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Programme structure: Liberal Arts with Study Abroad (MLibArts) for 2018/19 entry cohort

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
Dissertation AFACM0006 40 Mandatory
Students take at least 40 cps in the subject pathway at level 7.
ANTHROPOLOGY PATHWAY - students must take:
ANTHROPOLOGY PATHWAY OPTIONS - students can choose any units from the MA Anthropology, except the dissertation.
ARCHAEOLOGY PATHWAY OPTIONS - students can then choose any unit from the MA Archaeology, except the dissertation.
CLASSICS & ANCIENT HISTORY PATHWAY OPTIONS - students can choose any units from the MA Classics and Ancient History or MA in Classical Reception programmes (except the dissertation) or relevant language units at an appropriate level.
ENGLISH PATHWAY OPTIONS - students can choose any level 7 English (ENGL) units, except the dissertation or any units from the following:
Tradition and Experimentation in Twentieth-Century European Fiction MODLM2034 20 Optional
FILM PATHWAY OPTIONS - students can then choose optional units from a defined list.
HISTORICAL STUDIES PATHWAY OPTIONS - students can choose any units from the MA History or MA History of Art programmes, except the dissertation.
MEDIEVAL STUDIES PATHWAY OPTIONS - students can choose any units from the MA Medieval Studies, except the dissertation.
LANGUAGES: ALL PATHWAYS - students must take:
LANGUAGES: ALL PATHWAYS - students can then choose any unit from the MA Modern languages or MA European Literatures programmes, except the Dissertation.
MUSIC PATHWAY OPTIONS - students can choose any level 7 Music (MUSI) unit, except the dissertation.
PHILOSOPHY PATHWAY - students must take one of:
Project PHILM0008 20 Optional
Philosophy Essay Unit 4 PHILM0012 20 Optional
Philosophy Essay Unit 5 PHILM0013 20 Optional
Essay Unit 6 PHILM0024 20 Optional
PHILOSOPHY PATHWAY OPTIONS - students can choose any level 7 Philosophy (PHIL) unit, except the dissertation.
RELIGION & THEOLOGY PATHWAY OPTIONS - students can choose any units from the MA Religion (except the dissertation) or relevant language units at an appropriate level.
THEATRE PATHWAY - students must take one of the following:
THEATRE PATHWAY OPTIONS - students can then choose optional units from a defined list.
Plus up to 40 cps in further options at level 7.
Liberal Arts with Study Abroad (MLibArts)   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).

Degree classifications:

  • First Class Honours 70 and above
  • Second Class Honours, First Division 60-69
  • Second Class Honours, Second Division 50-59
  • Third Class Honours 40-49
  • Fail 39 and below

An Ordinary degree can be awarded if a student has successfully completed at least 300 credits with a minimum of 60 credits at Level 6.

The pass mark for the professional programmes in Veterinary Science, Medicine and Dentistry is 50 out of 100. The classification of a degree in the professional programmes in Veterinary Science, Medicine, and Dentistry is provided in the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes.

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