Academic proposals

The Office of Academic Assurance supports academic staff to develop coherent proposals in which graduate profiles, stakeholder requirements, and qualification structures align – and which are also consistent with agreed quality frameworks.

Curriculum management consulting services

The Curriculum Management Team is available to work with proposers to:

  • Advise on process and compliance
  • Write regulations
  • Draft and edit proposals
  • Undertake market research
  • Consult with colleagues appropriately
  • Plan and review the proposed curriculum

Each college has an assigned senior consultant:

  • Pat Hickson - Massey Business School, College of Creative Arts and College of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Phil Bronn - College of Health and College of Sciences

Academic proposal templates

Qualification and course templates

Prefilled Course Descriptions

To order the Course Description details document for an existing course (or courses), please click this link

Email your order

The documents will be pre-filled with existing approved course details drawn from the Student Management system. The document(s) will normally be emailed to your address within 24 hours of order (weekend and university/ statutory holiday hours excluded).

Shared Documents

Academic Proposal Templates and Approvals_Quick Guide_updated Oct2017.pdf (113 KB)

Descriptors Definitions and Funding Resource Feb 2014-1.pdf (740 KB)

Elements of a MU Graduate Profile.docx (23 KB)

Paper Prescriptions_Guidelines for Development.docx (21 KB)

Paper Requirements Style Guide.pdf (439 KB)

Assessment Types and Titles.docx (16 KB)


All qualifications must comply with the following quality frameworks:

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