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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 2021-22

During 2021-22, Taught Programmes Board will meet on the following dates:

Wednesday 8th September 2021 (2-4pm) Agenda [PDF 43KB] Papers [PDF 1,563KB] Minutes [PDF 92KB]
Wednesday 6th October 2021 (2-4pm) Meeting cancelled
Wednesday 10th November 2021 (2-4pm) Agenda [PDF 46KB] Papers [PDF 3,366KB] Minutes [PDF 104KB]
Wednesday 8th December 2022 (2-4pm) Agenda [PDF 58KB] Papers [PDF 15,359KB] Minutes [PDF 156KB]
Wednesday 12th January 2022 (2-4pm) Meeting cancelled
Wednesday 2nd February 2022 (2-5pm) Agenda [PDF 49KB] Papers Minutes
Wednesday 2nd March 2022 (2-4pm) Agenda [PDF 43KB] Papers [PDF 4,558KB] Minutes [PDF 64KB]
Wednesday 6th April 2022 (2-4pm) Agenda [PDF 49KB] Papers [PDF 57,631KB] Minutes [PDF 120KB]
Wednesday 4th May 2022 (2-4pm) Agenda [PDF 44KB] Papers [PDF 2,417KB] Minutes
Wednesday 15th June 2022 (2-4pm) Agenda Papers Minutes
Wednesday 27th July 2022 (2-4pm) Agenda Papers Minutes

 Meetings will be held online via MS Teams 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 18th August 2021 
  • Wednesday 15th September 2021
  • Wednesday 20th October 2021
  • Wednesday 17th November 2021
  • Wednesday 12th January 2022 (for both the February and March meetings)
  • Wednesday 16th March 2022
  • Wednesday 13th April 2022
  • Wednesday 25th May 2022
  • Wednesday 6th July 2022

Associated documents

Academic Developments log

Academic Developments Log - 2018/19 [XLS 1,664KB]

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:

  • Ashley Palmer (Faculty of Science and Engineering, and UG non-clinical SMD programmes).
  • Alison Dawn (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences).
  • Alice de Havillan (School of Medicine and Dentistry PGT programmes).

For queries concerning all other programmes, then please contact  

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 2021-22 can be found in the archive.

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