In addition to the Core and Sector-Specific QA Guidelines, providers may also need to refer to Topic-Specific QA Guidelines.

These guidelines apply to a particular topic or type of provision, such as apprenticeships or research degrees.  This includes topics that are optional for providers depending upon the range and type of their provision.

The topic-specific guidelines published so far include:

A number of further Topic-Specific QA Guidelines are currently in development and will be published shortly.