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Undergraduate Studies Committee

Terms of Reference

The main functions of the Undergraduate Studies Committee are

  1. to initiate discussion, to advise and make recommendations to Council on matters of academic policy and practice relating to admissions and undergraduate education,
  2. to advise and make recommendations on matters referred to it by other committees,
  3. to advise the Senior Lecturer/Dean of Undergraduate Studies in her/his role  on such matters as the admission, progression and examination of undergraduate students,
  4. to assess proposals for new undergraduate courses, significant changes to existing undergraduate courses and regulations, and proposals to discontinue existing undergraduate courses,
  5. to monitor and review quality assurance and improvement measures in respect of undergraduate programmes,
  6. to consider and advise on the Bologna process (ECTS, learning outcomes, modularisation, duration of undergraduate programmes, transfer and progression) and to make recommendations to Council,
  7. to consider on an annual basis proposed changes to the University Calendar in respect of undergraduate education and to make recommendations to Council.

Revised 13th September 2012

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