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1 Programme Specification 2015/16 1. Awarding Body University of Surrey 2. Teaching Institution (if different) 3. Final Award BSc (Hons) 4. Programme title/route/pathway Midwifery: Registered Midwife 5. Subsidiary award(s) and title(s) BSc (Ord) Midwifery (Registered Midwife) (with NMC Registration) (with NUR3171 clearly identified as the only module exempt for passing) BSc (Ord) Health Care DipHE Health Care CertHE Health Care 6. FHEQ Level FHEQ Levels 4, 5 & 6 7. Credits and ECTS credits 360 UK credits, 180 ECTS credits 8. Name of Professional, Statutory or Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Regulatory Body (PSRB) 9. Date of last accreditation (if 8 th February 2012 applicable) 10. Mode of study Full time 11. Language of study English 12. UCAS Code B QAA Subject Benchmark Statement Midwifery (if applicable) 14. Other internal and / or external reference points NMC (2009) Standards for Pre-Registration Midwifery Education. London: Nursing and Midwifery Council European Union Directive Recognition of Professional Qualifications 2005/36/EC Article 40 NMC (2004) Midwives Rules and Standards. London: Nursing and Midwifery Council NMC (2008) Code of Conduct, Performance and Ethics for nurses and midwives. London: Nursing and Midwifery Council 15. Faculty / Department Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, School of Health and Social Care 16. Programme Leader Louise Davies 17. Date of Production / Revision of the specification 18. Educational aims of the Programme June 2014 These aims have been derived from Standards of proficiency for pre-registration midwifery programmes (NMC 2009). These standards are mandatory and reflect the requirements of the European Union Directive Recognition of Professional Qualifications 2005/36/EC Article 40 and the Midwives Rules and Standards (NMC, 2004) and Code (NMC, 2015). The aims also reflect recent national guidance from: Front-Line Care (DH, 2010); Midwifery 2010 (DH, 2010); Equity and Excellence: Liberating the NHS (DH, 2010); Delivering High Quality Midwifery Care (DH, 2009); High Quality Care for All (DH, 2008); Safe Births Everybody s Business (King s Fund, 2008) and Making Normal Birth a Reality (MCWP, 2007). The programmes aim to: Enable students to achieve the proficiencies for entry to the profession as laid down by the NMC

2 standards for pre-registration midwifery education (NMC, 2009), and to practice within the Midwives Rules and Standards (NMC, 2004) and The NMC Code of Professional Conduct: standards for conduct, performance and ethics for nurses and midwives (NMC, 2008) as well as the outcomes presented by the UNICEF Baby Friendly Initiative To deliver a programme rooted in normality whilst preparing midwives to care for all women including those with complex medical, obstetric and social needs (Midwifery 2020 (DH, 2010:5)) To prepare and develop midwives to be skilled and safe, empathic and trustworthy with increased emphasis on the principles of autonomy and accountability within multidisciplinary and multi-agency teams (Midwifery 2020 (DH, 2010:5)) To focus on developing interpersonal skills, enabling the graduate midwife to fulfil the lead practitioner role, to be the first point of contact for women, to promote and enhance the management of normal births and to coordinate and provide care in high risk and complex pregnancies and along the whole of the maternity pathway (Midwifery 2020 (DH, 2010:8)) Enable students to become flexible, self-directed leaders who can adapt to rapid change in health systems and contexts and to develop their own knowledge and skills (learning from reflection, study and peer review) Enable students to continue to develop as practitioners, who use research to inform clinical governance and practice outcomes but also to increase midwifery knowledge and advance the profession through audit, research and education 19. Programme learning outcomes Certificate of Higher Education in Health Care (without professional registration) Programme learning outcomes: The programme provides opportunities for students to develop and demonstrate knowledge and understanding, skills, qualities and other attributes in the following areas: Demonstrate key skills of professionalism and ethical conduct Demonstrate an understanding of the role of the midwife and sphere of practice Demonstrate an understanding of normal midwifery care Undertake a postnatal examination of a mother and baby Skills and other attributes - Intellectual / cognitive skills Use a range of appropriate assessment techniques and reach valid, reliable and comprehensive conclusions Skills and other attributes - Professional practical skills Practice in accordance with The NMC Code of Professional Conduct: (2008) within the limitations of the individual s own competence, knowledge and sphere of professional practice, consistent with the legislation relating to midwifery practice Practise in a holistic way and work effectively within a multicultural context, which respects and promotes individuals rights, interests, preferences, beliefs and cultures, taking account of legal and ethical frameworks including and eschewing discriminatory practices Have a sound knowledge of the physiology of childbirth and the newborn, and of psychological, social, emotional and spiritual factors that may positively or adversely influence normal physiology, and be competent in applying this in practice Show appropriate inter-personal skills and communicate effectively with women and their families throughout the pre-conception, antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal periods; communication will include listening, enabling and encouraging Examine and care for babies immediately following birth and those with specific health or social needs and refer to other professionals or agencies as appropriate Skills and other attributes - Key / transferable skills

3 Support the creation and maintenance of environments which promote the health, safety and well-being of women, babies and all people in the workplace; identifying and responding to unsafe practice including effective working across professional boundaries and developing professional networks Diploma of Higher Education in Health Care (without professional registration) Programme learning outcomes the programme provides opportunities for students to develop and demonstrate knowledge and understanding, skills, qualities and other attributes in the following areas: Demonstrate understanding of the knowledge that underpins practice thus enabling an appropriate response to a wide range of health and dependency needs Apply knowledge and skills based upon evidence in the planning, delivery and evaluation of safe and effective care, accessing or referring to specialist services as required Demonstrate the importance of safe practice and risk management strategies, local and national guidelines. Demonstrate the ability to recognise and respond appropriately to changing risk factors and obstetric emergencies Skills and other attributes - Intellectual / cognitive skills Use a range of appropriate assessment techniques and reach valid, reliable and comprehensive conclusions Critically evaluate the effectiveness of programmes of care, guidelines and policies and make recommendations for change in the interest of women, babies and their families and design novel solutions based on best evidence when presented with new situations Skills and other attributes - Professional practical skills Practice in accordance with The NMC Code of Professional Conduct: (2008) within the limitations of the individual s own competence, knowledge and sphere of professional practice, consistent with the legislation relating to midwifery practice Practise in a holistic way and work effectively within a multicultural context, which respects and promotes individuals rights, interests, preferences, beliefs and cultures, taking account of legal and ethical frameworks including and eschewing discriminatory practices Have a sound knowledge of the physiology of childbirth and the newborn, and of psychological, social, emotional and spiritual factors that may positively or adversely influence normal physiology, and be competent in applying this in practice Show appropriate inter-personal skills and communicate effectively with women and their families throughout the pre-conception, antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal periods; communication will include listening, enabling and encouraging Examine and care for babies immediately following birth and those with specific health or social needs and refer to other professionals or agencies as appropriate Skills and other attributes - Key / transferable skills Support the creation and maintenance of environments which promote the health, safety and well-being of women, babies and all people in the workplace; identifying and responding to unsafe practice including effective working across professional boundaries and developing professional networks Demonstrate effective communication and presentation skills when giving information, advice, instruction and professional opinion to colleagues, clients and their relatives, both individually and in groups and in writing BSc (Ord) Midwifery (with professional registration)

