The Academic Committee is responsible for ensuring that existing quality assurance mechanisms are appropriately applied to assure the standard of the University of London award for the University's online and distance learning programmes.
The committee is further responsible for any review and development of quality assurance mechanisms and ensures that they are appropriately aligned with relevant codes of practice for quality assurance in higher education.
This includes alignment with the UK Quality Code for Higher Education and conditions set by the Office for Students, and extends to relevant legislation and requirements of other external agencies.
The Academic Committee is responsible for providing an annual report on its activities to the Board of the University of London Worldwide.
The Terms of Reference detail the following:
- Academic Committee's delegated authority to approve certain academic matters.
- Academic Committee's advisory function when making recommendations for consideration and endorsement by the Board of the University of London Worldwide.
- Academic Committee's responsibilities concerning the monitoring of and assuring alignment with relevant regulatory frameworks.
The University of London Worldwide Academic Committee reports to the University of London Worldwide.