Programme and module development and approval

The programme and module development procedures and requirements at the University of Exeter have two objectives.

  1. They confirm that the University meets the expectations of the Quality Assurance Agency, regarding the development of academic programmes (i.e. documented institutional processes on programme development; involvement of students and external assessors at key stages; independence of final approval decisions from parties involved in designing and/or delivering the programme).

  2. They ensure that internal expertise is exploited to enhance the quality and sustainability of the University’s programmes/modules (e.g. designated College Marketing Managers, Accessibility Representatives).



Flowcharts showing the various processes for programme and module amendment or approval.



Guidance for completing Programme Specifications and Module Descriptors.



All Programme and Module Amendments or Approval forms.   


College Coordinators

Contact details for College Programme Approval Coordinators


New Module SITS Set Up

Information on How to Request the Set Up of a New Module in SITS.


University Support for Students

Information about University Support for Students and Students' Learning.