List of contents

 Section A Committee structure, terms of reference and responsibilities
 Section B Validation
 Section C Guidelines for the validation of joint honours or major with minor subject courses
 Section D The validation of distance learning proposals
 Section E The validation of Non-credit bearing courses
 Section F The validation of joint awards
 Section G The validation of Short courses (Credit bearing)
 Section H The validation of Apprenticeships
 Section I Validation of Post Graduate Research Provision
 Section J Quality appraisals and internal quality audits (IQAS)
 Section K Subject reviews
 Section L Thematic reviews
 Section M Annual Evaluation
 Section N Collaborative provision
 Section O Articulation Arrangements
 Section P External Examiners for Taught Provision
 Section Q Criteria for the Selection and Appointment of Research Degree Examiners
 Section R Delivery of Research Degrees by Distance Learning (DL)
 Section S PGR Partnership Activities

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 Research Degree by DL Approval Proforma
APPENDIX E Module Evaluation Policy
APPENDIX F Guidelines on the conduct on the subject review compliance exercise
APPENDIX G Dean's Confirmation of Completion of Key Quality Activities
APPENDIX H Dual Award Cotutelle Request Proforma
APPENDIX I Cotutelle Flow Chart (Dual Award)