Teaching & Learning


Programme design: an introduction 29 Oct

29 October 2018, 1:00 pm–2:00 pm

UCL Arena event image for curriculum. A picture of someone looking at handouts during an ABC curriculum design workshop

You will learn how to embed research into your programme design and how to review and improve existing modules in this workshop delivered by the UCL Arena Centre.

Event Information

Open to

UCL staff




UCL Arena Centre


Arena Room, 10th Floor
1-19 Torrington Place, London
United Kingdom

Monday 29 October 13:00 - 14:00

UCL Arena Centre are delivering this session, which is open to all staff at UCL who create and review programmes.  

In this session you will explore UCL's Connected Curriculum, our framework for research-based education and ways in which to embed this into your programme.  Students' voice and how to implement an inclusive education will also be covered.  

This workshop will:

  • provide resources for effective programme design 
  • present examples of good practice
  • link programme and module design and;
  • explore ways to embed research-based education

After attending this session you will

  • know how to create and review your programme effectively through research-based education
  • understand how to connect programme and module design 
  • know where to access supplementary resources 

Who should attend

This workshop is useful if you are involved in designing new taught programmes, review existing programmes or are a programme leader. 

You may also find the session on 'Enhancing Module design' beneficial.  

Presenter Information

This session is delivered by UCL Arena Centre's Dr Vincent Tong (PFHEA). 

Vincent is a Principal Teaching Fellow in the Centre an is the strategic lead of UCL's Connected Curriculum. As an active scientist leading a NERC research consortium and an educator with an academic background in both science and humanities, he is passionate about research-based education across a wide range of disciplines.