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Approval Procedures

A proposal for educational collaboration for taught programmes may be initiated by a prospective collaborative partner or interested parties within the University or both.  Initial requests that also involve the development of a new programme of study should normally be submitted at least 18 months before the proposed commencement.  An indicative schedule for approval outlining the principal stages involved and a summary flowchart  Appendix – Approval Flowchart [Validated Programme] are available. 

Further detail on each stage of the process is set out in the following sections:

Stage 1 - Approval to Proceed

Stage 2 - Application of the Validation Process

Stage 3 - University Approval

Stage 4 - MOA Signature and Implemetation