If you are unable to find items you believe should be available below, please contact a member of AQU. 



Academic Tutoring - See Personal Academic Tutoring Policy
Admissions Policy

Amendments to Modules and Courses: (updated August 2018)
Table of guidance on amendments 
Amendments to Approved Courses form
Amendments to Approved Modules form

Annual Evaluation process and report templates
Annual Operational Checklist for Collaborative Provision

Academic Planning and Portfolio Group forms - See Approvals Process page

Approving Higher and Degree Apprenticeships:
Guidance and Process for the University Approval of Higher and Degree Apprenticeships 
Specification for Higher Level and Degree Apprenticeships (Apprenticeship Documentation Appendix 2)
Guidance for the Apprenticeship Apprentice Handbook and Employer Handbook (Apprenticeship Documentation Appendix 3)

Articulation Arrangements - approval, monitoring and review
Assessment Policy (including latest Summer 2018 updates)
Assessment (Inclusive) - Policy and Procedures on Inclusive Assessment 
Award Map Templates - See Programme Spec Templates


CEAIG - Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance
Collaborative Academic Arrangements Policy 
Course closure, suspension and substantial change - procedure, forms and flowchart (New February 2017)
Course Closure, Suspension and Major Change Policy (New April 2017)
Course Handbook Guidance for 2019/20 - links to Course Approvals page

Course Management Committees and Course Rep Policy - to be updated in light of the new Student Academic Representation Code of Practice in October 2018 

Course Reps/Academic Representation - for the Student Academic Representation Code of Practice and staff guidance/information relating to elections, recruitment, training and the uploading of Course Rep details to SOLE please see https://www.worcsu.com/yourvoice/reps/staff/.

Course Planning - Ten steps to planning an outstanding course
CSG forms (now APPG) - See Approvals Process page
Curriculum Design Policy 
CV Template for UW and Partner Staff


Disabled Students - Disability Informed Assessment: Staff information 
Diversity and Equality policies, schemes and action plans (for race, disability, gender)


Educational Partnership Strategy 2018-21 (UK) (new from November 2018)
EDD - Guidance for the Evaluative Development Document for Periodic Review
EDD - Guidance for the Evaluative Development Document for Combined Partnership and Periodic Review - awaiting update
Effective Assessment Feedback Guide - new for Sept 2018
Election and/or selection of Course Reps (formerly known as StARs)

Ethics Policy -  new July 2017

External Examiner's information - all templates and forms

Flexible and distributed learning - Quality Standards
Flexible and distributed learning - list of courses
Foundation Degrees - Principles and guidance for design of courses
Foundation Degrees - Progression to Top Up degrees


Grade Descriptors Level 4 - 6 Undergraduate
Grade Descriptors Level 7 (Masters)
Grade Descriptors Level 8


HND/FD Awards and BA/BSc (Hons) Programmes: Policy statement on relationship between awards
HNC/D awards - Guidance for mapping new UW awards to Pearson BTEC HN awards


Inclusive Assessment and Reasonable Adjustment Policy 
Inclusive Assessment guidance for staff - published October 2017

Institute Learning and Teaching Committee Terms of Reference
Institute Quality Committee Terms of Reference
IQC Secretaries' role
Integrated Masters Design Specification
Intent to Approve (ITA) form - see Appendix 5 of Approvals Process
International Mobility Policies for Students and Staff


Learning outcomes - guide to writing, principles for course design
Learning, and Teaching Strategy
Library Self-Audit Tool and Tool Kit (new October 2018)
Link Tutor Guidance Pack


Mapping course/programme learning outcomes to modules/exit awards - guidance

Marketing and Public Information:   
Marketing and Publicity Materials - Policy for Partners - updated March 2018
Provision of Information for Prospective Students Policy - new for March 2018
Provision of Information for Prospective Students Template - new for March 2018

Masters Degree Characteristics - QAA guidance on writing Masters courses

Memoranda of Understanding and Memoranda of Collaboration - Policy and Procedures for Approval:       

Moderation Report template (added July 2018)
Module Codes - guidance on allocation of codes and changing codes

Module Evaluation - Guidance for Use and Dissemination of Results (updated Dec 2018)
Module Evaluation Policy (Student Evaluation of Modules) 
Module Evaluation Questionnaire (updated November 2018)
Module Evaluation Response Form (updated Dec 2018)       

Module Outline guidance (updated May 2017)
Module Specification Template - See Appendix 9 of Approvals Process



Optional Modules - form for Removal of (New from November 2016)


Partner Institutions - list of partners
Partner Institutions - AQU webpages
Partnership Approval Process
Partnership Review Guidance
Preliminary Enquiries Form for Collaborative Partnerships

Personal Development Planning (PDP) - see Quality-related Policies

Personal Academic Tutoring Policy - updated April 2017
Peer Supported Review of Teaching - see Policy and Regulatory Frameworks page
Periodic Review Guidance

Placement and Work-based Learning:

Policies can be found on the Policy and Regulatory Framework page
Postgraduate Regulatory Framework - See Taught Courses Regulatory Framework

Programme Specifications - for current courses
Programme Specification - templates
Programme Specification - Guidance for mapping course/programme level learning outcomes to modules and to exit awards

Professional Statutory Regulatory Bodies (PSRBs)


QAA - Foundation Degree Characteristics
QAA - Masters Degree Characteristics

Quality Standards: Flexible and Distributed Learning


Recognition Agreement Review Report
Recognition Memorandum Template      

Referencing Policy - added July 2016

Registered Lecturers and Administrators information page  
Registered Lecturers for UW Collaborative Academic Provision (Policy for the Approval of ...)    
Registered Lecturer Application Form
Registered Administrator/HE Manager Application Form

RPL - Recognition of Prior Learning - guidance and documents

Resource Lists - Expectations and Guidelines (replaces Reading Resources Strategy)


School Direct Course Approval Process and Management of Quality Assurance
Strategic Planning and Quality Review Meeting Process
Student Exchanges - Principles and outline approach to management


Talis Aspire guidance for new/amended module specifications - new for January 2016
Taught Courses Regulatory Framework
Teaching and Learning hours- QAA guidance on providing information to students
Technology Enhanced Learning Strategy
Turnitin® Policy - updated May 2018


UK Educational Partnership Strategy 2018-2021 - New for November 2018

Undergraduate Courses - Guidance for Design of - Updated August 2017
Undergraduate Regulatory Framework - see Taught Courses Regulatory Framework       

Uploading Course Handbooks to SOLE pages

UW Quality Assurance and Enhancement Framework


VLE Baseline Standards 
Video content - guidance in lecture design


Work-based and Placement Learning - the Policy and supporting documents available under P