University of Bath

Courses and Partnerships Approval Committee

We review proposals for new or changed programmes, collaborative arrangements, student exchange arrangements and professional accreditations.

We are responsible to Senate for the detailed reviews of full proposals for new programmes, collaborative arrangements, student exchange arrangements, professional accreditations, and major changes to programmes, excluding withdrawals.

You can read the full responsibilities of the committee in the terms of reference.

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

Committee members

    • Professor Bruce Rayton (Chair), appointed by Senate, term of office 2019
    • Dr Marianne Ellis (alternate: Dr Emma Paterson), Associate Dean nominated by the Dean of Engineering and Design, term of office 2019
    • Dr Cassie Wilson (alternate: Dr Karoline Von Oppen), Associate Dean nominated by the Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences, term of office 2019
    • Dr Alan Hayes (alternate: Dr Alex Jeffries), Associate Dean nominated by the Dean of Science, term of office 2019
    • Dr Philip Cooper, Associate Dean/Head of Learning and Teaching nominated by the Dean and Head of School of Management, term of office 2019
    • Dr Florin Bisset, Acting Head of Learning Partnerships, term of office 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, term of office 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, term of office 2019
    • Dr Lynda Porter, Director of Studies/Director of Teaching from the School of Management nominated by the Dean of the School of Management, term of office 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, term of office 2019
    • Vacancy, One Students' Union Officer nominated by the Students' Union, term of office 2020

Routine attendees