Quality assurance underpins the University’s excellence in student education. Find information about our quality assurance mechanisms here.
The Quality Assurance team supports the development of learning and teaching policy and procedures. It works with faculties, schools and other central services to implement them. Its Committee papers can be found on SharePoint. To find out latest information, follow the Quality Assurance Twitter feed.
Quality assurance-related policies
Find guidance on approval processes and mechanisms the University uses to assure the quality of student education academic provision.
Programme and module approval
New courses and changed courses need formal approval before they can be offered to students.
The University operates a system of deliberative committees relating to taught student education and to research postgraduate studies.
Student education review
A number of formal reviews at school and university level evaluate modules, programmes, school procedures and other issues.
The Quality Assurance Agency reviews and reports on how providers of higher education maintain their academic standards and quality.
Teaching Enhancement Scheme
TES is the University's flexible and supportive teaching development scheme.
The Leeds Curriculum aims to produce graduates who stand out as a result of the knowledge, skills and attributes they have gained.
External examiners are an essential part of the University's quality assurance mechanism and must be appointed to all approved programmes.
Accreditation (taught programmes)
Some of our programmes have external accreditation. The policy outlines how a central register of accreditations is maintained.
Quality assurance cross-institutional functional management team
The team leads the development and delivery of processes relating to quality assurance and brings together specialists from across the University.