A RFI is raised where the evaluators require further clarification on some aspect(s) of the submission. You need to respond to an RFI within 3 weeks. Follow the instructions as set out in the email advising you of the RFI.
After a response has been received, the evaluators will make a recommendation which may be to 'validate' OR to 'refuse validation'. The evaluators recommendation is presented to the Programmes and Awards Executive Committee (PAEC) for decision – PAEC meeting dates are listed in QBS Programme Validation Services.
The decision of the PAEC is communicated by email using the address submitted in the programme application.