• Chapter 2: Programme design and approval

    This section of the Quality & Standards Handbook covers the approval procedures relating to taught programmes developed and delivered by Brookes staff.

  • What does this chapter cover?

    Read this chapter if you are interested in any of the following procedures:

    • Section 1 - Scope of the chapter
    • Section 2 - Approval of a new programme of study leading to a University award (qualification or credit), and the re-validation of an existing programme of study
    • Section 3 - Approval of the addition of a new type of award to the University’s portfolio, and of the variation from the University Regulations to apply to a specific programme
    • Section 4 - Approval of modifications to existing modules or programmes
    • Section 5 - Programme closure or suspension of recruitment

    Related links

    • Chapter 5 - For information about the approval, monitoring and review of collaborative arrangements. 
    • Chapter 6 - For information about the approval, monitoring and review of ‘home’/on-campus short courses.