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Directorate of Governance and Legal Services

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 Students’ Union.

Meeting Dates 2023/24


Meeting date  (Paper deadline)



Confirmed Minutes

Wednesday 13 September 2023 

(16 August 2023)


Wednesday 18 October 2023

(20 September 2023)


Wednesday 29 November 2023

(1 November 2023)


Wednesday 17 January 2024

(1 December 2023)


Wednesday 14 February 2024

(1 December 2023)


Wednesday 20 March 2024

(28 February 2024)


Wednesday 24 April 2024 

(27 March 2024)


Wednesday 29 May 2024

 (1 May 2024)


Wednesday 17 July 2024

 (19 June 2024)


Meeting dates 2022/23

During 2022/23, Taught Programmes Board will meet on the following dates:

Wednesday 14th September 2022 (2-4pm) Agenda [PDF 46KB] Papers [PDF 3,715KB] Minutes [PDF 99KB]
Wednesday 19th October 2022 (2-4pm) Agenda [PDF 47KB] Papers [PDF 19,612KB] Minutes [PDF 115KB]
Wednesday 30th November 2022 (2-4pm) Agenda [PDF 57KB] Papers [PDF 18,283KB] Minutes [PDF 200KB]
Wednesday 18th January 2023 (2-4pm) Agenda [PDF 156KB] Papers [PDF 18,019KB] Minutes [PDF 223KB]
Wednesday 15th February 2023 (2:15-5pm) Agenda [PDF 140KB] Papers [PDF 41,546KB] Minutes
Wednesday 22nd March 2023 (2-4pm) Agenda Papers Minutes
Wednesday 26th April 2023 (2-4pm) Agenda [PDF 136KB] Papers [PDF 36,158KB] Minutes
Wednesday 31st May 2023 (2-4pm)  Cancelled
Wednesday 12th July 2023 (2-4pm) Agenda [PDF 90KB] Papers [PDF 22,043KB] Minutes
Wednesday 9th August 2023 (2-4pm) Cancelled

Meetings will be held as hybrid meetings in the Robert Tong room and via MS Teams unless otherwise notified.

Paper deadlines 

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

  • 16th August 2022 (for the 14th September 2022 meeting)
  • 21st September 2022 (for the 19th October 2022 meeting)
  • 2nd November 2022 (for the 30th November 2022 meeting)
  • 12th December 2022 (for the 18th January and 15th February 2023 meetings)
  • 22nd February 2023 (for the 22nd March 2023 meeting)
  • 27th March 2023 (for the 26th April 2023 meeting)
  • 2nd May 2023 (for the 31st May 2023 meeting)
  • 14th June 2023 (for the 12th July 2023 meeting)
  • 12th July 2023 (for the 9th August 2023 meeting)

Associated documents

Guidance and contacts

The Directorate of Governance and Legal Services (DGLS) 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

  • Dr Tuija Knowles (Faculty of Science and Engineering, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry UG programmes and Faculty of Hummanities and Social Sciences, CCLS only)
  • Laura Bonsall (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, except CCLS)
  • Alice de Havillan (Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry PGT programmes)


Agendas, papers and minutes prior to 2022/23 can be found in the archive.


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