11 March 2021

FROM ACADEMIC PLANNING ADVISORY GROUP
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ASQEC/21/1Report from the meeting of the Advisory Group held on 21 January 2021.
COURSE APPROVAL
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ASQEC/21/2a)Report on recommendations for approval from evaluation and revalidation panels since 3 December 2020.
ASQEC/21/2b)Status of outstanding final evaluation / revalidation documents from 2019/20 and 2020/21.
ASQEC/21/2c)Course revisions and new short-course modules approved by Faculties and the Distributed Education Board.
ASQEC/21/2d)Request for a further one-year extension for the period of approval for BSc Hons/MOptom Hons in Optometry.
ASQEC/21/2e)Request for a one-year extension for the period of approval for the Certificate of Higher Education in Combined Social and Behavioural Sciences (BMC).
ASQEC/21/2f)Request for a three-year extension for the period of approval for the Diploma in International Foundation Studies (with pathways).
ASQEC/21/2g)Request for a one-year extension to the period of approval for the programmes within Unit 18A: Law (UG).
ASQEC/21/2h)Request for a one-year extension to the period of approval for the programmes within Unit 18B: Law (PG).
ASQEC/21/2i)Request for an extension to the period of approval for all revalidation units within the Belfast School of Art (the proposed extensions range from one to three years).
ASQEC/21/2j)Request for a further one-year extension to the period of approval for BSc Environmental Health, BSc Real Estate, BSc/MSci Planning, Regeneration and Development, and MSc Real Estate. 
ASQEC/21/2k)Request for a one-year extension to the period of approval for MSc Data Science.
ASQEC/21/2l)Request for a one-year extension to the period of approval for MSc Internet of Things.
REGULATIONS
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ASQEC/21/3a)Request from the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences to approve the departure from the requirement for a compulsory final year dissertation/project in an honours degree for BSc (Hons) Policing and Criminology (Applied Practice).
ASQEC/21/3b)Request from the Faculty of Life and Health Sciences to approve the exemption from providing an Aegrotat award for PgCert in the Theory of Independent Prescribing for Optometrists.
ASQEC/21/3c)Request from the Faculty of Life and Health Sciences to approve three variations to regulations for PgDip/MSc Physician Associate Studies.
ASQEC/21/3d)Request from the Faculty of Life and Health Sciences to approve the different exit award titles and a case for the BSc Hons exit award not to have a specific final-year dissertation/project module for Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS).
ASQEC/21/3e)Request to approve draft award regulations for the new qualification of Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS).
TWO-YEAR PART-TIME FOUNDATION DEGREE TASK AND FINISH GROUP
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ASQEC/21/4Update report.
ASSESSMENT RUBRICS
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ASQEC/21/5Paper on assessment rubrics.
CONTRACT CHEATING
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ASQEC/21/6Paper on contract cheating.
STUDENT APPEALS 2019/20
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ASQEC/21/7Annual  report.
COLLABORATIVE PARTNERSHIPS FORUM
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ASQEC/21/8Report from the meeting of the Forum held on 27 January 2021.
CONTINUOUS ASSURANCE OF QUALITY ENHANCEMENT (CAQE)
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ASQEC/21/9Report on the outcomes from CAQE (Collaborative Provision) 2019/20.
HTMi SINGAPORE
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ASQEC/21/10a)Report and recommendation for Institutional Approval.
ASQEC/21/10b)A paper on Collaborative Partnership.
CONFERMENT OF RECOGNISED TEACHER STATUS
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ASQEC/21/11A paper on procedural change.