List of contents

Section A Committee structure, terms of reference and responsibilities
Section B Validation
Section C Guidelines for the validation of major with minor combinations
Section D The validation of distance learning proposals
Section E The validation of courses which do not lead to the award of university credit
Section F Quality Appraisals and Internal Quality Audits (IQAs)
Section G Subject Review
Section H Thematic reviews
Section I Collaborative provision
Section J The validation of joint awards
Section K Articulation arrangements
Section L Annual Evaluation
Section M External Examiners for Taught Provision
Section N Criteria for the Selection and Appointment of Research Degree Examiners
Section O Validation of degree apprenticehips
Section P PGR Validation Processes
Section Q PGR Distance Learning Processes
Section R PGR Partnership Activites

APPENDIX A Guidelines for the operation of school boards
APPENDIX B Flow chart indicating validation of courses
APPENDIX C Validation and recruitment timelines
APPENDIX D Module Evaluation Policy
APPENDIX E Guidelines on the subject review compliance exercise
APPENDIX F Form for Dean’s Confirmation of Completed QA Activities

APPENDIX G PGR Distance Learning Proforma