Directorate of Quality Enhancement and Standards

Programme life cycle: validations, annual programme reviews, periodic reviews, modifications, suspensions and withdrawals

At each stage, the Directorate of Quality Enhancement and Standards provides guidelines and templates in order to make the processes as efficient and effective as possible, to ensure that University programmes are of a high standard and meet all external and internal requirements. 

View the processes that apply to the life cycle of a programme:

This process flow chart provides information on the roles that central University departments play within the programme life cycle.

A summary of key deadlines in relation to the programme life cycle processes, including Marketing and Timetabling deadlines, can be found here.