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Programme structure: History of Art and French (BA) - what's running in 2018/19

Please note: It is possible that the information shown for future academic years may change due to developments in the relevant academic field. Optional unit availability varies depending on both staffing and student choice.

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status
Dissertation HART31047 20 Mandatory
French Language 3 FREN30001 20 Mandatory
Students must choose at least one but not more than two units from:
Contemporary French Cinema (1990s-present). FREN30100 20 Optional
Francophone Identities in the Visual Arts FREN30099 20 Optional
War Stories: Representation and Memory of Conflict in France since World War One FREN30041 20 Optional
The Crusades and their Representation in French Literature of the Middle Ages FREN30098 20 Optional
The French Renaissance FREN30037 20 Optional
French Dialectology: Geographical Variation and Change in the Espace Francophone FREN30043 20 Optional
Political Cultures of Early Twentieth-Century France FREN30044 20 Optional
What is an author? Fictions and theories FREN30045 20 Optional
France, Islam and Muslims: A Multi-Layered History FREN30083 20 Optional
French for Business and Enterprise FREN30047 20 Optional
Aesthetics of Revolution and Resistance: 21st-Century Images of North Africa and the Eastern Mediterranean FREN30106 20 Optional
Leadership in France FREN30107 20 Optional
Intellectuals and the Media in France FREN30108 20 Optional
Seeing, Hearing and Thinking the Cinema of Jean-Luc Godard FREN30109 20 Optional
Revolution, Theatre, and the Public Sphere, 1789-1799 FREN30110 20 Optional
Students also take 40 credit points from History of Art Special Subject, Lecture Response or Reflective Art History unit, Students MUST take 20 credits from Lecture Response Units but the other 20 credits can be from either of the list below:
History of Art Special Subject Units
Physical Culture - Visual Culture HART30036 20 Optional
Art and Internationalism (Level H Special Subject) HART30042 20 Optional
Art and Theatre HART30047 20 Optional
Artistic Exchange in the Mediterranean HART30029 20 Optional
History of Art Lecture Response Units
Art in Russia and the Soviet Union (Lecture Response Unit) HART30025 20 Optional
American Art: Art and Identity (Lecture Response Unit) HART30026 20 Optional
Art of the Northern Renaissance (Level H Lecture Response Unit) HART30043 20 Optional
Modernism and the 'Black Atlantic' HART30048 20 Optional
Prints HART30046 20 Optional
Self Portraiture HART30037 20 Optional
Reflective Art History Units
Approaches to the Artist (Reflective Art History Unit) HART30007 20 Optional
Religious Art (Reflective Art History Unit) HART30008 20 Optional
Copies and Originals HART30034 20 Optional
Vision HART30040 20 Optional
Students may take one of the following units in place of any History of Art (HART) optional unit:
The Public Role of the Humanities HUMS30001 20 Optional
Beyond the Battlefield: Environment and Conflict HUMS30002 20 Optional
Students may choose up to two unit from the following list:
Communism in Europe MODL30001 20 Optional
Independent Study 1 MODL30005 20 Optional
Translating in a Professional Context MODL30010 20 Optional
Teaching Modern Languages as a Foreign Language MODL30013 20 Optional
Sociolinguistic Anthropology: Language, Culture, and Society MODL30016 20 Optional
Reimagining Odysseus MODL30019 20 Optional
The Italian City: Medieval and Early Modern Cultures MODL30020 20 Optional
Modernity as an Islamic Project MODL30021 20 Optional
This unit is only available to students studying Programmes of French German or Spanish:
Liaison Interpreting MODL30006 20 Optional
Students may choose MODL30011 if they took MODL23014 in their second year of study and students may choose MODL30012 if they took MODL23015 in their second year of study:
Catalan Language (follow-on) MODL30011 20 Optional
Czech Language (follow-on) MODL30012 20 Optional
History of Art and French (BA)   120  

Progression/award requirements

Unit Pass Mark for Undergraduate Programmes:

  • 40 out of 100 – for level C/4, I/5 & H/6 units
  • 50 out of 100 – for level M/7 units

For details on the weightings for classifying undergraduate degrees, please see the Agreed Weightings, by Faculty, to be applied for the Purposes of Calculating the Final Programme Mark and Degree Classification in Undergraduate Programmes.

For detailed rules on progression please see the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes and the relevant faculty handbook.

Please refer to the specific progression/award requirements for programmes with a preliminary year of study, and the Gateway programmes or for International Foundation Programmes please see the student handbook available on Blackboard.

Exit awards

All undergraduate degree programmes allow the opportunity for a student to exit from a programme with a Diploma or Certificate of Higher Education.

  • To be awarded a Diploma of Higher Education, a student must have successfully completed 240 credit points, of which at least 90 must be at level 5.
  • To be awarded a Certificate of Higher Education, a student must have successfully completed 120 credit points at level 4.

Integrated Master's degrees may also allow the opportunity for a student to exit from the programme with an equivalent Bachelor's degree where a student has achieved 360 credit points, of which 90 must be at level 6, and has successfully met any additional criteria as described in the programme specification.

The opportunities for a student to exit from one of the professional programmes in Veterinary Science, Medicine, and Dentistry with an Award is outlined in the relevant Programme Regulations (which are available as an annex in the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes).

Degree classifications:

  • First Class Honours 70 and above
  • Second Class Honours, First Division 60-69
  • Second Class Honours, Second Division 50-59
  • Third Class Honours 40-49
  • Fail 39 and below

An Ordinary degree can be awarded if a student has successfully completed at least 300 credits with a minimum of 60 credits at Level 6.

The pass mark for the professional programmes in Veterinary Science, Medicine and Dentistry is 50 out of 100. The classification of a degree in the professional programmes in Veterinary Science, Medicine, and Dentistry is provided in the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes.

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