- LCCM regulations for OU validated awards
- The White Book
- Programme Handbooks
- LCCM Policies
- Student Protection Plan 2018
- Governance/Management Handbook
LCCM is a private higher education college and an approved institution of The Open University. Governance of the college is defined by:
The Board of Directors have ultimate legal responsibility for LCCM including compliance with UK company law and all other relevant laws, regulations and codes of practice. The current membership is:
The academic stem is led by the Academic Board with operational management led by the Senior Management Team.
The Academic Board is responsible for teaching, learning and assessment at LCCM. It ensures the College’s programmes meet academic standards and are monitored and enhanced systematically. The membership is detailed below:
Each Programme Committee is chaired by a Programme Leader and has a membership of academic staff and students. Programme Committees submit annual reports and action plans to the Academic Board.
The Staff student forum provides a formal opportunity for staff and students to discuss the continuous enhancement of the College’s programmes. Forum membership consists of Programme Leaders, elected Student Representatives and the Chair of the Student Committee. In addition, all students and tutors involved with the programme are invited to attend.
The SMT is responsible for operational delivery against strategic objectives:
The Student Committee is the representative body for all higher education students at the College. The Committee consists of elected student members and is responsible for helping to monitor and enhance the student experience at LCCM including academic and extra-curricula matters, and social activities.
All programmes have a dedicated External Examiner to ensure consistency of assessment across the sector. LCCM’s current EE’s are:
Prof. Venu Dhupa
Dr Milan Todorovic
Dr David Mathew
Elements of these procedures are currently under review. Review will be completed by 02/11/2018.
LCCM undertakes an annual review process which comprises 3 elements:
These elements inform future strategic enhancement, short-term action plans and medium term objectives to continually improve the student experience at LCCM. Institutional Overview and Annual Programme Evaluation then form the College’s onward submission to The Open University.
Academic standards at LCCM are overseen and reviewed by a range of external bodies:
Quality Assurance Agency (QAA).
LCCM has undergone a HER (AP) review for educational oversight by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) and has received its final report, which is available in full here
Our action plan following our HER (AP) in November 2016 is available in full here
The Open University (OU) is the validating body for all LCCM programmes.
We have the following other designations and licenses:
LCCM is committed to offering its creative degrees to the widest possible audience and welcomes applications from all people who can demonstrate a serious interest in creative expression and the clear capacity for intellectual, artistic and professional development.
Please see our full Widening Access and Participation policy.
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