Further information and hard copies of this Manual are available from:

Kirsty Wilson, Partnership Development Officer Telephone: 0131 474 0000

Feedback can be submitted electronically to Dawn Martin, Assistant Secretary, Governance and Quality Enhancement or to Sheila Adamson, Partnership Development Manager.

Recommended reading:

Staff engaging in collaborative provision are advised to read the following publications, which are available from the QAA website:

UK Quality Code for Higher Education

All collaborative provision is subject to the full Quality Code in relation to learning, teaching, assessment, student support etc. For specific guidance on partnerships, see quality-code/advice-and-guidance/partnerships

UK Quality Code for Higher Education 2013-18 - Chapter B10: Managing higher education provision with others

Chapter B10 refers specifically to managing partnership arrangements. This 2013-18 version of the Code contains more detail on some aspects of operating partnerships.

The QAA regularly conducts audits of overseas provision. The reports can be accessed here: international/transnational-education-review

Information about joint, double and dual awards: QAA guidance on qualifications involving more than one awarding body (October 2015).

Key contacts

School Office (student records, matriculation, exam boards, transcripts) - collaborations@qmu.ac.uk

Governance & Quality Enhancement (annual monitoring, external examining, regulations, changes to modules, joint boards of studies, contracts, staff IT accounts) - partnerships@qmu.ac.uk

Hub support - hub@qmu.ac.uk

Lapsed staff password - assist@qmu.ac.uk

Library help - LRCHelp@qmu.ac.uk


Collaborations and Partnership Development

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Collaborations and Partnership Development

Sheila Adamson Partnership Development Manager
0131 474 0000