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Taught Programmes Board

Taught Programmes Board takes an overview of the academic standards of programmes and modules operating at Queen Mary and its associated Collaborative Partners. The Board has a specific remit for the consideration of new programmes of study and associated modules; collaborative programmes/modules (including articulation agreements); programmes/modules involving work-based learning; and programmes/modules involving distance learning.

Members of Taught Programmes Board have been drawn from across Queen Mary, and include specialist expertise from a range of Professional Departments and Academic Schools/Institutes, as well as membership of the President, or nominee, of the Students’ Union.

Meeting dates 2018-19

During 2018-19, Taught Programmes Board will meet on the following dates:

Wednesday 17th October 2018 (2-4pm) Agenda Papers Minutes
Wednesday 28th November 2018 (2-4pm) Agenda Papers Minutes
Wednesday 6th February 2019 (2-4pm) Agenda Papers Minutes
Wednesday 27th February 2019 (2-4pm) Agenda Papers Minutes
Wednesday 20th March 2018 (2-4pm) Agenda Papers Minutes
Wednesday 22rd May 2019 (2-4pm) Agenda Papers Minutes
Wednesday 19th June 2018 (2-4pm) Agenda Papers Minutes
Wednesday 24th July 2018 (2-4pm) Agenda Papers Minutes

 Meetings will be held in the Colette Bowe Room unless otherwise notified.

Paper deadlines 

Papers for Taught Programmes Board must be submitted to the Academic Secretariat at least three weeks prior to meetings by the following dates:

  • Wednesday 26th September 2018 
  • Wednesday 7th November 2018
  • Wednesday 16th January 2019
  • Wednesday 6th February 2019
  • Wednesday 27th February 2019
  • Wednesday 1st May 2019
  • Wednesday 29th May 2019
  • Wednesday 3rd July 2019

Associated documents

Academic Developments log

The Academic Developments log is reported to each TPB meeting, and provides an overview of all approved programme and module developments during the academic year. The most recent log can be accessed here: //


Guidance and contacts

The Academic Secretariat supports Schools / Institutes in the development of programmes and modules and coordinates the work of Taught Programmes Board. For advice on taught programme development, including preparing and submitting proposals to TPB, then please contact

Eleanor Forrester (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences)
Fiona Whelan (Faculty of Science and Engineering, and UG non-clinical SMD programmes).
Alice de Havillian (School of Medicine and Dentistry PGT programmes).
For queries concerning all other programmes, then please contact Katherine Bevan.  

The Academic Secretariat is also able to support Schools/Institutes with any specific queries relating to new programmes or modules, or amendments and withdrawals within the Academic Model structure of the SIS. Queries of this nature should be addressed to the Academic Model Team via the mySIS helpdesk.



Agendas, papers and minutes prior to 2018-19 can be found in the archive.


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