Quality Assurance Publications

Programme Accreditation Reports and Evaluation Reports

This page contains links to programme accreditation reports and evaluation reports underpinning the Quality Assurance and Enhancement Framework in GMIT.

Level 9 Research Discipline Area Validation

Following the publication of the ‘Sectoral Protocol for the Awarding of research Masters Degrees at NFQ Level 9 Under Delegated Authority (DA) from Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI)’, GMIT developed ‘NFQ Level 9 Research Discipline Area Validation Policy and Procedures’. 

Validation reports on Level 9 Research Discipline - Science (PDF, 412.30KB)
Validation reports on Level 9 Research Discipline - Heritage (PDF, 417.24KB)
QA Bridging Report to QQI (March 2015) (PDF, 926.49KB)

EUA Institutional Evaluation Programme (2015)

In 2015, ATU undertook an Institutional Evaluation Programme (IEP) conducted by the European University Association (EUA).

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Academic Unit Review

ATU reviews each of its academic units in advance of Programmatic Review. The reports of the peer review panels on Academic Units are contained below:

Academic Unit Review School of Health Science, Wellbeing and Society 13th March 2023 (PDF, 215.94KB)
Academic Unit Review as School of Health Science, Wellbeing and Society Academic Unit Review 2023 (PDF, 215.94KB)
School of Engineering Academic Unit Review 2019-20 (PDF, 472.88KB)
School of Business Academic Unit Review 2019-20 (PDF, 884.41KB)
Galway International Hotel School Academic Unit Review 2019-2020 (PDF, 812.56KB)

Programmatic Review

ATU conducts Institute wide programmatic reviews every five years. Click here for details.

New Programme Validation Reports

All new programme proposals at ATU are subject to external validation by an expert panel, and the reports are published on this website. Click here to view all New Programme Validation Reports.

Support Services and Facilities Review

ATU reviews the effectiveness of each function on a cyclical basis. The main elements of the review are a self-evaluation and an external peer review process. This review of support services focuses on the contribution of each of the services and how they can be developed to enhance the quality of provision to learners, staff and all stakeholders. The review of facilities include the examination of ATU’s equipment and other facilities, to ensure their continuing adequacy and fitness for purpose.  Reports from these reviews are available below:

Library Review 2019 (PDF, 204.52KB)

Annual Quality Assurance Reports

ATU prepares an annual quality report which is submitted to QQI.  It provides details of our internal quality assurance and outlines activities related to quality which have occurred in the institution during the preceding year. Recent Annual Quality Reports available below:

Annual Quality Report 2019-20 (PDF, 1.72MB)
Annual Quality Report 2018-19 (PDF, 1.33MB)
Annual Quality Report 2017-18 (PDF, 426.54KB)

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