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Guidance and forms

The Department of Academic Quality (DAQ) produce a series of guidance and forms to support their work. These are presented for your use below, grouped by subject order. Click on the links to go directly to each section:

Collaborative provision:

General | Approval | Monitoring | Changes | Review | Closure | Validation Service

Data/management information – Tableau
External examining
Learning, teaching and assessment

Managing academic quality

Monitoring
Periodic review

Programme approval and management
Schemes and regulations
Student voice

The content found here is also located within the relevant sections of the site. A series of quick start guides for each of the above areas is available for reference.

Collaborative provision 
General
Collaborative provision – quick start guide Sophia Harding
Collaborative register Lisa Allden
Cross-site moderation guidelines Sophia Goddard
DMU definition and models of activity

Lisa Allden or Emma Sheffield

Guide to managing collaborative provision

Sophia Harding

Collaborative link tutor handbook

Sophia Harding 

Collaborative link tutor role profile

Lisa Allden 

 

Approval 

Partner and programme approval – quick start guide

Sophia Harding

Briefing paper for prospective partners

Sophia Harding

Teaching teams in partner institutions – guidance on DMU expectations

Sophia Harding

UK legal due diligence questionnaire

Sophia Harding

International legal due diligence questionnaire

Sophia Harding

Programme site/campus of delivery visit resource checklist

Sophia Harding

Proposed programme market analysis form (internal use only, source: APU) 

Lisa Allden

DMU balance scorecard (internal use only, source: APU)

Lisa Allden

Faculty Evaluation of Proposal (FEP) – following agreement by the critical decision makers to proceed (internal use only, source: APU)

Sophia Harding

Executive Board Submission (EBSub) (internal use, source: APU or DAQ) 

Sophia Harding

(EPAs) institutional visit report & APU instruction form for recruitment partnerships (internal use only, source: APU) 

Zeynep Arscott

EPA approval document prompts (internal use only, source: APU)

Sophia Harding

EPA operational plan (of delivery by DMU staff) (internal use only, source: APU) 

Sophia Harding

Partner Overview Document (POD)

Sophia Harding

New programme planning form

Henrietta Branston

Fast-track request form

Sally Lloyd

Core Approval Document (CAD)

Sophia Harding

Student handbook guide 

Henrietta Branston

Service level agreement template

Lisa Allden

External panel member nomination form for collaborative provision

Sophia Harding 

External panel members claim form

Lisa Griffiths

Typical lines of enquiry example for approval event

Sophia Harding

Six month follow up report

Sophia Harding
Process for approving new partnership proposals Sophia Harding
Process for approving new Enhanced Progression Agreement (EPA) proposals Sophia Harding

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Monitoring 
Annual Quality Monitoring (AQM) – quick start guide  Sophia Harding
Annual calendar of quality monitoring activities for collaborative provision Sophia Harding
External examiner report proforma – undergraduate and postgraduate Louise Newell
Annual Monitoring Review (AMR) report template Sophia Harding
Programme Enhancement Plan (PEP) guidance and PEP template proforma Louise Salmon
Student feedback visit prompts sheet Sophia Harding
Staff Student Consultative Committee (SSCC) – operational guidance and issues log Sophia Goddard 
Staff CV template Sophia Harding
Programme composition template Sophia Harding
Service level agreement template Lisa Allden 

Student handbook guide

Henrietta Branston
Accuracy of collaborative partner public information Sophia Harding

 

Changes 

Programme intake suspension and closure procedure and proforma

Henrietta Branston

Programme site/campus of delivery visit resource checklist

Sophia Harding 

Curriculum modification – guide and form

Henrietta Branston

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Review 

Collaborative review – quick start guide

Sophia Harding

UK legal due diligence questionnaire

Sophia Harding
International legal due diligence questionnaire Sophia Harding
Partnership and Programme Evaluation Document (PPED) template Sophia Harding

Faculty report proforma

Sophia Harding

Professional services proforma

Sophia Harding

External panel member nomination form for collaborative provision

Sophia Harding

External panel members claim form

Sophia Harding

Six month follow up report

Sophia Harding

Programme market analysis form for Collaborative Reviews (internal use only, source: DAQ) 

Sophia Harding

 

Closure

Exit strategy plan template

Sophia Harding

 

Validation Service
External subject adviser annual report Matt Evans 
External subject adviser visit report proforma Matt Evans
External subject adviser nomination process Matt Evans
External subject adviser nomination form  Matt Evans 
External subject adviser fee information Matt Evans
External subject adviser claim form Matt Evans 
External subject adviser pre-validation report  Matt Evans 
Governance guide Matt Evans
Validation service handbook Matt Evans
Validation service operational guide Matt Evans

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Data/management information – Tableau 
Use of data within quality management – quick start guide Suzanne Nelson
Accessing Tableau guide – DMU staff only | External examiners/collaborative partner staff Suzanne Nelson
Key system/report features Suzanne Nelson
Filter explanations Suzanne Nelson
Overview of using module achievement or programme performance data within quality management processes Suzanne Nelson
Tableau access request form Suzanne Nelson
Using module achievement data within Module Enhancement Plans (MEPs) – quick guide | full guidance Suzanne Nelson
Using module achievement data within programme management boards (PMBs) – quick guide | full guidance Suzanne Nelson
Using programme performance data within Programme Enhancement Plans (PEPs) – quick guide | full guidance Suzanne Nelson
Using programme performance data within programme management boards (PMBs) – quick guide | full guidance Suzanne Nelson
Using student profile data within Programme Enhancement Plans (PEPs) – quick guide | full guidance Suzanne Nelson
Using student profile data within programme management boards (PMBs) – quick guide | full guidance Suzanne Nelson

 

External examining
External examining – quick start guide Louise Newell
Extension/reallocation of duties – undergraduate and postgraduate form Louise Newell
Fee information and claim form Louise Newell

Guide to external examining at DMU

Louise Newell
Nomination – undergraduate and postgraduate form Louise Newell
Training and support – undergraduate and postgraduate 2016/17 briefing day presentations Louise Newell
External examiner’s confirmation of decisions – undergraduate and postgraduate (for completion by the relevant external examiner) Louise Newell
Written reports – faculty annual report proforma (for completion by the Heads of Quality) Louise Newell
Written reports – undergraduate and postgraduate report proforma Louise Newell

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Learning, teaching and assessment

Assessment and Feedback Policy

Sophia Goddard

Learning, Teaching and Assessment Strategy (ULTAS), 2012–15 – full published copy | text only version

Sophia Goddard

Mark descriptors – postgraduate taught – mark descriptors | staff guidance | student guidance

Sally Lloyd

Mark descriptors – undergraduate – mark descriptors | staff guidance | student guidance

Sally Lloyd

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