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Administrative structure

Faculty Office and Faculty Tutor

The faculty office, headed by the Dean and the Director of Operations, carries out the central governance, administration and strategic direction of the faculty. It also runs the Natural Sciences Degree, the faculty's cross-departmental undergraduate programme.

As delegated by the Dean, the Faculty Head of Education and Student Experience encompasses the duties of the "Faculty Tutor" as set out in the UCL Academic Manual.

Faculty committees

The Faculty Office is supported by a number of committees. Key ones include:

Faculty Undergraduate Teaching Committee and Board of Examiners

This committee has overall responsibility for undergraduate degrees offered by the faculty and its departments.

Membership: Representatives from all departments; chaired by the Faculty Head of Education and Student Experience

Faculty Postgraduate Teaching Committee and Board of Examiners

This committee has overall responsibility for postgraduate degrees offered by the faculty's departments.

Membership: Representatives from all departments; chaired by the Faculty Head of Education and Student Experience.

Faculty Library Committee

This committee coordinates the faculty's work with that of UCL Library Services, ensuring that the academic needs of the faculty's academic staff and students are met.

Membership: Representatives from all departments and the Mathematical & Physical Sciences subject librarian; chaired by the Faculty Head of Education and Student Experience.

Faculty Leadership Team

Meetings of the heads of all departments in the faculty plus other key staff members, to discuss strategy and management of the faculty and its departments.

Membership: All heads of department from the faculty, the faculty director of operations, school finance director, school research facilitator, faculty estates manager, faculty HR manager, faculty communications manager, Faculty Head of Education and Student Experience; chaired by the Dean.

Faculty Enterprise Forum

The Faculty Enterprise Forum supports the Vice-Dean (Enterprise)

Membership: Representatives from departments and institutes; chaired by the Vice-Dean (Enterprise)

Faculty Research Board

The Faculty Research Board supports the Vice-Dean (Research)

Membership: Representatives from departments; chaired by the Vice-Dean (Research)

BEAMS School

The Built Environment, Engineering, Mathematical & Physical Sciences School (BEAMS School) is an umbrella structure that coordinates the work of the faculty, along with the Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment and The Faculty of Engineering Sciences.

Certain key functions are carried out at this level. These include overall responsibility for finance and budgets, as well as research facilitation.