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Programme structure: Classics (BA) for 2017/18 entry cohort

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status
Students must take 40 credits of Greek Language and 40 credits of Latin Language at the appropriate level from:
Greek Language Level A1 CLAS12311 20 Optional
Greek Language Level A2 CLAS12312 20 Optional
Or:
Greek Language Level B1 CLAS12315 20 Optional
Greek Language Level B2 CLAS12316 20 Optional
Plus either:
Latin Language Level A1 CLAS12303 20 Optional
Latin Language Level A2 CLAS12304 20 Optional
Or:
Latin Language Level B1 CLAS12307 20 Optional
Latin Language Level B2 CLAS12308 20 Optional
Plus 40 credits from the following list:
Archaic Greece CLAS12352 20 Optional
Art in the Ancient World CLAS12365 20 Optional
History of Thought CLAS12366 20 Optional
Late Antiquity CLAS12381 20 Optional
The Archaeology of Myth: From the Trojan War to the end of Atlantis CLAS12384 20 Optional
Pagan Religions of the Roman Empire CLAS17003 20 Optional
Introduction to Sanskrit I: Grammar THRS10017 20 Optional
Introduction to Sanskrit II: Texts THRS10018 20 Optional
World Processors: Scientific and Medical Poetry from Parmenides to Padel CLAS10031 20 Optional
Communication and the Classics: Messengers, Witnesses, Parasites CLAS10032 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).

Additional progress information

Marks from the first year do not contribute to 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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