Academic Quality and Partnerships

CMA Compliance

The University is responsible for maintaining compliance with CMA guidance to HEIs on consumer protection legislation, to ensure that the OfS 'C' conditions of registration are satisfied. Please see below for information on how to ensure CMA compliance in relation to curriculum development.

See below the AY2022-23 Database and CMA Handbook. This Handbook includes the following information:

  • A step-by-step instruction guide for making changes in the database
  • Guidance around how to remain CMA compliant when approving course and module changes, and when adding these changes to the database
  • Guidance around assessing if a change is ‘material’ or not
  • A list of key contacts, outlining responsibility for decision-making and for maintaining information in the database
  • A summary of timelines and processes associated with making changes to courses and modules
  • A set of Frequently Asked Questions for making changes to courses and modules, whilst remaining CMA compliant

AY2022-23 Database and CMA Handbook

For any questions about CMA compliance, please contact an AQP Curriculum Manager for further guidance. 

The below document gives reference to what is considered 'material information', as per the Office for Students.

CMA Material Information

See below the recording of the Database and CMA Training session for Professional Services staff, held on 1st July 2022: