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Programme structure: Classics (BA) - what's running in 2017/18

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status
EITHER:
Greek Language Level B1 CLAS22315 20 Optional
Greek Language Level B2 CLAS22316 20 Optional
Or:
Greek Language Level C1 CLAS22405 20 Optional
Greek Language Level C2 CLAS22406 20 Optional
PLUS EITHER:
Latin Language Level B1 CLAS22307 20 Optional
Latin Language Level B2 CLAS22308 20 Optional
Or:
Latin Language Level C1 CLAS22407 20 Optional
Latin Language Level C2 CLAS22408 20 Optional
For students who take optional unit HUMS20002, this may stand in place of one or more of the Year 2 units which are normally mandatory in this programme.
Plus 40 credit points from the following list:
Pagan Religions of the Roman Empire CLAS27003 20 Optional
Archaic Greece CLAS22352 20 Optional
Art in the Ancient World CLAS22365 20 Optional
History of Thought CLAS22366 20 Optional
Late Antiquity CLAS22381 20 Optional
The Archaeology of Myth: From the Trojan War to the end of Atlantis CLAS22384 20 Optional
Introduction to Sanskrit 1 THRS20188 20 Optional
Introduction to Sanskrit 2 THRS20189 20 Optional
Study Abroad/ Erasmus HUMS20002 60 Optional
Classics and Comparative Literature CLAS30032 20 Optional
World Processors: Scientific and Medical Poetry from Parmenides to Padel CLAS20037 20 Optional
Communication and the Classics: Messengers, Witnesses, Parasites CLAS20038 20 Optional
The Age of the Anthropocene HUMS20005 20 Optional
Introduction to the Medical Humanities HUMS20004 20 Optional
Introduction to Digital Humanities HUMS20006 20 Optional
Diploma 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

Marks from second year units count towards the final degree classification.

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.

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