Read guidance on the Annual Course Review for the current academic year.
About the Annual Course Review
The Annual Course Review (ACR) is a key part of the University’s quality assurance and enhancement framework. It provides an opportunity for review, reflection and evaluation of the delivery of a course or group of aggregated courses and the performance of students and allows the University to fulfil its responsibilities for maintaining the quality and standards of its awards.
The ACR is underpinned by the use of qualitative and quantitative data and evidence. It is critical to identifying issues, risks and actions for improvement and enhancement.
The ACR comprises four stages:
- consideration by the Boards of Study (BoS) of the courses and modules for which they have responsibility and completion of the ACR template academic year 2022-23 [DOCX 28KB]
- consideration and endorsement of ACR Course Reports by the School Education Committee (SEC)
- preparation of a ACR School Summary Report template academic year 2022-23 [DOCX 18KB] prepared by the School Director of Teaching and Learning (DTL)
- preparation of an overview report for consideration by the University Education Committee (UEC) based on the School level reports.
- Schools to determine timescales for SEC consideration of ACR reports
- completed School Level Summary report to be submitted to Educational Enhancement by Wednesday 17 April 2024 (email to email@example.com)
- University Education Committee considers AMR overview report Wednesday 15 May 2024.
Full details of how to submit reports will be provided shortly.
Further guidance on how to complete the ACR can be found in the ACR Review handbook [PDF 429KB].
Data for the ACR Process
A standardised data set will be available for each course in January. Details on how to access this will follow in December.