London Metropolitan University is responsible for ensuring that appropriate academic standards are being achieved and a good quality of education is being offered to students.
The University’s schools work within the policies and processes set out in the Quality Manual. These processes are developed to assure the quality of teaching and learning and that the standards of awards are aligned with the UK Quality Code for Higher Education published by the Quality Assurance Agency.
To access the University's approved course and module specifications, please see our Course Catalogue for course specifications and Module Catalogue for module specifications.
Responsibility for quality at the University
Academic Quality and Development (AQD) has the responsibility to develop and support quality assurance and enhancement processes for the University and our Collaborative Partners. The team advises Schools on matters of academic standards and quality assurance.
The University’s Academic Schools are responsible for the implementation of quality management within the University.
The Centre for Professional and Educational Development (CPED) is a unit within the Human Resources Directorate that is responsible for the delivery of staff development for academic and professional services staff. CPED also supports staff in the delivery of high quality teaching, learning and assessment.
Quality Assurance at the University
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 (AQD) 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.
Templates and guidance
The Templates, Forms and Guidance section is the collection of proformas, flow charts, hyperlinks and other relevant information, gathered in one place for ease of access.