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Programme structure: Czech and German (BA) - what's running in 2016/17

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Mandatory Units German 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 2 RUSS20029 20 Mandatory
Students must choose at least one but no more than two units from the following list:
From Nation-Building to Rat-Catching: Czech Literature 1817-1913 RUSS20046 20 Optional
Gender in Post-Socialist Central and Eastern Europe MODL20011 20 Optional
Plus
German Language 2 (Post A-Level) GERM20001 20 Mandatory
Instead of the above, students who took German ab initio GERM19003 in their first year should take this unit
German Language post ab initio GERM20032 20 Optional
Students must choose at least one but no more than three units from the following list:
Divided Germany GERM22037 20 Optional
Franz Kafka GERM22033 20 Optional
Aspects of Modern Sociolinguistics GERM22029 20 Optional
Spotlights on Anglo-German Relations: Literature, Media, Film GERM20031 20 Optional
"Talking to Tyrants" Politics, Thought and Drama in 1780s Germany GERM20030 20 Optional
From Caligari to Hitler: German Film 1919-1945 GERM20033 20 Optional
Students may choose one unit from the following list:
Political Systems of Modern Europe MODL20008 20 Optional
Introduction to Linguistics MODL23013 20 Optional
Woman and Nation MODL23017 20 Optional
Students may choose one unit from the following list:
Catalan Language (Elementary) MODL23014 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).

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