The QAA has rejected accusations

December 17, 1999

The QAA has rejected accusations of "creeping anglicisation" in its proposals to axe the distinctive MA title for some Scottish undergraduate degrees. The consultative paper proposes restricting the title to postgraduate qualifications, writes Olga Wojtas.

The Garrick report, the Scottish arm of the Dearing inquiry, highlighted three different interpretations of the masters award in Scotland, which it said was unhelpful.

Norman Sharp, head of the QAA Scottish office, denied the QAA was undermining Scottish tradition.

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