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.
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|
|VACANCY||One Students' Union Officer nominated by the Students' Union||2020|
|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
- 2 October 2018
- 7 November 2018
- 23 January 2019
- 13 March 2019
- 15 May 2019
- 17 July 2019
- 12 July 2017
- 10 May 2017
- 15 March 2017
- 15 February 2017 - Cancelled
- 18 January 2017
- 2 November 2016 - Cancelled
- 28 September 2016
The minutes and summaries of meetings of the Programme and Partnerships Approval Committee published above exclude information which the University has declared will not be routinely published under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Further information about the Act (including the reasons why such information is exempt from publication). If you have any queries about the business conducted by the Committee, please contact Kate Norris