Programme Scrutiny Sub-Committee

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Learning, Teaching and Student Experience Committee (LTSEC)


Programme Scrutiny Sub-Committee (PSSC) has delegated responsibility from LTSEC for considering, advising on, and ultimately formally approving (a) the proposed content and structure of new programmes, and (b) amendments to existing programmes, including their withdrawal.

  1. To scrutinise and give formal approval to the detailed structure and module specifications* for new taught and research programmes and short courses, reporting decisions for noting at LTSEC
  2. To scrutinise and approve proposals for amendments to the structure or module specifications of taught and research programmes of study, including short courses
  3. To consider and approve proposals to withdraw programmes of study with specific reference to the arrangements in place to protect academic standards and the quality of learning opportunities for students who have not yet completed the programme

* Approval by the Sub-Committee of programmes involving delivery by collaborative partner institutions shall be in accordance with the Collaborative Provision Framework.

Chair: A member of the academic staff appointed by the Warden Professor Tara Page to 2025
Associate Director (Student Support Services) Rocchi Acierno ex officio
Associate Director (Curriculum Developments) Ben Fowler ex officio
Head of Student Success Tobin Webb ex officio
A Representative of Library Services Ozden Sahin ex officio
A Representative of the Careers Service Yasmina Mallam-Hassam ex officio
A Representative of the Teaching and Learning Innovation Centre Andrew Linton ex officio
Two academic staff representatives from each School Professor Matthew Ward [Design] to 2023
Dr Deirdre Osborne [ECW] to 2023 (eot)
Dr Vicky Macleroy [Educational Studies] to 2024
Dr Alex Dymock [Law] to 2023
Dr Emily Rosamond [Visual Cultures] to 2023
A sabbatical officer of the Students Union Victoria Chwa to 2023
A representative of the Students' Union Islam Al Khatib to 2023
Secretary Phoebe Riley-Gowing  

Terms of office on committees are for three years, renewable for three further years. If the letters "eot" appear against a person's name in a membership listing, this indicates that he or she will reach the maximum term as a member of the body concerned on 31 August in the year specified.


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