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

Degree apprenticeships
External examining
Learning, teaching and assessment

Managing academic quality

Monitoring
Periodic review

Programme approval and management
Student voice
Taught programmes academic regulations

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 register Educational Partnerships
Cross-site moderation guidelines Sophia Goddard
DMU definition and models of activity

Educational Partnerships or Emma Sheffield

Guide to developing multiple awards

Andrew Thompson

Guide to managing collaborative provision

Andrew Thompson

Collaborative link tutor handbook

Andrew Thompson

Collaborative link tutor role profile

Andrew Thompson

 

Approval 

Partner and programme approval – quick start guide

Andrew Thompson

Briefing paper for prospective partners

Andrew Thompson

Teaching teams in partner institutions – guidance on DMU expectations

Andrew Thompson

UK legal due diligence questionnaire

Andrew Thompson

International legal due diligence questionnaire

Andrew Thompson

Programme site/campus of delivery visit resource checklist

Andrew Thompson

Proposed programme market analysis form (internal use only, source: EP/GPU) 

Educational Partnerships or Global Partnership Unit

DMU balance scorecard (internal use only, source: EP/GPU)

Educational Partnerships or Global Partnership Unit

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

Andrew Thompson

Executive Board Submission (EBSub) (internal use, source: EP/GPU or DAQ) 

Andrew Thompson

EPA approval document prompts (internal use only, source: EP/GPU)

Andrew Thompson

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

Andrew Thompson

Partner Overview Document (POD)

Andrew Thompson

Programme planning form | example financial viability assessment

Rebecca Thirlby

Fast-track request form

Sally Lloyd

Core Approval Document (CAD)

Andrew Thompson

Programme handbook guidance | template

Rebecca Thirlby

Service level agreement template

Educational Partnerships

External panel member nomination form for collaborative provision

Andrew Thompson 

External panel members claim form

Kathryn Butler

Typical lines of enquiry example for approval event

Andrew Thompson

Six month follow up report

Andrew Thompson
Process for approving new partnership proposals Andrew Thompson
Process for approving new Enhanced Progression Agreement (EPA) proposals Andrew Thompson

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Monitoring 
Annual Quality Monitoring (AQM) – quick start guide  Kathryn Butler
Annual Quality Monitoring (AQM) calendar for collaborative provision Kathryn Butler
External examiner report proforma – undergraduate and postgraduate Louise Newell
Programme Appraisal and Enhancement (PAE) – academic standards definition and good practice guide Abid Hussain
Programme Appraisal and Enhancement (PAE) – CP PAE guidance and CP PAE form Kathryn Butler/Abid Hussain
Programme Appraisal and Enhancement (PAE) – research-engaged teaching  Abid Hussain
Programme Appraisal and Enhancement (PAE) – SMART actions guidance | example of a completed PAE Sophia Goddard
Student feedback visit prompts sheet Kathryn Butler
Student Voice Committee (SVC)/Staff Student Consultative Committee (SSCC) – operational guidance and issues log Sophia Goddard 
Staff CV format guidance Kathryn Butler
Programme composition template Kathryn Butler

Programme handbook guidance | template

Rebecca Thirlby
Service level agreement template Educational Partnerships
Accuracy of collaborative partner public information Kathryn Butler

 

Changes 

Programme intake suspension and closure procedure and proforma

Rebecca Thirlby

Programme site/campus of delivery visit resource checklist

Kathryn Butler

Curriculum modification – guide and form

Rebecca Thirlby

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Review 

Collaborative review – quick start guide

Andrew Thompson

UK legal due diligence questionnaire

Andrew Thompson
International legal due diligence questionnaire Andrew Thompson
Partnership and Programme Evaluation Document (PPED) template Andrew Thompson

Faculty report proforma

Andrew Thompson

Professional services proforma

Andrew Thompson

External panel member nomination form for collaborative provision

Andrew Thompson

External panel members claim form

Kathryn Butler

Six month follow up report

Andrew Thompson

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

Andrew Thompson

 

Closure

Exit strategy plan template

Andrew Thompson

 

Validation Service
External subject adviser – quick start guide Educational Partnerships
External subject adviser – nomination process | nomination form  Educational Partnerships
External subject adviser – annual report Educational Partnerships
External subject adviser – visit report proforma Educational Partnerships
External subject adviser – extension of tenure process | extension of tenure form Educational Partnerships
External subject adviser – fee information | claim form Educational Partnerships
External subject adviser – Validation and Revalidation report  Educational Partnerships
Validation service – A guide for DMUIC Link Tutors and Link Administrators Educational Partnerships
Validation service – operational guide Educational Partnerships

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degree-aprenticeships
Degree apprenticeships
Apprenticeship programme handbook template | planning form Sally Lloyd
Higher and degree apprenticeships – brief guide to validation requirements Sally Lloyd
Higher and degree apprenticeships – brief guide for validation panel members Sally Lloyd
Higher and degree apprenticeships – brief guide to external examining Sally Lloyd

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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

Accessing your payslip from DMUhub

Louise Newell

Guide to external examining at DMU

Louise Newell
Nomination – undergraduate and postgraduate form Louise Newell
Training and support – Blackboard guidance Louise Newell
Training and support – 2018/19 briefing day presentation Louise Newell
External examiner’s confirmation of decisions – undergraduate and postgraduate (for completion by the relevant external examiner) 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) 2018–23

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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