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RESEARCH

The function of undertaking academic research. (N1)

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This function is intended to cover the conduct of all academic research, whether its is funded by the institution itself or by external organisations, or by both. It is also intended to cover research undertaken in collaboration with other institutions.

 

RESEARCH PROGRAMME PROVISION

The function of delivering the institution's research programmes which lead to academic awards. (N1)

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This function is intended to cover the delivery of all research programmes, regardless of the award they lead to and whether they are delivered through traditional or newer approaches.

Code of practice for the assurance of academic quality and standards in higher education, Section 1: Postgraduate research programmes, Quality Assurance Agency, 2004: 'PhD programmes (including the New Route PhD and PhDs awarded on the basis of published work); all forms of taught or professional doctorate; research master's degrees where the research component (including a requirement to produce original work), is larger than the taught component when measured by student effort.'

 

 

 
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