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Director of Undergraduate Studies

The Director of Undergraduate Studies, with support from the School Office, will be responsible for a wide range of undergraduate matters from recruitment through to graduation, principally concerning programmes, modules and enrolment. The principal duties of the post holder, which are subject to alteration, all relate to undergraduate matters, and are as follows:

  • to take a lead role regarding the academic content and structure of all undergraduate degree programmes offered by the Department, and to liaise with the School Director of Teaching and Learning regarding changes to programme and module content;
    • to prepare documentation, in conjunction with the School Director of Teaching and Learning, relating to proposals for new undergraduate programmes;
    • Programme Advisor for all undergraduate programmes, advising students on module choice, change of programme and other programme-related issues;
    • to provide relevant documentation to accreditation bodies with regards the undergraduate programmes;
    • to ensure that all relevant information relating to undergraduate matters is reported appropriately on the Department's website;
    • the production and distribution of Programme and Departmental Handbooks (with School Office);
    • the maintenance of programme and module specifications and descriptions using RISIS (with School Office);
    • to represent the Department at University Visit and Open Days;
    • to provide programme publicity material and prospectus material where appropriate (in conjunction with the Undergraduate Admissions Tutor);
    • a member of the Programme Examiners' Special Cases Sub-Committee;
    • to liaise with the Senior Tutor and School Director of Teaching and Learning over change of circumstances, including Extenuating Circumstances;
    • to approve / deny programme and module changes for students;
    • to provide advice to students regarding possibilities following failure of examinations.

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