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Programme structure: Czech and Portuguese (BA) - what's running in 2015/16

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Mandatory Units Portuguese Language and Czech Language are must pass. For further information and a definition of must pass units please see the Glossary of Terms.

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status
Czech Language and Society RUSS10026 20 Mandatory
Introduction to Czech History and Culture RUSS10038 20 Mandatory
Czech Language 1 RUSS10015 20 Mandatory
Portuguese Language HISP10302 40 Mandatory
Key Moments in Lusophone History and Culture HISP10015 20 Mandatory
Students with A-Level Portuguese take the following instead of HISP10302.
Portuguese Language - Post A Level HISP10307 20 Optional
Introduction to the Study of Cultures MODL10011 20 Optional
In exceptional circumstances students with a high level of competence in Portuguese can take:
Language (Advanced) MODL10014 40 Optional
Certificate of Higher Education   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).