Academic Programmes Committee
The Academic Programmes Committee is responsible to Senate for development of the University's portfolio of programmes and collaborative provision in accordance with the University's Corporate Plan.
Secretary to the Committee: If you would like further information about the Academic Programmes Committee, please contact Mark Demmen, ext 5219.
Terms of office expire on 31st July in the year stated.
|Name||Position||Term of Office|
|Professor P Lambert||Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Learning and Teaching)(Chair)||ex-officio|
|Dr B Rayton||Chair of the Programmes and Partnerships Approval Committee||ex-officio|
|Professor G Hawley||Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Design||ex-officio|
|Professor D Galbreath||Dean, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences||ex-officio|
|Professor N Brook||Dean, Faculty of Science||ex-officio|
|Professor V Hope Hailey||Dean and Head of School of Management||ex-officio|
|Mr M Nicholson||Director of Student Recruitment and Admissions||ex-officio|
|Mrs D Aderyn||Director of Finance and Commercial Services||ex-officio|
|Vacant||Director of Learning and Teaching Enhancement||ex-officio|
|Mr T Kaner||Director of Marketing and Communications||ex-officio|
|Ms K Robinson||Librarian||ex-officio|
|Dr S Alegre||Member of Senate elected by Senate||2019|
|Ms J Wilson-Ward||Member of Senate elected by Senate||2019|
The following Officers routinely attend meetings of the Committee:
|Mr A Lee||Director of Computing Services|
|Dr N Kemp||Director of Policy and Planning|
|Dr J Harris||Director of Academic Registry|
|Mrs G Eggleston||Head of Student Learning Experience & Quality|
Terms of Reference
Approved by Senate 9th June 2010, Revised by Senate 8th June 2011, 13th June 2012, 15 October 2014
- To identify and promote opportunities for further development of the University's portfolio of programmes and collaborative provision:
- encouraging innovation, flexible learning provision, interdisciplinarity and cross-Faculty/School/collaboration;
- ensuring an integrated approach to portfolio development so that the capacity of the University and its partners to deliver a consistently high quality student learning experience is maintained.
- To consider and determine, on behalf of Senate, proposals for:
- (a.) initial approval of new programme (including a programme which constitutes and expansion of the University's discipline base/extension of the existing discipline base into new levels of study or require the allocation of additional Home/EU student numbers);
- (b.) initial approval of an existing taught programme to be delivered by an existing or prospective collaborative partner;
- (c.) initial approval for research degree collaborative arrangements;
- (d.) withdrawal of programmes;
- (e.) initial approval of major programmes changes requiring strategic consideration including programme title changes;
- (f.) amendment, renewal and withdrawal of collaborative provision arrangements (including aritculation arrangements);
- (g.) new articulation agreements;
- To consider and recommend to Senate proposals for new institutional partners.
- To support or reject a proposal to proceed with a new or the renewal of a student exchange arrangement.
- In the event that a nominated member ceases to be a member of Senate, the Vice-Chancellor will nominate a replacement to serve for the remainder of their term of office (renewable).
- Co-option: At the discretion of the Committee in accordance with Senate Standing Order 16.
- Alternates: Permitted in accordance with Senate Standing Order 17.
- Quorum: One third of the membership of the Committee (Senate Standing Order 16).
- Rules for Voting: None
- Minutes: Submitted to Senate and the Programmes and Partnerships Approval Committee
Membership: The term of office for nominated members of the Committee is three years (renewable).