Programme design and specifications, Boards of Studies and validating changes.
Programme design is carried out at the school or subject area level.
Each degree programme must have a programme specification.
Proposals are considered at the school or University level.
The school and college must ensure that changes are properly validated.
The University’s procedures for programme design and approval are consistent with section Seven of the Quality Assurance Agency’s Code of Practice for the Assurance of Academic Standards in Higher Education.
Definitions of ‘programme’ and ‘course’ can be found in the Glossary of Terms.
This article was published on Feb 10, 2012