This book shows how to design and develop educational programmes that are linked, logical and successful.The Module and Programme Development Handbook provides clear, step-by-step guidance on the processes involved in the proper design and development of educational modules and programmes. It shows how to develop courses that successfully meet quality and assessment criteria (including those set by the Quality Assurance Agency), and provides a route map through the various elements involved. It will be particularly useful for course developers and administrators, individual teachers as well as those involved in staff or educational development.The handbook shows how to design modules with clearly defined levels that account for assessment, outcomes and quality criteria, and which meet standard teaching and learning expectations. Developed to be accessible, straightforward, systematic and practically focussed, it is illustrated throughout with clear examples and concise summaries. Key features include:*clear, simple guidance on developing a module*understanding levels and level descriptors*setting aims and learning outcomes*developing assessment methods and criteria*devising teaching strategies*staff development activities*guidance on programme specificationThe Module and Programme Development Handbook will be an essential working guide for everyone involved in designing, developing, teaching, administering or assessing courses.