Short Course Approval Application

Before submitting your application for Short Course Approval please read the guidance notes here.

Applications cannot be considered unless accompanied by a purchase order for the application fee (current fees can be obtained by emailing 

Contact Details
Course Details

Outline the basic aims of the course and, where appropriate, history of its development

Please give details of education/professional background of intended students

Further guidance about FHEQ levels can be found at:

Briefly, FHEQ 4-6 cover undergraduate levels, FHEQ 7 covers masters level and FHEQ 8 is for doctorate and peer publication level

Please give details of entry requirements and any special conditions required

How many study hours is each student expected to spend (including class time)

Summarise the learning outcomes of the course

Online or face to face, lectures/tutorials, other [please specify]

Please give details of laboratories, computer workshops and other facilities

If you need to you can upload this as a separate document below.

If you wish to upload the timetable instead of typing it out above. Accepted file formats are PDF, DOCX, PNG, JPG and GIF.

e.g. certificate of attendance

Name of trainer(s) Position and affiliation Qualifications and experience Topic taught in programme Hours contact

Please ensure that it is clear how much time is spent on each element of the course. Accepted file formats are PDF, DOCX, PNG, JPG and GIF.

Applications cannot be processed without a PO. Accepted file formats are PDF, DOCX, PNG, JPG and GIF.

Personal Details

To act as a digital signature

Please ensure you have completed the application in its entirety, including uploading any supplemental documents and a purchase order.