- 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:
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.
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. There are a minimum of three members. The current membership is:
The Board of Directors delegates responsibility to two decision-making stems. The academic stem is led by the Academic Board with operational management led by the Senior Management Team.
We have the following other designations and licenses:
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
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.
The SMT is responsible for operational delivery against strategic objectives:
All staff within each unit meet regularly and provide progress and annual reports to SMT.
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.
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 has a Programme Committee. Each 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.
LCCM Scholarship Competition.
By taking part in this competition, you acknowledge and understand that:
Please read these competition rules carefully. If you enter this Competition, we will assume that you have read these rules and that you agree to them.
Entering the Competition
(a) automatically generated by computer;
(b) completed by third parties or in bulk;
(c) illegible, have been altered, reconstructed, forged or tampered with;
(d) photocopies and not originals; or
Competition Prize Conditions
Full Scholarship winners will receive a 3 year waiver of fees.
(a) pass each year with an average mark of not less than 60% per academic year to continue to receive their scholarship;
(b) complete their course and graduate;
(c) act as ambassadors for LCCM including but not limited to attending and where required performing at open days, performing at schools visits, conducting tours and helping to promote LCCM at other such recruitment or outreach events.
(a) assign to LCCM all of your intellectual property rights with full title guarantee; and
(b) waive all moral rights;
in and to your Competition entry and otherwise arising in connection with your entry to which you may now or at any time in the future be entitled under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 as amended from time to time and under all similar legislation from time to time in force anywhere in the world.
Third Party Rights
*For students to be eligible for funding from Student Finance England, they must be studying on an eligible course at a provider registered with the Office for Students (OfS).The OfS is the new independent regulator for higher education in England and all higher education providers need to register with the OfS for their students to be eligible for student support in the 2019-20 academic year. The OfS will start publishing providers on its Register from July 2018. We have made an application to register and expect a decision by April 2019. Should this timescale change we will provide an update via our website. No provider will be able to confirm whether student support is available until it has a decision from the OfS. Visit www.officeforstudents.org.uk for more information
Only applies to CMT:
**For students to be eligible for funding from Student Finance England, they must be studying on an eligible course at a provider registered with the Office for Students (OfS).The OfS is the new independent regulator for higher education in England and all higher education providers need to register with the OfS for their students to be eligible for student support in the 2019-20 academic year. The OfS will start publishing providers on its Register from July 2018. We have made an application to register and expect a decision by April 2019. Should this timescale change we will provide an update via our website. No provider will be able to confirm whether student support is available until it has a decision from the OfS. Visit www.officeforstudents.org.uk for more information
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