Planning, Governance and Compliance

Academic Course Approval


Planning, Governance and Compliance works closely with the Academic Office in managing the development of the curriculum at Sussex. Specific procedures are in place for the approval and withdrawal of academic courses to ensure that strategic oversight of the University's portfolio is maintained and to maintain an excellent student experience.

New Proposals for Academic Courses

For queries on the outline approval process, please contact the ADQE office.

Information on the procedures for academic course validation.

Advice on thinking about target markets can be found here.

New PhD courses are considered by Doctoral School Committee, via School Research Degree Committees.

Portfolio Review

New Course and Pathway Approval

Teaching and Learning Strategy

For more information on the Teaching and Learning Strategy, contact the ADQE office.