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The framework which Curriculum Refresh implemented and all NTU courses now follow can be found here.

The new Curriculum Framework launched in February 2016 when NTU’s Academic Board agreed that all courses should align to a curriculum framework which would ensure that the ambitions of the Strategic Plan 2015-2020 would be realised.

The aim of the Framework was to ensure all courses would be refreshed for students beginning their studies in the academic year 2018/19. Course teams embarked on a process of mapping and review against this Framework through the completion of a course road map.

This page now acts as a hub for the relevant information and case studies which gives ideas for on application of the Framework’s expectations.

Curriculum Refresh Expectations

There were eight expectations within Curriculum Refresh, these are:

  • employability;
  • Success for All;
  • student-staff research;
  • internationalisation;
  • sustainability;
  • tutorials;
  • personalisation; and,
  • the NTU Digital Framework.

Case Studies

The Curriculum Refresh Project created several Case Studies to support staff when implementing the expectations, all of which can be found below: