Academic Development and Quality Enhancement


The Curriculum Team in ADQE has primary responsibility for facilitating quality assurance of the University’s curriculum. The Team plays a key role in ensuring that the academic experience of students at the University is of an appropriately high standard and is aligned with established practice within the Higher Education Sector.

The Curriculum Team has responsibility for the following processes:

  • Approval and validation of new course proposals
  • Withdrawal and suspension of existing courses
  • Curriculum development (including new modules, major module changes, major course changes, title changes)
  • The academic development of Sussex Choice (pathways, electives, placements, study abroad)
  • Periodic Review of the academic provision of the University’s Schools
  • Requests from students to vary their course of study

The subsections below will provide you with the detail of these processes but you should also feel free to contact the Curriculum Team in ADQE:

Claire Brennan, Academic Development and Quality Enhancement Manager (Curriculum),,

Oliver Craig, Academic Development and Quality Enhancement Manager (Curriculum),,

Alternatively, please see the documents A-Z for access to current policies, guidance and templates.