Programme Principles and Aims

You may not currently be designing a whole programme, perhaps you are developing or changing a module, or contributing as a teacher on a module. Whatever your role and task, being aware of and understanding programme design considerations and principles is an important and useful aid to supporting your own module development. Remember modules make up programme and are not stand alone learning units.

Getting Started...

The short guide below aims to support your thinking about curriculum design, it provides and overview of the considerations and principles we need to think about as part of programme (or module) development process.

What Does Programme Focus Mean?

The following videos cover the importance of taking a programme focus:

Chris Saunders

Chris Saunders is Associate Dean for Postgraduate Education in LUMS.

Jackie Pates

Jackie Pates, Senior Lecturer, and Director for the Environmental and Earth Science programmes in LEC.