4 Programme learning outcomes the programme provides opportunities for students to develop and demonstrate knowledge and understanding, skills, qualities and other attributes in the following areas: Knowledge and Understanding Adopt systematic approaches to analysing and evaluating information retrieved from a wide range of sources recognising the value of research and other scholarly activity in the development of the profession and in providing informed choices to women Critically evaluate midwifery care provision in light of its historic and contemporary context and inform practice with best evidence, upholding the practice of clinical governance, to inform future service provision and delivery Demonstrate knowledge of contemporary ethical issues and their impact on midwifery practice and understand the legal and ethical responsibilities of professional practice Demonstrate knowledge of legislation, health and social policy relevant to midwifery practice and critically evaluate their own role within the health and social care services Demonstrate a critical understanding of the impact of supervision on midwifery effectiveness and evaluate its relationship to clinical governance and risk management Skills and other attributes - Intellectual / cognitive skills Use a range of appropriate assessment techniques and reach valid, reliable and comprehensive conclusions Use reasoning, critical thinking, problem solving and reflective capacities to make judgements/decisions in the context of women-centred midwifery practice and to evaluate their own performance and fitness to practice, plan their own development and recognise their limitations Critically evaluate the effectiveness of programmes of care, guidelines and policies and make recommendations for change in the interest of women, babies and their families and design novel solutions based on best evidence when presented with new situations Skills and other attributes - Professional practical skills Practice in accordance with The NMC Code of Professional Conduct: (2008) within the limitations of the individual s own competence, knowledge and sphere of professional practice, consistent with the legislation relating to midwifery practice Practise in a holistic way and work effectively within a multicultural context, which respects and promotes individuals rights, interests, preferences, beliefs and cultures, taking account of legal and ethical frameworks including and eschewing discriminatory practices Act as a role model; showing emotional intelligence along with authentic, empathic behaviour and compassionate caring; confidently apply own knowledge to provide appropriate levels of guidance and supervision for others Be an autonomous practitioner and lead carer to women experiencing normal childbirth and being competent and confident to support women throughout normal pregnancy, labour, birth and postnatal period, in all care settings Practise independently, accountably and resourcefully within women-centred, multi-professional and multi-agency partnerships to provide seamless care through the preconception, antenatal, intrapartum and post natal stages of care for women, babies and their families Have a sound knowledge of the physiology of childbirth and the newborn, and of psychological, social, emotional and spiritual factors that may positively or adversely influence normal physiology, and be competent in applying this in practice Show appropriate inter-personal skills and communicate effectively with women and their families throughout the pre-conception, antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal periods; communication will include listening, enabling and encouraging Provide health promotion and parentcraft education which meets the needs of parents; offering the necessary evidence based advice and support on self-care, baby care and infant feeding and have

5 the knowledge and skills to support breastfeeding mothers (BFI) Provide family planning advice, diagnose pregnancy, assess and monitor women holistically throughout the preconception, antenatal, intrapartum and post natal periods; working with women to determine and provide programmes of care and support for women and monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of programmes of care modifying them to improve the outcomes for women, babies and their families Monitor maternal and fetal wellbeing and care for, support and empower women and their partners, enhancing their ability to labour effectively and give birth to their babies Undertake risk assessment to inform the provision of care for women, babies and their families and manage and prioritise competing demands and care for all women, including those with complex medical, obstetrics and social needs; thereby undertaking critical decision-making to support appropriate referral of either the woman or baby to other health professionals or agencies when there is recognition of normal processes being adversely affected and compromised, and where appropriate incorporating needs and preferences Have skills in managing obstetric and neonatal emergencies, underpinned by appropriate knowledge and work collaboratively with other practitioners and agencies demonstrating effective working across professional boundaries and develop professional networks while recognising the limits of their own practice Examine and care for babies immediately following birth and those with specific health or social needs and refer to other professionals or agencies as appropriate Select, acquire and administer a range of permitted drugs and therapeutic agents, consistent with legislation, using knowledge and understanding of the situation to make professional judgements and ensure the safety of woman and baby while demonstrating a knowledge of legislation and policies governing their use Have a good knowledge of the health and social care needs of the local community; be well networked into the local health and social care system and be proactive in identifying women at risk and engaging with the woman, her family and other services as appropriate, thereby contributing to enhancing the health and social well-being of individuals and their communities, whilst promoting social inclusion Through the use of audit, evaluation and a critical understanding of policies, standards and protocols, develop their own midwifery practice and that of others, through effectively challenging current practices and contributing to the development and evaluation of guidelines and policies Skills and other attributes - Key / transferable skills Demonstrate effective communication and presentation skills when giving information, advice, instruction and professional opinion to colleagues, clients and their relatives, both individually and in groups and in writing Produce coherent and detailed records and project reports, consistent with NMC guidelines on record keeping and store them in ways which maintain confidentiality of information, only disclosing information to those who have a right to know Support the creation and maintenance of environments which promote the health, safety and wellbeing of women, babies and all people in the workplace; identifying and responding to unsafe practice including effective working across professional boundaries and developing professional networks Demonstrate numeracy skills to enable safe practice Effectively utilise information technology (it) systems to manage, develop and evaluate midwifery practice Manage self, including personal time and workload management, and uncertainty and change in the workplace and undertake self-directed studies for on-going professional development and continued fitness to practice In addition students should be able to demonstrate completion of the NMC Skills Clusters (NMC 2009) and the requirements of the Directive 2005/36/EC Annex V (NMC 2009:65).

6 BSc (Hons) Midwifery: Registered Midwife (with professional registration) Programme learning outcomes the programme provides opportunities for students to develop and demonstrate knowledge and understanding, skills, qualities and other attributes in the following areas: Knowledge and Understanding Adopt systematic approaches to analysing and evaluating information retrieved from a wide range of sources recognising the value of research and other scholarly activity in the development of the profession and in providing informed choices to women Demonstrate an understanding of research methodologies, critical evaluation of papers and the planning of a research proposal Critically evaluate midwifery care provision in light of its historic and contemporary context and inform practice with best evidence, upholding the practice of clinical governance, to inform future service provision and delivery Demonstrate knowledge of contemporary ethical issues and their impact on midwifery practice and understand the legal and ethical responsibilities of professional practice Demonstrate knowledge of legislation, health and social policy relevant to midwifery practice and critically evaluate their own role within the health and social care services Demonstrate a critical understanding of the impact of supervision on midwifery effectiveness and evaluate its relationship to clinical governance and risk management Skills and other attributes - Intellectual / cognitive skills Use a range of appropriate assessment techniques and reach valid, reliable and comprehensive conclusions Use reasoning, critical thinking, problem solving and reflective capacities to make judgements/decisions in the context of women-centred midwifery practice and to evaluate their own performance and fitness to practice, plan their own development and recognise their limitations Critically evaluate the effectiveness of programmes of care, guidelines and policies Teaching and learning strategies Lectures Seminars Group tutorials Directed e-learning activities Action learning sets Group enquiry Digital stories Group presentations Virtual learning environment Simulated practice Case studies Assessment Written assignments Examinations Presentations Objective structured clinical examinations Practice assessment documentation Teaching and learning strategies Lectures Seminars Group tutorials Directed e-learning activities Action learning sets Group enquiry Digital stories Group presentations Virtual learning environment Simulated practice Case studies

7 and make recommendations for change in the interest of women, babies and their families and design novel solutions based on best evidence when presented with new situations Skills and other attributes - Professional practical skills Practice in accordance with The NMC Code of Professional Conduct: (2008) within the limitations of the individual s own competence, knowledge and sphere of professional practice, consistent with the legislation relating to midwifery practice Practise in a holistic way and work effectively within a multicultural context, which respects and promotes individuals rights, interests, preferences, beliefs and cultures, taking account of legal and ethical frameworks including and eschewing discriminatory practices Act as a role model; showing emotional intelligence along with authentic, empathic behaviour and compassionate caring; confidently apply own knowledge to provide appropriate levels of guidance and supervision for others Be an autonomous practitioner and lead carer to women experiencing normal childbirth and being competent and confident to support women throughout normal pregnancy, labour, birth and postnatal period, in all care settings Practise independently, accountably and resourcefully within women-centred, multiprofessional and multi-agency partnerships to provide seamless care through the preconception, antenatal, intrapartum and post natal stages of care for women, babies and their families Have a sound knowledge of the physiology of childbirth and the newborn, and of psychological, social, emotional and spiritual factors that may positively or adversely influence normal physiology, and be competent in applying this in practice Show appropriate inter-personal skills and communicate effectively with women and their families throughout the pre-conception, Assessment Written assignments Examinations Presentations Objective structured clinical examinations E-portfolio Practice assessment documentation Teaching and learning strategies Simulated practice Practice experience Mentorship practice supervision Workshops Experiential learning Group work Case studies Assessment Practice assessment documentation Presentations Written assignments Objective structured clinical examinations

8 antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal periods; communication will include listening, enabling and encouraging Provide health promotion and parentcraft education which meets the needs of parents; offering the necessary evidence based advice and support on self-care, baby care and infant feeding and have the knowledge and skills to support breastfeeding mothers (BFI) Provide family planning advice, diagnose pregnancy, assess and monitor women holistically throughout the preconception, antenatal, intrapartum and post natal periods; working with women to determine and provide programmes of care and support for women and monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of programmes of care modifying them to improve the outcomes for women, babies and their families Monitor maternal and fetal wellbeing and care for, support and empower women and their partners, enhancing their ability to labour effectively and give birth to their babies Undertake risk assessment to inform the provision of care for women, babies and their families and manage and prioritise competing demands and care for all women, including those with complex medical, obstetrics and social needs; thereby undertaking critical decision-making to support appropriate referral of either the woman or baby to other health professionals or agencies when there is recognition of normal processes being adversely affected and compromised, and where appropriate incorporating needs and preferences Have skills in managing obstetric and neonatal emergencies, underpinned by appropriate knowledge and work collaboratively with other practitioners and agencies demonstrating effective working across professional boundaries and develop professional networks while recognising the limits of their own practice Examine and care for babies immediately following birth and those with specific health or social needs and refer to other professionals or agencies as appropriate Select, acquire and administer a range of permitted drugs and therapeutic agents, consistent with legislation, using knowledge

