College Curriculum Approval Board Remit

The College Curriculum Approval Board (CCAB) is a joint subcommittee of the College Learning and Teaching Committee (CLTC) and the College Researcher Training Committee (CRTC), with responsibility for approving new programmes in line with the University's Programme and Course Approval and Management Policy.  CCAB has responsibility for College level academic scrutiny and approval for all taught programmes (including placements), all new Student Exchange Agreements, all nonstandard research degree programmes, all online provision and for all collaborative provision.

 

Non-standard research degree programmes are any research programmes requiring a new programme code, including, but not limited to, new joint PhDs and new integrated/cohort-based doctoral training programmes, and similar.

 

CLTC and CRTC delegate authority to CCAB to make decisions on its behalf in relation to the following matters:

2.1 Programme approval for the College, in line with the UK Quality Code, as described in University Policy, the University's Curriculum Framework, Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework. 

2.2 Approval of major changes to or closure of programmes, in accordance with the University's Programme and Course Approval and Management policy.

2.3 Approval of major changes to or closure of courses, in accordance with the University's Programme and Course Approval and Management Policy.

2.4 CCAB delegates authority to School Boards of Studies for the approval of NEW courses in line with the UK Quality Code, as described in University Policy, the University's Curriculum Framework, Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework.  Schools are required to submit Boards of Studies minutes to College to facilitate sampling for Quality Assurance purposes.

Previous meeting

College Curriculum Approval Board (Tuesday, 21 May 2019, 2.00pm - 5.00pm)