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Programme structure: Theology and Sociology (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
Thinking Sociologically SOCI10004 20 Mandatory
Symposium I in Religion and Theology THRS10029 20 Mandatory
Plus one of the following:
Living Religions THRS10028 20 Optional
Approaches to the Study of Religion THRS10030 20 Optional
Plus units totalling 20cp from:
Introduction to Sanskrit I: Grammar THRS10017 20 Optional
Introduction to Sanskrit II: Texts THRS10018 20 Optional
Greek Language Level A1 CLAS12311 20 Optional
Greek Language Level A2 CLAS12312 20 Optional
Latin Language Level A1 CLAS12303 20 Optional
Latin Language Level A2 CLAS12304 20 Optional
Beginners Mandarin Chinese UWLP10013 20 Optional
Beginners Japanese UWLP10012 20 Optional
Religion and Material Culture THRS11051 20 Optional
The Renaissance and the Rise of the Modern Age THRS10041 20 Optional
The Bible and/as Literature THRS10047 20 Optional
The Religious World of Dante THRS10050 20 Optional
Miracles in the Christian Tradition THRS10055 20 Optional
Indian Philosophy THRS10056 20 Optional
Introduction to Japanese Religions THRS10059 20 Optional
Heresy and Reform in the Medieval and Early Modern Eras THRS10062 20 Optional
Two units from the following:
Doing Social Research SOCI10005 20 Optional
Key Social Thinkers SOCI10006 20 Optional
Social Identities and Divisions SOCI10007 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).

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