9 and understanding of the situation to make professional judgements and ensure the safety of woman and baby while demonstrating a knowledge of legislation and policies governing their use Have a good knowledge of the health and social care needs of the local community; be well networked into the local health and social care system and be proactive in identifying women at risk and engaging with the woman, her family and other services as appropriate, thereby contributing to enhancing the health and social well-being of individuals and their communities, whilst promoting social inclusion Through the use of audit, evaluation and a critical understanding of policies, standards and protocols, develop their own midwifery practice and that of others, through effectively challenging current practices and contributing to the development and evaluation of guidelines and policies Skills and other attributes - Key / transferable skills Demonstrate effective communication and presentation skills when giving information, advice, instruction and professional opinion to colleagues, clients and their relatives, both individually and in groups and in writing Produce coherent and detailed records and project reports, consistent with nmc guidelines on record keeping and store them in ways which maintain confidentiality of information, only disclosing information to those who have a right to know Support the creation and maintenance of environments which promote the health, safety and well-being of women, babies and all people in the workplace; identifying and responding to unsafe practice including effective working across professional boundaries and developing professional networks Demonstrate numeracy skills to enable safe practice Effectively utilise information technology (it) systems to manage, develop and evaluate midwifery practice Manage self, including personal time and workload management, and uncertainty and change in the workplace and undertake selfdirected studies for on-going professional Teaching and Learning strategies Group work Simulated practice Practice experience Virtual learning environment Use of information technology Assessment Practice assessment document Written assignments Presentations Objective structured clinical examinations

10 development and continued fitness to practice In addition students should be able to demonstrate completion of the NMC Skills Clusters (NMC 2009) and the requirements of the Directive 2005/36/EC Annex V (NMC 2009:65). 20. Programme structure including the route / pathway / field requirements, levels modules, credits, awards and further information on the mode of study. All students are initially registered for 3 years, although they normally complete within a 5 year period (NMC, 2009). It is a full time programme providing 2300 hours of theory and a minimum of 2300 hours of practice learning. On successful completion of the BSc (Hons) Midwifery students may apply for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a Registered Midwife. The Programme is divided into modules. All taught modules provide 15 credits worth of learning, comprised of student contact, private study and assessment. In order to achieve the award students must complete 120 credits at FHEQ Level 4, 120 credits at FHEQ Level 5 and 120 FHEQ Level 6 total 360 credits The Project module is 30 FHEQ Level 6 credits and takes place in semester 1, year 3. In order for students to progress to FHEQ Levels 5 and 6 they are required to achieve a minimum of 40% in all assignments. Programme adjustments (if applicable) In accordance with the NMC (2009) Standards for Pre-Registration Midwifery Education, the programme must be no less than 3 years in length (equivalent to 156 weeks full time, including annual leave) and each year shall contain 45 programmed weeks. Programme pathways and variants The BSc (Hons) Midwifery does not have any pathways or variants. All students are required to complete the programme. In the case of joint honours (equally weighted subjects) or a major/minor combination programme, please provide a rationale for the particular subject combination and details on how the combination will operate. Not applicable FHEQ Level 4: Potential awards Certificate of Higher Education in Health Care Module Module title Core Credit Semester Award requirements code /compulsory /optional volume (1 / 2) NUR1033 NUR1023 Skills for Midwifery Practice Concepts of Core Core Students need to gain 120 FHEQ level 4 credits in order to progress to the second year NUR1024 Caring Physical Health Core 15 1 of the BSc (Hons) Midwifery programme. Sciences NUR1025 Understanding Core 15 1 & 2 Students must pass each

