Annual Programme Review: Frequently Asked Questions 10

  1. Why do we have to do the APR? 

  2. When should we do the APR?

  3. What programmes do we need to review?

  4. Should we review all programmes at the same meeting?

  5. How should we review programmes that are run jointly by more than one department?

  6. What should the report look like?

  7. What is the outcome of the APR?

  8. If the programme has relatively few students is it necessary to review it?

  9. When should we expect the statistical information to be sent?

  10. What if the statistical information provided is not accurate?

  11. You should check the statistical information upon receiving it.  The statistical information we provide comes from SITS so if there are inaccuracies in the student record system or if the system used for extracting the information from SITS misrepresents a student's record this will be reflected in the information provided.  If you believe the information we've provided is incorrect please contact the ESU.

  12. Can departments use their own statistics?

  13. What should we do if we decide as a result of the APR that a programme structure needs changing?

  14. What if we haven't received our External Examiners' reports by the time of the review meeting?

  15. Who should I send the APR report to?

If your question is not listed here then please contact the Education Support Unit.