Assuring Quality in Academic Programmes
A guide to policies and procedures FAQs Index
What is this handbook for?
This handbook is a guide to academic policies and procedures. It should be used by all academic staff members in carrying out their academic activities. It should also be used by administration staff and other staff who deal with academic matters.
It is for the assistance and guidance of staff that this handbook has been produced.
The only official version of this handbook is the electronic version that can be found on this web page of the Quality Office.
If you print this document, or any of the associated documents, please be aware that the printed document may become superseded by later amendments. Therefore always check with the web version.
What is in this guide?
Why have quality assurance?
Committees Relevant to Academic Quality: this section defines the membership and terms of reference for the various committees that deal with academic Programmes.
Policies and Procedures for Assuring the Quality of Academic Programmes: this section defines the policies and procedues relating to the development of new Programmes, the accreditation by USP Council of all Programmes, the monitoring and review of Programmes, and audits.
Frequently Asked Questions - FAQs (see FAQs in Index below)
To help people understand the new policies and processes, we have started a page of frequently-asked questions, with answers. If your question is not there, then you can email it to Dr. Sereana Kubuabola