Quality Manual

TABLE OF CONTENT
Foreword
Chapter 1     Introduction

1.1
1.2

History, Mission and Vision
Strategic Goal Statements for SPCEPs

Chapter 2     Governance Structure of the University

2.1
2.2
2.3

An Overall Structure for Academic QA of the University
The Historical Role of the UExB and its Relationship with the University
The Senate SPCEP

Chapter 3     Governance Structure of Sub-degree Providing Units (SDPUs)

3.1
3.2
3.3
3.4

Self-financed Sub-degree Programme Units (SSPUs) and SDPUs
Role of SDPU
Internal Governance Structure of SDPUs
Quality Assurance Manual of the CUSCS

Chapter 4     Award-bearing and Non-award-bearing Programmes

4.1
4.2
4.3

Award-bearing Programmes and Non-award-bearing Programmes
Classification of Types of Award-bearing Programmes within the University: the Past and the Present
Classification of Award-bearing Programmes according to the HKQF

Chapter 5     QA System of Award-bearing Programmes

5.1
5.2
5.3
5.4
5.5

Introduction and Approval of Programmes
Monitoring of Programmes at University Level
Revision of Programmes
Annual Reporting
Phasing out of Programmes

Chapter 6     QA System of Non-award-bearing Programmes

6.1

QA System of Non-award-bearing Programmes

Chapter 7     Graduation Procedures and Standards

7.1
7.2
7.3
7.4

Role of the Senate SPCEP
Monitoring of Exit Standards
Centralized Certification Services
Standardized Guidelines for Non-award-bearing Programmes

List of Appendices
List of Abbreviations and Acronyms
Combined Version of the Quality Manual (PDF Printable)