Academic Council

Programmes and Partnerships Management Committee (PPMC)

Reporting to the Partnerships Board, the Programmes and Partnerships Management Committee (PPMC) is concerned with the operational aspects of the approval and oversight of educational partnerships and academic programmes.

  • Educational partnerships: PPMC is responsible for overseeing the due diligence processes for new UK and TNE partnerships following approval of their business cases by the Partnerships Board and it recommends final approval of the partnership to Partnerships Board.
  • Programmes: PPMC is responsible for approving, making major changes, suspending or terminating programmes  (including degree apprenticeships), escalating decisions by exception to the Partnerships Board for the Board's approval.

Further details are in the Committee's terms of reference and membership.

The Committee is supported by the following sub-committees:

For any queries, please contact the PPMC clerk, Sue Collins, on

Meeting dates

Meeting dates for the 2023-2024 academic session are subject to confirmation, please find current dates below.

Meeting dates

Deadline for Receipt of Agenda items

Deadline for Receipt of Signed Papers


Please get your requests for items in by this date ie. 13 working days prior to PPMC

Please ensure your signed and fully completed documents are submitted by this date ie 7 working days prior to PPMC.

25th October 2023

6th October 2023 
16th October 2023

29th November 2023

10th November 2023

20th November 2023 

31st January 2024

12th January 2024 

22nd January 2024

28th February 2024

9th February 2024 

19th February 2024

24th April 2024

5th April 2024 

15th April 2024

5th June 2024

17th May 202427th May 2024 

24th July 2024

5th July 2024 

15th July 2024

Note Academic Council dates:

  • 27th September 2023
  • 24th January 2024
  • 20th March 2024
  • 12th June 2024