Types of collaborative agreements Types of collaborative agreements

Progression Arrangements (with recognition of credit towards a University of UEA award): 

Where the University guarantees students consideration for admission with recognised credit (but not guaranteed entry) to a University of East Anglia  course under the usual admission criteria after successful completion of an award at a partner institution.

Articulation Arrangements: 

Where the University guarantees automatic student entry to a University of East Anglia course, as a result of successfully completing recognised prior study at a partner institution.

Validation Arrangements: 

Where the University, as an awarding institution, judges that a programme (or part thereof) developed and delivered by another institution or organisation is of an appropriate quality and standard to lead to its award.

Franchise Arrangements: 

Where an institution is approved to offer an award developed and overseen by UEA.

Dual or Multiple Awards: 

Where the University of East Anglia  and one or more other awarding institution(s) together provide a programme leading to separate awards of both, or all, of the institutions.

Joint Awards: 

Where the University of East Anglia and one or more other awarding institution(s) together provide a programme leading to a joint award of both, or all institutions – N.B. UEA only currently offers joint awards for University Campus Suffolk (UCS) provision.

Postgraduate research degrees with co-supervision at another institution: 

Where the University awards the degree but part of students’ period of study is spent at a partner institution, with a co-supervisor appointed from the partner institution.

Study Abroad/Student Exchange agreements: 

Where individual students studying for specified University of East Anglia awards can accrue a maximum of 120 credits at international (both EU and non-EU) partner institutions with independent degree-awarding powers.