University of Bath

Programmes & Partnerships Approval Committee

Scrutinises proposals for new or changed programmes, collaborative arrangements, student exchange arrangements, professional accreditations.

The committee is responsible to Senate for detailed scrutiny of full proposals for new programmes, collaborative arrangements, student exchange arrangements, professional accreditations, and major changes to programmes excluding withdrawals.

Full responsibilities of the committee are detailed in the terms of reference.

Membership

    Terms of office expire on 31 July in the year stated.

    Name Position Term of Office
    Professor Bruce Rayton Chair, appointed by Senate 2019
    Dr Marianne Ellis (alternate: Dr Emma Paterson) Associate Dean nominated by the Dean of Engineering and Design 2019
    Dr Cassie Wilson (alternate: Dr Karoline Von Oppen) Associate Dean nominated by the Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences 2019
    Dr Alan Hayes (alternate: Dr Alex Jeffries Associate Dean nominated by the Dean of Science 2019
    Dr Philip Cooper Associate Dean/Head of Learning and Teaching nominated by the Dean and Head of School of Management 2019
    Dr Florin Bisset Acting Head of Learning Partnerships ex-officio
    Professor Manuchehr Soleimani Director of Studies/Director of Teaching from the Faculty of Engineering and Design nominated by the Dean of Engineering and Design 2019
    Dr Philip Rogers (alternate: Dr Alex Jeffries Director of Studies/Director of Teaching from the Faculty of Science nominated by the Dean of Science 2019
    Dr Lynda Porter Director of Studies/Director of Teaching from the School of Management nominated by the Dean of the School of Management 2019
    Dr Matteo de Tina (alternate: Dr Sue Martin) Director of Studies/Director of Teaching from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences nominated by the Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences 2019
    Mr Liam Emery One Students' Union Officer nominated by the Students' Union 2018
    The following officers routinely attend meetings of the committee:
    Mrs Kate Norris Head of Registry Services, Academic Registry
    Mr James Arthur Head of Student Records and Examinations, Academic Registry
    Professsor Catherine Montomery Academic Director of International Partnerships (or nominee)

    In attendance , on particular items, subject to the approval of the Chair External and internal persons with relevant expertise to advice the committee Members of academic staff to present proposals to the committee.

Dates of meetings and minutes