Collaborative Provision

QE procedures and resources for courses offered with our partners.

Collaborative Provision

Collaborative Provision - Quality Enhancement

Collaborative Provision

QE procedures and resources for courses offered with our partners.

Quality Enhancement is responsible for the monitoring of quality assurance and enhancement arrangements in partner institutions which have been approved to offer Ulster University award-bearing courses.

Quality Enhancement manages the processes for Institutional Recognition, those for monitoring through Annual Course Review and the Programme Management System, and supports the work of the Collaborative Partnerships Forum.

The Academic Office is responsible for quality assurance arrangements in respect of initial approval and re-validation of such courses.  The Partnership Handbook details University policies and procedures for the approval, management and monitoring of courses.

Follow the links for information on:

Annual Course Review

Collaborative Partnerships Forum

Collaborative Provision Register (Scroll to NOTICE BOARD - Collaborative Courses Register)

Institutional Approval

Institutional Re-Approval

Partnership Managers

Staff Development

Statistics (UU staff only)


Documentation for HE Co-ordinators:

Responsibilities of HE Co-ordinators

University Expectations of Staff Teaching on Ulster University Approved Programmes


Documentation for Partner Institutions:

Appendix 2A - Foundation Degree

Annual Notification of Course Delivery Team

APEL Submissions Proforma

Conventions for the Naming of Staff and Students in Minutes

GCSE Acceptable Evidence to Meet GCSE Requirements (includes example of correctly certified document)

GCSE Verification Form for Applicant

GCSE Verification Form for Partner Quality Manager

Guidelines for the Management of Subject Networks

Penalties for Exceeding Word Limits and Guidance on Workload Equivalence

Principles for the Management of Two-Year, Three-Semester, Part-Time Foundation Degrees

Requirements for Examination Broadsheets

Staff/Student Consultative Committee Terms of Reference and Model Agenda

Staff/Student Consultative Committee Action List

Table of Equivalences for Entry to Undergraduate Programmes Based on Year 1 Admission to Full-Time Degrees

University's Revised SENDO Guidance Booklet for Staff

Verification of Published Information Form

Archive Documents

Collaborative Strategy


In this section:

Institutional Approval

Quality Enhancement is responsible for the monitoring of quality assurance and enhancement arrangements in partner institutions which have been approved to offer Ulster University award-bearing courses.

Faculty Partnership Managers

The University has Partnership Managers who are the identified link between the University and partner institutions.

Annual Course Review

Information on ACR process

Institutional Re-Approval

Partner institutions are subject to a re-approval process normally in a quinquennial cycle in the year preceding the expiry of the Memorandum of Recognition.

Collaborative Partnerships Forum

Key dates and resources.

Staff Development

The University provides regular staff development events or a range of topics for course directors and other staff of partner institutions.