Programme Appraisal and Enhancement (PAE)
The PAE process applies to all undergraduate (standard and non-standard), taught postgraduate programmes and UK and overseas collaborative provision (CP).
The PAE is pivotal to the university’s programme monitoring process to ensure academic standards are being maintained.
Faculty provision – please use the faculty PAE template (updated 30 July 2020), PAE guidance (updated 30 July 2020).
Collaborative provision (CP) – please use the CP PAE template and CP PAE guidance.
The first iteration of 2020/21 PAEs for ALL programmes (both undergraduate and postgraduate) should be approved by the relevant Programme Management Board (PMB) or equivalent by Friday 18 September 2020.
The date above applies to collaborative partners who should ensure that a PMB or equivalent has signed off the first PAEs that will be submitted to DAQ.
PAEs are live documents and are expected to be updated as new information becomes available but as a minimum prior to submission to each meeting of a PMB or equivalent throughout the academic year. For general advice on SMART actions please use the guidance.
Multimodal PAE briefings and drop in sessions are provided by faculties and DAQ to support programme leaders who are completing the PAE - please contact your faculty Associate Professor Quality for further information.
Please contact your faculty Associate Professor (Quality) if you have any queries or Sophia Goddard. Collaborative partners should contact Kathryn Butler.