Directorate of Quality Enhancement and Standards


The programme modification process is the quality assurance mechanism by which any proposed changes outside of the periodic review cycle may be considered and, if approved, implemented.  A step by step guide to the process and responsibilities of those involved can be found within the Code of practice for programme/module modification.

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

Below is a link to the major modification form, minor modification form, process flow chart and process guidance sheet.  These can also be found as appendices within the Code of practice for programme/module modification:



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