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Statutory Instruments

2000 No. 3327

EDUCATION, ENGLAND

The Education (Recognised Bodies) (England) Order 2000

Made

11th December 2000

Coming into force

22nd December 2000

In exercise of the powers conferred by section 216(1) of the Education Reform Act 1988(1) the Secretary of State for Education and Employment hereby makes the following Order:

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Education (Recognised Bodies) (England) Order 2000 and shall come into force on 22nd December 2000.

(2) This Order extends to England only(2).

2.  The bodies which are specified in the Schedule to this Order are hereby designated as bodies which appear to the Secretary of State to be recognised bodies.

3.  The Education (Recognised Bodies) Order 1999(3) is hereby revoked.

Tessa Blackstone

Minister of State

Department for Education and Employment

11th December 2000

Article 2

SCHEDULE

  • University of Aberdeen

  • University of Abertay Dundee

  • Anglia Polytechnic University

  • The Archbishop of Canterbury

  • Aston University

  • University of Bath

  • Bath Spa University College

  • University of Birmingham

  • Bolton Institute of Higher Education

  • Bournemouth University

  • University of Bradford

  • University of Brighton

  • University of Bristol

  • Brunel University

  • University of Buckingham

  • Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College

  • University of Cambridge

  • Canterbury Christ Church University College

  • University of Central England in Birmingham

  • University of Central Lancashire

  • Cheltenham and Gloucester College of Higher Education

  • University College, Chichester

  • City University

  • Coventry University

  • Cranfield University

  • De Montfort University

  • University of Derby

  • University of Dundee

  • University of Durham

  • University of East Anglia

  • University of East London

  • University of Edinburgh

  • University of Essex

  • University of Exeter

  • University of Glamorgan (Prifysgol Morgannwg)

  • University of Glasgow

  • Glasgow Caledonian University

  • University of Greenwich

  • Harper Adams University College

  • Henley Management College

  • Heriot-Watt University

  • University of Hertfordshire

  • University of Huddersfield

  • University of Hull

  • University of Keele

  • University of Kent at Canterbury

  • Kingston University

  • University of Lancaster

  • University of Leeds

  • Leeds Metropolitan University

  • University of Leicester

  • University of Lincolnshire and Humberside

  • University of Liverpool

  • Liverpool John Moores University

  • University of London

  • London Guildhall University

  • The London Institute

  • Loughborough University

  • University of Luton

  • University of Manchester

  • University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology

  • The Manchester Metropolitan University

  • Middlesex University

  • Napier University, Edinburgh

  • University of Newcastle upon Tyne

  • University of North London

  • University College Northampton

  • University of Northumbria at Newcastle

  • University of Nottingham

  • The Nottingham Trent University

  • Open University

  • University of Oxford

  • Oxford Brookes University

  • University of Paisley

  • University of Plymouth

  • University of Portsmouth

  • Presbyterian Theological Faculty, Ireland

  • Queen Margaret University College, Edinburgh

  • The Queen’s University of Belfast

  • University of Reading

  • The Robert Gordon University

  • Royal Agricultural College

  • Royal College of Art

  • Royal College of Music

  • The Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, Glasgow

  • University of Salford

  • University of Sheffield

  • Sheffield Hallam University

  • South Bank University

  • University of Southampton

  • University of St Andrews

  • Staffordshire University

  • University of Stirling

  • University of Strathclyde

  • University of Sunderland

  • University of Surrey

  • University of Surrey, Roehampton

  • The Surrey Institute of Art & Design, University College

  • University of Sussex

  • University of Teesside

  • Thames Valley University

  • University of Ulster

  • University of Wales

  • University of Warwick

  • University of the West of England, Bristol

  • University of Westminster

  • University of Wolverhampton

  • University College Worcester

  • University of York

Schools, Colleges and Institutes of the University of London permitted by the University to award University of London degrees

  • Birkbeck College

  • Goldsmiths College

  • Heythrop College

  • Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine

  • Institute of Education

  • Kings College London

  • London Business School

  • London School of Economics and Political Science

  • London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

  • Queen Mary and Westfield College

  • Royal Academy of Music

  • Royal Holloway and Bedford New College

  • The Royal Veterinary College

  • School of Oriental and African Studies

  • The School of Pharmacy

  • St George’s Hospital Medical School

  • University College London

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order lists all those bodies which appear to the Secretary of State to be recognised bodies within section 214(2)(a) or (b) of the Education Reform Act 1988. These are universities, colleges or other bodies which are authorised by Royal Charter or by or under Act of Parliament to grant degrees and other bodies for the time being permitted by these bodies to act on their behalf in the granting of degrees. An award granted by such a body is not an award of a kind referred to in section 214(1), which makes it an offence to grant, offer to grant, or issue any invitation relating to certain unrecognised degrees and awards.

Power to make orders under section 216(1) is devolved to Wales by virtue of the National Assembly for Wales (Transfer of Functions) Order 1999 (S.I. 1999/672) and to Scotland by virtue of section 53 of the Scotland Act 1998 (c. 46).

This Order updates and replaces the list of bodies contained in the Education (Recognised Bodies) Order 1999, which is revoked. It includes a number of institutions which have been authorised to award degrees under section 76 of the Further and Higher Education Act 1992 (c. 13), and section 48 of the Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act (c. 37). It also includes a number of schools, colleges and institutes of London University which have been permitted by the University to award University of London degrees.

(2)

The Secretary of State can exercise the power under section 216(1) only in relation to England: see article 2 of and Schedule 1 to the National Assembly for Wales (Transfer of Functions) Order 1999 (S.I. 1999/672). The Secretary of State’s functions under the Education Reform Act 1988 were transferred, in or as regards Scotland, to the Scottish Ministers by virtue of section 53 of the Scotland Act 1998 (c. 46).

(3)

S.I. 1999/833.

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