Degree programmes are formally the responsibility of the head of the relevant college.
The Head of College is formally responsible for degree programmes.
Within this overall responsibility each programme, and course within it, is the property of a particular school which ensures its management.
Responsibility for the management of a degree programme is delegated to a programme co-ordinator or director.
Degree programmes in Medicine are organised slightly differently. All currently approved programmes are listed in the Degree Regulations and Programmes of Study, together with the regulatory framework by which they are governed.
Schools and discipline areas decide, with the agreement of the appropriate College Quality Assurance Committee, the appropriate mechanisms for regular monitoring, review and updating of their degree programmes.
Periodic programme review is carried out through the University’s internal subject review process.
The Board of Examiners for each programme is responsible for ensuring that each candidate has met the requirements of the programme.
This article was published on Oct 22, 2010