Quality and Standards Office

The Quality and Standards Office provides advice to the University and its staff on issues of quality and standards and operates the processes that the University has put in place to ensure that programmes are of an appropriate quality and standard and meet national expectations.


Quality Manual

The Quality Manual sets out the University's quality procedures and aims to provide guidance on all aspects of University quality assurance and enhancement, covering both academic and professional service departments.

View the Quality Manual


REgulation and Credit Framework

The Regulation and Credit Framework is used to ensure that each programme and award is structured, delivered and assessed fairly, consistently and transparently.

More on the Regulations


Student Handbook TemplateS

The student programme handbook template is intended to help ensure that students have essential information about their programme of study and are aware of sources of further information, advice and support.

Download the Student Handbook Template

continuous improvement

Guidance, forms and templates for Continuous Improvement, including Boards of Study and Annual Monitoring through the Programme Continuous Improvement Plan (PCIP)

Learn about Continuous Improvement


Working with external partners to develop, approve and deliver collaborative partnerships and programmes

Working with partner institutions


The principal external means, on a continuous basis, for assuring the maintenance of quality, academic standards and comparability across the HE sector

Visit the External Examiner webpages

management of the academic portfolio

Procedures, guidance, forms and templates for the planning, approval, modification and periodic review of  academic programmes

Learn about Managing the Academic Portfolio

Regulations, Policies and Procedures

All programmes and awards are governed by University academic regulations and procedures that are designed to ensure each programme and award is structured, delivered and assessed fairly, consistently and transparently

Access our regulations and policies


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