Collaborative Provision Guidelines and Templates


Guidelines and templates for the various types of academic partnership and collaborative provision can be accessed here.

Other specialist templates, such asagreement templates and exclusivity clauses are available from the Collaborative Provision Team upon request.

TheCollaborative Provision Team is responsible for the drafting and approval of all such written agreements but will need to liaise with School colleagues in order to establish exact requirements.We will manage the process for obtaining the signatures of both parties and thereby executing the agreement, in line with University guidance on timescales for the signing of written agreements for partnerships and collaborative provision.

Please explore the sections below to view guidance and accessforms and templates.

Collaborative Provision Handbook

The Collaborative Provision Handbook can be found under section 3.5 of the Academic Regulations Webpage locatedhere

Partner Approval

All proposed partners are required to undergo a formal approval process prior to the signing of a partnership agreement or the approval of courses for collaborative delivery.

Guidance on the partner approval process is available in the Collaborative Provision Handbook.

Approval of Collaborative Provision

In order for a University course to be delivered by an approved collaborative partner, the following activities must take place

  • Validation
  • Approval of collaborative delivery

The following guidance on the validation process is available on the Validation, Mid-Cycle Review and Periodic Review webpage.

  • Validation Handbook
  • Guidance for Chairs, Panel Members and Secretaries

Guidance on the approval of collaborative delivery process is available in the Collaborative Provision Handbook.

Approval of Staff for Collaborative Provision

Collaborative Delivery Frameworks

Published Information

This guidance outlinesthe principles and processes related to material published on behalf of the University.

Current Collaborative Course Handbook templates can be found here

Training & Resources for Link Tutors

This guidance outlines the role and key responsibilities of a Link Tutor

Details of all Staff Development offered by Quality Assurance Services can be found by accessing the link on the right hand side of the QAS homepage

Management of Work-Based and Work-Related Activity, Placements and Exchanges

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