Department of Student and Academic Administration

Academic Standards, Quality and Partnerships

Approval, Modification and Closure of Academic Provision

The role of Academic Standards, Quality and Partnerships in the Department of Student and Academic Provison reagarding approval, modification and closure of courses is to maintain documentation and guidance, advise departments on the process, ensure the appropriate documentation is completed correctly, maintain a central record of proposals and advise academic committees on the status of proposals. The Approval, Modification and Closure of Academic Provison policy sets out the formal process for award-bearing courses.

Submission of Proposals 

Phase 1 New Proposals

New proposals will initially be considered by the University Education and Student Experience Committee (UESEC) followed by full consideration of the proposal by the relevant Faculty Executive Committees.

Phase 2 Approval Committee

New proposals will be considered through Approval Committees organised by Faculties and the Approval Reports will be considered by Quality Assurance Committee.

Phase 3 Completion

New proposals will be considered completed when conditions have been met and the Form 40 has been signed and submitted to Academic Standards, Quality and Partnerships for final action and to confirm the course as Live

Course Approval Process

Information and guidance documents for Course Approval ...[GO]

Collaborative Programme Approval Process

Information and guidance documents for Collaborative Programme Approval... [GO]

Collaborative Research Degree Approval Process

Information and guidance documents for Collaborative Research Degree Approval ...[GO]

Course with Collaborative Specific Credit Approval Process

Information and guidance documents for Course with Collaborative Specific Credit Approval ...[GO]

Flexible Curriculum Approval Process

Information and guidance documents for Short Course Approval ...[GO]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Related Approval Processes

Course Modification, Closure and Suspension

Information and guidance documents for Course Modification, Closure and Suspension ...[GO]

Exemption from Curriculum Framework and Assessment Regulations

Information and guidance documents for exemption from Curriculum Framework and Assessment Regulations... [GO]

New Award Approval

Information and guidance documents for New Award Approval ...[GO]