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Programme Specifications

The QAA defines programme specifications as a concise description of the intended outcomes of learning from a higher education programme, and the means by which these outcomes are achieved and demonstrated. 

The current generic Cardiff University Programme Specification Template is available to download in word format.

The QAA has produced guidelines to offer help and guidance to those preparing Programme Specifications. They draw on the experience of others in a range of subjects and institutions who have already prepared programme specifications.

Guidelines for preparing programme specifications.