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Programme structure: History with Innovation (MArts) - what's running in 2017/18

This Integrated Master's programme has been designated as type III: Professional in accordance with the QAA descriptors for Master's programmes. Please see the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes for further information on this type of programme.

Minimum requirement of pass mark 40% in each unit

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status
Approaching the Past HIST13015 20 Mandatory
Special Topic Project HIST13003 20 Mandatory
Design and Systems Thinking for Innovation INOV10001 20 Mandatory
Transdisciplinary Group Project 1: Being Human INOV10002 20 Mandatory
Students choose one Outline from the following:
Introduction to Medieval History HIST13011 20 Optional
Introduction to Early Modern History HIST13012 20 Optional
Introduction to the History of the British Empire: Rise, Fall and Legacies HIST13014 20 Optional
Students choose one Special Topic from the following:
Revolution and Theory: British Political Thought 1603-1689 (Level C Special Topic) HIST14001 20 Optional
Expectations of the End (Level C Special Topic) HIST14007 20 Optional
The American Civil War (Level C Special Topic) HIST14015 20 Optional
Britain's Cold War (Level C Special Topic) HIST14018 20 Optional
Plague, Politics and Society: England 1348-1400 (Level C Special Topic) HIST14021 20 Optional
Drink and Disorder in Early Modern England (Level C Special Topic) HIST10017 20 Optional
China and the World in the Twentieth Century (Level C Special Topic) HIST10030 20 Optional
Enlightenment Europe (Level C Special Topic) HIST14005 20 Optional
Keeping the Red Flag Flying? Labour Party Thought and Practice, 1945-83. (Level C Special Topic) HIST14028 20 Optional
Rome after Rome HIST10023 20 Optional
Colonial Radicals (Level C Special Topic) HIST10041 20 Optional
American Slavery: Black Bodies, Voices and Exploitation in the United States (Level C Special Topic) HIST10039 20 Optional
Eat, Sleep, Pray, Repeat - Religious Lifestyles in the Middle Ages (Level C Special Topic) HIST10040 20 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).