Academic quality at London Metropolitan University
Our Strategic Plan identifies the quality and enhancement of our courses as a key priority.
Whether in our teaching and learning or research, our knowledge exchange or enterprise activity, London Metropolitan University is dedicated to upholding internationally recognised benchmarks of quality.
Relevant aims of our strategic plan include:
- ensuring that all benchmarks of quality are met through uniform and timely quality assurance and enhancement processes
- reviewing the course and research portfolio regularly to meet changing student expectations and research needs or opportunities
- celebrating the educational and research emphasis of different schools, and also in different partner institutions, whilst ensuring common high standards of pedagogy, assessment, award and publication
Our quality assurance procedures are designed to ensure that our courses offer students the best possible learning experience.
Academic Quality and Development
Quality Assurance at the University
Our Strategic Plan (2019/20-24/25) identifies the quality and enhancement of our courses as a key priority
Collaborative Partners (Quality Assurance)
The Academic Quality and Development team has responsibility for the oversight of the management and enhancement of quality assurance activities.
Partnerships Operational Manual (POM)
The Partnerships Operational Manual (POM) takes the reader through the key stages of the procedures for the management of collaborative taught provision
Academic Quality and Development Team
The AQD team develops and supports the quality assurance and enhancement processes of the University and collaborative partners, both in the UK and overseas.
External scrutiny (QAA)
Academic Quality and Development acts as the lead area within the University when undergoing external review by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA UK) and other accreditation agencies.
Quality Assurance Agency (QAA)
Universities in the United Kingdom, including London Metropolitan University, are independent, self-governing institutions that are responsible for the academic quality and standards.
Professional and statutory regulatory bodies (PSRB)
The University recognises that PSRB accreditation is an important dimension of academic standards, providing additional external references adding value in terms of employability.