MDH's degree-awarding powers for the Bachelor's degree in Mathematics assured

Feb 27, 2015 | Education

The Swedish Higher Education Authority (UKÄ) has now announced that MDH's study programme leading to a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics maintains high quality and thus our degree-awarding powers are assured. - All those involved have really done a fine job to guarantee that our students get an education of high quality, says Vice-Chancellor Karin Röding.

 

UKÄ has had the task of reviewing the quality of all the country's higher education programmes. In October 2014 UKÄ made the assessment that MDH's Bachelor's degree in Mathematics was of deficient quality. Since then the University has made several efforts to ensure that the study programme leading to  Bachelor's degree in Mathematics maintains high quality. For example the University has:

  • strengthened the teaching staff with more teachers with doctoral degrees to make sure that the teaching maintains a high quality,
  • established several new mandatory Mathematics courses to ensure that the students acquire better knowledge to be able to take their degrees, and
  • increased the time for supervision and for examination when writing essays.

So now UKÄ makes the assessment that MDH's Bachelor's degree in Mathematics maintains high quality and consequently the University may retain the right to award this Bachelor's degree.

- This news today gives us confirmation that that the study programme maintains high quality, which is always the University's aim. It also shows that we are able to take vigorous action to improve and raise the quality of our study programmes. This is really very pleasing, says Karin Röding.