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Collaborative Partners

Nottingham Trent University works in collaboration with a range of organisations to deliver Higher Education provision.

The University’s definition of collaborations and partnerships is based on that used by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) and is:

Educational provision leading to a University award, or to a specific credit towards a University award, delivered and / or supported and / or assessed through an arrangement will a partner organisation

NTU engages in a range of types of collaboration and partnerships as follows.

Collaborations

  • Validation Service

    Describes an arrangement where a partner institution delivers its own courses to its own students at its own premises. The courses are validated and awarded by Nottingham Trent University.

    Our current Validation Service partners

  • School-based provision

    Includes franchise, joint delivery, joint/double degrees, dual degrees and joint/double MPhil/PhD awards.

    Our current school-based collaborative partners

Partnerships

  • An articulation arrangement

    Facilitates entry with advanced standing from another institution to a University course. Advanced standing is granted to regular cohorts of students completing a period of study on a named course at a named partner.

    The register of articulation agreements is under review in 2021/22. Please contact the Collaborations and Partnerships team with any questions.

  • Distance delivery

    Describes an arrangement whereby a course is wholly delivered and assessed by the University at another organisation's premises

    The register of distance delivery partners is currently under review in 2021/22. Please contact the Collaborations and Partnerships team with any questions.

Other types of partnerships include Foundation Degree Progression and School Centred Initial Teacher Training.

Please note: The information above is updated on a regular basis and is correct at the time of publication (dates shown on the pdf documents).

Still need help?

CADQ Collaborations and Partnerships
+44(0)115 848 2100