Please read our student and staff community guidance on COVID-19
Skip to main content Skip to navigation

Education Policy and Quality

Education Policy and Quality

Course/module approval

Information about the course and module approval process, including an overview, access to the new online approval systems and existing forms to download and complete.


Information about examination conventions and mark scales. Advice about encouraging good academic conduct. Guidance on giving feedback on assessment to students.


Information about institutional teaching and learning review and annual course review, including report forms to download.

Credit and Module Framework

An institutional discussion is taking place on the planned review and revision of the University’s credit and module framework - the way we measure, describe and compare learning achievement. Find out more about the review, attend a ‘Town hall’ meeting and have your say.

More TQ info...


Useful links

Review of Assessment

The University is currently conducting a Review of Assessment led by Professor David Lamburn, Deputy PVC (Education) and work is ongoing in five sub-groups dealing with issues such as assessment strategies, academic integrity (plagiarism and cheating), mitigating circumstances, reasonable adjustments, progression requirements, remedying failure, timing of examinations and examination board procedures.

For the latest information, visit the Review of Assessment pages.