11 Research and Evidence Based Practice NUR1034 Politics, Core 15 1 & 2 Philosophy and Practice of Midwifery NUR1035 Scientific Basis of Core 15 1 & 2 Midwifery NUR1036 Essential Core 30 1 & 2 Midwifery Practice How many optional modules must a student choose in order to achieve the necessary amount of credits to achieve this level? Module code Not applicable all core modules module with a minimum of 40% pass mark. FHEQ Level 5: Potential Awards Diploma of Higher Education in Health Care Module title Core Credit Semester Award requirements /compulsory volume (1 / 2) /optional NUR2122 Appreciating Complex Midwifery Care NUR2123 Midwifery Emergencies NUR2109 Innovation and Leadership NUR2124 Perinatal Mental Health NUR2125 Developing Midwifery Practice How many optional modules must a student choose in order to achieve the necessary amount of credits to achieve this level? Care Module code Core 15 1 & 2 Students need to gain 120 FHEQ level 4 credits and 120 Core 15 1 & 2 Core 15 1 & 2 Core 15 1 & 2 Core 60 1 & 2 Not applicable all core FHEQ level 5 credits in order to progress to the third year of the BSc (Hons) Midwifery programme. Students must pass each module with a minimum of 40% pass mark. FHEQ Level 6: Potential awards BSc (Hons) Midwifery, BSc (Ord) Midwifery, BSc (Ord) Health NUR3171 NUR3178 NUR3179 NUR3180 Module title Research for Professional Practice Broader Context of Midwifery Sexual and Reproductive Health Becoming an Autonomous Practitioner Core /compulsory /optional Credit volume Semester (1 / 2) Award requirements Core 30 1 Students need to gain 120 FHEQ level 4 credits, 120 Core 15 1 Core 15 1 Core 60 1 & 2 FHEQ level 5 credits and 120 FHEQ level 6 credits in order to gain a BSc (Hons) Midwifery programme following completion of 5175 hours of theory and practice. Students need to gain 120 FHEQ level 4 credits, 120 FHEQ level 5 credits and 90 FHEQ level 6 credits in order to gain a BSc (Ord) Midwifery programme following

12 How many optional modules must a student choose in order to achieve the necessary amount of credits to achieve this level? completion of 5175 hours of theory and practice. Students must pass each module with a minimum of 40% pass mark. Not applicable all core modules 21. Opportunities for placements / work-related learning / collaborative activity please indicate if any of the following apply to your programme Data supplied by an external source for student analysis which contributes to an assessment External and guest teaching Yes Professional Training Year (PTY) External Markers Yes practice placement educators Student placement Module placement Clinical Placements (that are not part of the PTY Scheme) ERASMUS Study (that is not taken during Level P) Study exchanges (that are not part of the ERASMUS Scheme) Dual Degree Joint Degree Further information 50% of programme All practice placements are audited to ensure that they provide a suitable learning environment. The audit document has been mapped against the NMC (2009) Standards for Pre-Registration Midwifery Education. Students are allocated mentors who supervise and assess students in practice. 22. Criteria for admission A level grades ABB GCSE mathematics, English and science at grade C or above A range of other qualifications are considered on an individual basis Other Entry Requirements: Admission to the programme is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) Section 4 (2) (Exemptions) Order 1975 and DHSS Circular HC (88) 9 Guidelines regarding police checks and child protection. Offers are conditional upon satisfactory health and fitness for practice screening, references and Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance. Candidates must also meet national requirements to work with vulnerable adults and children. The Department of Health also requires midwifery students to be tested clear for HIV, Hepatitis B and C to enable them to undertake exposure prone procedures. Admission is also subject to NHS eligibility for the programme. Further information on eligibility is

13 available at Proof of eligibility is normally required prior to interview. 23. Assessment regulations Please click on the following link for the full assessment regulations All programmes within the University of Surrey adhere to the Regulations. All taught programmes also reference and follow the Code of practice for assessment and feedback. 24. Support for students and their learning Induction programme Student Handbook Programme Leader Personal tutor system Personal development planning SPLASH and Library Induction and Academic Support SurreyLearn Wellbeing Centre Practice Liaison teachers Practice Placement Educators/Mentors 25. Quality management indications of quality and the methods for evaluating and improving quality The quality management of this programme is monitored through: Periodic programme review Annual Programme Review Reports Module Evaluation Questionnaires The National Student Survey Joint Staff Student Liaison Committees Personal Tutoring Board of Study meetings Board of Examiners 26. Further information Further information can be found on our webpages at (for example the Key Information Set), and within the Programme Handbook, which is provided on entry to the Programme. The Regulations and Codes of Practice for taught programmes can be found at

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