Welcome to the Academic Quality and Development (AQD)
Academic Quality at London Metropolitan University
Our Strategic plan 2015-2020 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.
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Academic Quality and Development
Quality Assurance at the University
Our Strategic Plan (2013-15) identifies the quality and enhancement of our courses as a key priority
Quality Enhancement Unit Team
Quality Enhancement Unit team has the responsibilities for the quality assurance and enhancement of all provision delivered by our partners.
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.
The Quality Manual (QM), formerly the Taught Provision Manual (TPM), is designed to take the reader through the key stages of each quality assurance procedure.
Quality Enhancement Strategy
London Metropolitan University's Quality Enhancement Strategy was approved by Academic Development Committee on 11 October 2010.
Monitoring and Evaluation 'One-Stop-Shop'
Welcome to the University’s Monitoring and Evaluation 'One-Stop-Shop'.
Collaborative Partners (Quality Assurance)
The Quality Enhancement Unit has responsibility for the oversight of the management and enhancement of quality assurance activities.
Professional, Statutory and Regulatory Bodies (PSRB)
Professional, Statutory and Regulatory Body (PSRB) accreditation is a general term used to describe the accreditation, approval or recognition of specific courses.
External Scrutiny (QAA, MSCHE, EUA)
The Quality Enhancement Unit acts as the lead area within the University when undergoing external audit by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA UK) and other accreditation agencies.
Templates and guidance
Below is a collection of proformas, flow charts, hyperlinks and other relevant information, gathered in one place for ease of access.
Partnerships Operation Manual (POM)
The Partnerships Operational Manual (POM) takes the reader through the key stages of the procedures for the management of collaborative taught provision