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UK Quality Code for Higher Education - Chapter B1: Programme design, development and approval 
ISBN 978 1 84979 940 9 
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Higher education reference points
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The Quality Code is the definitive reference point for all those involved in delivering higher education which leads to an award from or is validated by a UK higher education provider. It makes clear what institutions are required to do, what they can expect of each other, and what the general public can expect of all higher education providers.


This Chapter addresses the initial design and development of a programme and the processes which lead to a decision by the degree-awarding body that it may be delivered in the agreed form.


A consultation report which summarises the feedback given in the consultation for this Chapter has been published. A summary of the consultation events for Chapter B1 is also available.

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