Quality Assurance Code of Practice- Academic Programme Development
Programme development, approval, and review process is the quality assurance mechanism by which a proposed programme of study is scrutinized in order to ensure that the programme is consistent with the University’s strategy, is financially viable and is academically appropriate and sound. The University also needs to ensure that it has the necessary capacity to deliver a high quality student learning experience.
Programme design and development is undertaken by the Faculty through their respective Departments or under the authority of Faculty Committees and Deans. Development and approval of all programmes are required to follow the process stipulated in this Code of Practice
This Code of Practice is intended to provide a high level rigorous scrutiny to programme proposals whilst facilitating innovation and updating of the academic portfolio.