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Assessment in Criminology
Assessment in criminology
3.1 What is Assessment?

The Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) checks quality and standards of programmes and subjects within all Higher Education institutions by auditing them. The QAA Code of Practice on the Assessment of Students states that: Assessment is a generic term for a set of processes that measure the outcomes of students' learning, in terms of knowledge acquired, understanding developed and skills gained' and that:

It provides the basis for decisions on whether a student is ready to proceed, to qualify for an award or to demonstrate competence to practise. ...

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