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Internal Committee-related Information

Programme and Curriculum Committee

Terms of Reference

(a) To take charge of the degree programme including the design, implementation and review of the curricula, inter alia, the achievement of the     intended student learning outcomes;

(b) To liaise with teaching staff concerned on programme matters such as course offerings for each academic year;

(c) To liaise with the Registry on all academic matters including review of academic regulations and examination matters;

(d) To review admissions policy for the degree programme; and

(e) To deal with all other matters related to the degree programme.


Chairman:  Programme Director
Members:  Head of Department; all teaching staff of the programme; and one student representative
Secretary:  To be appointed by the Chairman

Board of Examiners 

Terms of Reference

The Board of Examiners makes decisions on examinations, continuous assessment and recommendation of students for graduation. It has the following duties:
(a) To maintain the academic standards of the programme at a level appropriate to the award of the degree.
(b) To maintain general supervision of the system of continuous assessment.
(c) To assess the performance of students in the programme.
(d) To maintain the proper conduct of examinations.
(e) To approve the final subject results.
(f) To deal with grievances and appeals from students.
(g) To report/make recommendations to the Postgraduate Studies Committee under Senate.


Chairman:  Programme Director
Members:  Dean of the Faculty of Business; Head of Department; all staff concerned with the setting and marking of any part of the Examinations External Academic Adviser(s), if any
Secretary:  To be appointed by the Chairman

Advisory Board

Terms of Reference

The role of an Advisory Board is to act as an interface between Government/ industry/commerce/the community at large and the Master of Science in Risk and Insurance Management Programme.

(a) level and length of courses/programme(s) concerned in relation to local needs;

(b) the relevance of the courses/programme(s) in relation to the local needs;

(c) the prospects of local employment for graduates;

(d) the adequacy of the equipment and other resources of the academic unit(s) to fulfil local needs;

(e) the development of teaching and other activities carried out jointly by the academic unit(s) and the appropriate sector of the community;

(f) investigation consultancy and other services given by the academic unit(s); and

(g) keep under review the assistance which the community can give to further the objectives of the University in the subject concerned by way of     practical training facilities, the provision of part-time teaching staff and equipment, the award of scholarships, student-fellowships, etc.


Chairman:  To be nominated by the Convener and appointed by the Senate

Convener:  Programme Director

Members:  To be appointed by the Convener and appointed by the Senate

Secretary:  To be apponted by the Convener

Observers and Adviser:  The Committee may invite any persons to attend any meeting as observers or advisers

Staff-Student Consultation Committee

Terms of Reference

(a) To promote understanding between students and teaching staff.
(b) To consider feedback from students regarding teaching, learning and course evaluation and issues of importance for enhancing teaching and     learning quality.
(c) To consider any other matters of concern to students.
(d) To review and monitor the learning and teaching quality assurance mechanisms and processes within the programme.
(e) To provide feedback to students on changes made to courses and teaching in response to the Course Teaching and Learning Evaluation exercise.
(f) To formulate strategies in helping students to learn more effectively.


Chairman:  Programme Director
Members:  At least two teaching staff for the current academic year, and at least three students representatives
Secretary:  To be appointed by the Chairman