School Directors of Postgraduate Taught Studies (PGT Directors)


How CQSD can helpEach School has a Director of Postgraduate Taught Studies to act as the key focal point for co-ordinating and championing PGT programme initiatives. Key features of the role will include:

  • Liaison and cooperation with colleagues, both within the School and across the University more widely, to develop PGT provision and promote recruitment.
  • To maintain oversight of the PGT programmes offered within the School and to ensure that quality assurance procedures are functioning effectively.
  • To provide leadership in the development and enhancement of PGT provision within the School, and to be actively involved in championing initiatives designed to:

- Improve the level of student recruitment onto postgraduate taught programmes;

- Increase levels of student satisfaction with postgraduate taught provision;

- Promote a more diverse student body, including the provision of programmes that are more easily accessible to in-career professionals seeking part-time and/or on-line modes of study;

See Responsibilities of PGT Directors for a full description of the role and responsibilities.

Lunchtime Meetings

All community of practice lunches must be booked through Employee Self Service - direct link;s=;d=;ed=;a=T/4585769Psh

Termly lunches are organised for PGT Directors and the agenda for each meeting is agreed in advance.

If you have any suggestions for future meetings please contact Peter Andrews


  • Wednesday 25 October 2017 (12:15-13:45)
  • Tuesday 30 January 2018 (12:15-13:45)
  • Tuesday 29 May 2018 (12:15-13:45)

Current PGT Directors

Agriculture, Policy and Development - Sarah Cardey

Archaeology, Geography and Environmental Science - Mary Lewis

Arts and Communication Design - Gerry Leonidas

Biological Sciences - Graham Holloway

Built Environment - Will Hughes

Chemistry, Food and Pharmacy - David Jukes (to September 2017)

Chemistry, Food and Pharmacy - (Food) Gunter Kuhnle

Chemistry, Food and Pharmacy - (Pharmacy) Kat Hall

Economics - Nigel Wadesdon

Humanities - Rebecca Rist

Institute of Education - Helen Bilton

Law - Alina Tryfonidou

Literature and Languages -  Karin Lesnik-Oberstein

Mathematical, Physical and Computational Sciences - Helen Dacre

Politics and International Relations - Alan Cromartie

Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences - Kate Harvey

Systems Engineering - Giuseppe Di Fatta

Henley Business School

Peter Miskell

from Autumn 2016 - Jessica Yang

Finance - George Alexandridis

Informatics - Keiichi Nakata

International Business and Management - Keith Heron

Real Estate and Planning - Eamonn D'Arcy

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Contact all current PGT Directors by email

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