Sheffield Hallam University is responsible to its students for the quality and standards of its academic provision. External expectations are that the University’s academic standards must meet or exceed UK threshold academic standards and offer high quality learning opportunities to students. The Quality Framework incorporates all the main features of quality and standards management at the University, with reference to the relevant frameworks, policies and processes. Academic awards that are developed, approved and managed in accordance with the Quality Framework are intended to meet and exceed UK threshold academic standards and offer high quality learning opportunities to students. The Quality Framework has been approved by the University’s Academic Board to provide a reference point for all aspects of the management of quality and standards in the University.
♦ Section 1- The Quality Framework – Introduction and Principles
Section 2 – Validation
♦ Section 2 – Validation
♦ Section 2 – Validation – Annex 1 – Guidance for Course Design and Planning Teams
♦ Section 2 – Validation – Annex 2 – Criteria for Assessing Quality and Standards at Validation
♦ Section 2 – Validation – Annex 3 – Validation Panels – Constitution, Terms of Reference and Criterias for Nomination
Section 3 – Modifications to Approved Curriculum is currently under revision. A revised version will be published shortly.
Section 4 – Annual Review
♦ Section 4 – Annual Review
♦ Section 4 – Annual Review – Annex 1 – Annual Quality Review Cycle
♦ Section 6 – External Examiners
♦ Section 6 – External Examiners – Annex 1 – Roles and Responsibilities
♦ Section 7 – Collaborative Partnerships and Provision – Procedures for Managing Quality and Standards
♦ Section 8 – Professional, Statutory and or Regulatory Bodies