Academic Quality Handbook and Guide to Academic Quality Procedures

Guide to Academic Quality Procedures (PDF 208KB)This short guide has been designed to provide an outline of the University's academic quality assurance procedures, to enable the reader to decide what procedure is appropriate for what purpose, and to guide the reader to the most appropriate source for further information.

Introduction and Contents (PDF 155KB)

Glossary of Abbreviations and Terminology (PDF 57KB)

Section 1: Module, Course and Programme Developments

Section 2: Annual Appraisal Process

Section 3: Institution-Led Subject Review and Course Re-Approval

Section 4: External Examiner Arrangements

Section 5: Placement Provision

Section 6: Academic Collaboration

Section 7: Research Degrees

Academic Quality Handbook

AQH Section 7: Research Degree (PDF 415KB)


Proformas associated with all aspects of the research degrees process are available from the Research Degrees web area.