Academic quality

Trinity Laban has well-established processes for managing the quality of its programmes and awards, which include certificates of proficiency, diplomas, taught degree programmes and research degrees awarded by a validating partner, City University of London. Full details of our processes can be found in the Academic Quality Handbook, including:

  • Annual programme monitoring of all taught programmes, including student feedback mechanisms
  • Periodic review of programmes and departments
  • Comprehensive programme approval and validation processes, aimed at safeguarding academic standards and enhancing academic quality
  • Assessment procedures and regulations
    The external examining system to help monitor academic standards
  • Monitoring of collaborative partnerships involved in the delivery of our programmes
  • Fair, transparent and consistent admissions policies
  • Clear complaint and appeal procedures, for when feedback mechanisms and informal resolution is unsuccessful

The Registry manages quality assurance on behalf of the institution, both in respect of internal procedures and in liaison with external bodies such as the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) and the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA). This includes externally directed activities such as support for the QAA Institutional review process.

QAA checks how UK universities and colleges maintain the standard of their higher education provision. Click here to read this institution's latest review report. The QAA diamond logo and 'QAA' are registered trademarks of the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education.The QAA Quality Mark is awarded to higher education providers which have met or exceeded the UK expectations for quality and standards in their most recent review by QAA. View Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance's most recent QAA report.

City University of London

Trinity Laban's productive partnership with City is under the auspices of its 'Validation' category for the management and governance of its collaborative provision. The validation relationship is supported through liaison between staff at Trinity Laban and City University's Academic Services department. Visit the website of City University of London for further information, including the City University Validation and Institutional Partnerships Handbook, which describes the operational framework for the provision validated by the University.