Departmental Periodic Review

Departmental Periodic Review

Principles and Purpose

Departmental Periodic Review is a key process in the University’s quality assurance and enhancement management framework. It is one of the principal means by which the University assures itself of the current and future health of its taught degree courses.  The process focuses on the management of academic standards and quality at academic department level against a set of University expectations. 

Full guidance on the process and related documentation can be found via the links below.

Departmental Periodic Review Principles and Process (updated October 2023)

External Panel Members' Nomination Form (for completion by the Head of Department or lead member of staff involved with the Joint Partnership and Periodic Review) 

List of Documentation Required for the Review
University Expectations

Evaluation and Development Document (EDD)

A brief guide for External Panel Members
A brief guide for the Student Panel Member
A brief guide for Employer Panel Members

A brief guide for Employers and Stakeholders
A brief guide for Students at Student Meeting

The role of the Chair

External Panel Member Feedback Template
Internal Panel Member Feedback Template   

Departmental Periodic Review Report Template (updated October 2023)

If you have any queries on the process please contact your AQU Officer.

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