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Program of Merit

Higher education institutions, often referred to globally as tertiary institutions, develop curriculum based on standards of a profession or government agency. For institutions that have not found a suitable standard locally, the World Park Academy has established an international standard through its Program of Merit endorsement.

In 2019, the WPA awarded its first Program of Merit to Malaysia’s Universiti Teknologi MARA’s Bachelor of Parks and Amenity Management (Honours).

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  • Asset Management
  • Business Acumen
  • Interpretation and Education
  • Landscape and Amenity Horticulture
  • Leadership
  • Operations and Maintenance
  • Project Management
  • Public Health Foundations
  • Recreation
  • Resource Management
  • Supervision

While not at the same level of accreditation, endorsement as a Program of Merit gives students and stakeholders confidence that a program is recognized internationally as relevant and of good quality.

» Read more about WPA’s Program of Merit endorsement.