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Quality of the degrees
Design of the degrees

The implementation project for an official degree adapted to the EHEA has three very different phases:

  1. The design of the degree
  2. Details and development of the teaching
  3. Public assessment of the adaptation of the teaching to a series of quality criteria that help achieve accreditation.

The UOC has set up different internal initiatives to take on the adaptation process to the European Higher Education Area with maximum assured quality. With regard to the first phase, an internal protocol has been defined for the design and creation of the proposed bachelor's degrees and university master's degrees that have been adapted to the EHEA to ensure the completion of a series of phases in which faculty and administrative staff participate.

Agents involved

The degree design process leads to the creation of the following committees, which must ensure the quality of the proposals from the start.

Course Committee Creation of the proposal
Planning and Quality Office

Specialist assessment of the quality of the proposals

Consistency assurance

Support Team

Validation of the proposal

Proposals for improvement

Analysis of the impact of the proposal on the organization: teams and tools

Executive Board

Assessment and aproval of the report to apply for the degree

Consistency assurance in the overall UOC offer

Procedure

The UOC protocol used to design degrees adapted to the EHEA also defines the different phases and moments of the process as summarized in the following flow chart: