The University’s management of academic standards is built upon robust University-wide and Universally applied policies, practices and procedures; the local delivery of learning, teaching and assessment in accordance with these University-approved policies; and University-level scrutiny of College and subject area provision and practice to ensure compliance with and adherence to University quality assurance policies and processes.
The University policies and regulations that enable the institutional management of academic standards are embodied in the University’s formal
- Academic Regulations
- Code of Practice for Quality Assurance (CPQA)
- Code of Practice for Collaborative Provision (CPCP)
- Feedback and Assessment Policy
The University’s regulations, policies and procedures are designed and tested to reflect the expectations and indicators of sound practice contained in the QAA Quality Code for Higher Education (QAA Quality Code), Part A in particular, and elements of Part B and Part C as cross-referenced in the Quality Code. These regulations, policies and procedures, and the University’s Code of Practice and Procedures, are regularly reviewed and revised to ensure on-going adaptation and adherence to new and revised chapters of the Quality Code as and when they are released or updated, the Credit and Qualification Framework for Wales (CQFW), and any other external development or requirements from UK-wide bodies, including professional, statutory and regulatory bodies (PSRBs).
Qualification Descriptors and FHEQ
Benchmarks and Qualification Descriptors
Introducing New Award Nomenclature
Approved Award Nomenclature
External Input into Programmes