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Programme structure: Music and German (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.

Mandatory Unit German Language is 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
List A - Take MUSI10047 and one German language unit
German Language 1 (Post A-level) GERM10009 20 Optional
German Language 1 (ab initio) GERM19003 40 Optional
Technical Studies I: Harmony and Harmonic Analysis MUSI10047 20 Mandatory
List B - Choose one Music option from list B or list D
German Literature and Film: Genres, Texts, Contexts GERM10035 20 Optional
Historical Studies 1: Western Art Music (up to 1750) MUSI10045 20 Optional
List D - Choose 20 CP from this list or choose 40 CP if you did not choose MUSI10045 in list B
Practical studies: Performance MUSI10058 20 Optional
Composition MUSI10059 20 Optional
Historical Studies II : Western Art Music (1750 to the present day) MUSI10046 20 Optional
List E
German History and Thought GERM10037 20 Mandatory
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).

Additional progress information

Students are permitted to conditionally progress to the next year of study and make up a credit deficit where they have failed a particular unit or units provided this meets the conditions in the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes.