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

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status
Anthropological Methods ARCH20048 20 Mandatory
Social Theories ARCH20057 20 Mandatory
Evolution and Human Behaviour ARCH20058 20 Mandatory
Select 60 credits from:
Early Human Origins ARCH20005 20 Optional
Africa ARCH20051 20 Optional
Gender, sexuality and the body ARCH20053 20 Optional
The Mediterranean Past ARCH20055 20 Optional
Anthropology of Islam ARCH20046 20 Optional
Religion and Material Culture ARCH20054 20 Optional
Anthropology of Landscapes ARCH20063 20 Optional
Choose open units OPEN 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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