All collaborative centres will need to hold examining boards in order to consider and confirm students’ progression and final award classifications.
Examining boards are a key part of the quality assurance processes to ensure that standards are comparable with those of other schemes within the University of Wales and the UK.
Examining boards are arranged directly by the University of Wales, ideally at the start of the academic session. The academic unit is responsible for confirming the date of the examining board, issuing invites to attendees, and coordinating all subsequent travel arrangements. Examining boards can only take place once the date has been approved by the University of Wales.
This brief guide to examining boards is split into three sections: