Short Courses

A Short Course is a named programme of study made up of one or more modules that is being specifically marketed as a named Short Course. For example;

  • One, or a collection of new modules, given a specific title and having programme learning outcomes
  • A collection of existing modules put together to form a named Short Course and having programme learning outcomes

 The Short Courses Quality Assurance Manual provides guidelines for the development and approval of Short Courses.


All University Short Courses are created and edited within the Academic Programme Management System (APMS). Advice on how to use APMS to develop Short Courses is available from your link Quality Officer, and the system can be accessed via the links below.