Terms of reference
To identify and promote opportunities for further development of the University's portfolio of programmes and collaborative provision:
encouraging innovation, flexible learning provisions, interdisciplinary 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 to strategic consideration including programme title changes;
(f) amendment, renewal and withdrawal of collaborative provision arrangements (including articulation arrangements);
(g) new articulation agreements
To consider and recommend to Senate proposals for new institutional partners.
To support reject a proposal to proceed with a new or the renewal of a student exchange arrangement.
Procedure: In the absence of any specific rules, the procedure is as set out in the Standing Orders of Senate.
Membership: The term of office for nominated members of the committee is three years (renewable). In the event that a nominated member ceases to be eligible to serve, a replacement to serve for the remainder of their term of office will be nominated (renewable).
Quorum: one third of the membership of the Committee.
Frequency of meetings: typically, six meetings per year. Report/Minutes: submitted to Senate
Minutes for information to: Senate and the Programmes and Partnerships Approval Committee.
|Owner:||Academic Programmes Committee|
|Approval Date:||9 June 2010, revised by Senate 8 June 2011, 13 June 2012|
|Date of last review:||15 October 2014|