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The Board of Studies is responsible to Senate for all matters relating to the organisation of education, teaching, learning and research in the School, including all examination matters.

Secretary to the Board : If you would like further information about the Board of Studies for the School of Management, please contact Kay Elliott (ext 6594, email K.Elliott@bath.ac.uk).

Membership 2016/17

Vice Chancellor  (normally invited to attend one meeting each year)  
     
CHAIR: Professor Veronica HOPE-HAILEY (Dean)    
     
Associate Deans– ex-officio:    

Prof Alistair BRANDON-JONES
Prof Andrew BROWN
Prof Dimo DIMOV
Dr Peter NUTTALL
Prof Juani SWART

   
     
Elected members: With effect from: To:
Dr Philip COOPER 1 August 2014 31 July 2017
Dr Richard KAMM 1 August 2015 31 July 2018
Dr Elizabeth MAMALI 1 August 2016 31 July 2019
Dr Monia MTAR 1 August 2016 31 July 2019
Dr Dimitris PARASKEVOPOULOS 1 August 2014 31 July 2017
Mrs Machaela PARKIN 1 August 2015 31 July 2018
Dr Robin SHIELDS 1 August 2015 31 July 2018
Mr Mike WILLIS 1 August 2014 31 July 2017
Prof Christos VASILAKIS 1 August 2016 31 July 2019

 

   
Members from other Faculties:    
Dr Steve WHARTON Humanities & Social Sciences
Professor Steve NEWMAN Engineering & Design
Dr Randolph KOHN Science
     
Student members:    
(UG)- Mr Jack KITCHEN
(PGT) - Miss Ines RIGHI
(PGR) - tbc
     
Sabbatical Officer:
Ms Katherine MOYNIHAN SU Activities Officer
     
Head of Learning Partnerships Office:
Dr Florin BISSET  
     
Co-opted members:    
The Board is entitled to co-opt up to a maximum of 5 further members:  
Ms Claire BANNISTER 1 August 2014 31 July 2017
Ms Romance LEVY (UGT Student Representative) 30 January 2017 31 July 2017
     
Others (in attendance):
Library: Ms Helen RHODES


Terms of Reference (Statute 20.1)
Revised by Senate 5th February 2014

There shall be a Board of Studies of each School which shall have the following functions:

  1. To advise and report to the Senate on all matters relating to the organisation of education, teaching, learning, and research in the subjects of the School, including curricula and examinations.
  2. To consider the progress of Students in the School.
  3. To appoint internal and external examiners in the subjects of the School.
  4. To recommend to the Senate any appointment of an external examiner where the aggregate term of office exceeds four consecutive years.
  5. To consider and where necessary take action on any matters which may be referred to it by the Senate.
  6. To advise and recommend to the Senate on the academic strategy of the School.
  7. To carry out any functions which may be given to or imposed on it by the Ordinances.

Minutes of Meetings

Please note that the summaries and minutes of meetings of Board of Studies for the School of Management published above exclude information which the University has declared will not be routinely published under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Further information about the Act (including the reasons why such information is exempt from publication). If you have any queries about business conducted by the Committee and cannot find reference to it in the summaries/minutes published here, please contact Kay Elliott (ext 6594, email K.Elliott@bath.ac.uk).

Procedural Rules

Standing Orders: Board of Studies Standing Orders
Appointment of Chair: The Head of School (Section 8.3 of the Statutes).
Appointment of Vice-Chair: See Standing Order 4(a).
Membership: See Ordinance 10.
Co-options: Up to five, see Ordinance 10.
Alternates: See Standing Order 1(b). For ex-officio members only - allowed at the discretion of the person nominating.
Quorum: See Section 28.1(iv) of the Statutes and Standing Order 4(b-d).
Rules for voting: See Standing Orders 9 and 10.
Minutes: Submitted to Senate.

Sub-Committees

Each Board of Studies has the power to establish sub-committees as necessary. Each Board of Studies will routinely establish the following sub-committees:



The Board of Studies will also convene meetings (as required) of:

Accreditation Sub-Committee.
Review Sub-Committee (in accordance with Regulation 17, Conduct of Student Academic Reviews and Appeals)

Urgent Business

In accordance with Board of Studies Standing Order 7(f), the Chair is authorised to act on behalf of the Board during the vacation and at other times to deal with urgent business which requires a formal decision before the next available meeting of the Board, subject to report of any action taken to the next meeting of the Board. The decision will be confirmed by the Chair in writing. This is on the basis that, if any such matter is expected to be of significant interest or the subject of significant debate, members of the Board will be consulted by correspondence before any decision is taken or a special meeting of the Board will be scheduled. The Chair of a Sub-Committee of the Board of Studies may also act on behalf of the Sub-Committee during the vacation and at other times to deal with urgent business on the aforementioned basis. In the case of the Faculty/School Research Students Committee, the urgent business procedure can be used during the vacation and at other times where an urgent decision is required in the interests of the student without detriment to the quality and standards of provision.

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