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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 scrutiny of full proposals for new courses, 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.

Find out about our meeting dates and read the minutes of our meetings.

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 Florin Bisset, Head of Learning Partnerships, term of office ex-officio
    • Professor Tim Mays, Director of Studies/Director of Teaching from the Faculty of Engineering and Design nominated by the Dean of Engineering and Design, term of office 2020
    • Dr Matteo de Tina 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 2020
    • 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 2020
    • Dr Peter Nuttall (alternate: Dr Richard Kamm) Director of Studies/Director of Teaching from the School of Management nominated by the Dean of the School of Management, term of office 2020
    • TBC, Students' Union Officer nominated by the Students' Union, term of office 2021

Routine attendees

In attendance

    On particular items, subject to the approval of the Chair

    • External and internal persons with relevant expertise to advise the committee
    • Members of academic staff to present proposals to the committee
    • Secretary Mr Drew Toynbee