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Programme structure: Philosophy and Economics with Study Abroad (BSc) - what's running in 2021/22

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status Teaching Block
60 credit points should be chosen from the following list, with no more than 40 credits from (a), (b) or (c)
20 credit points may be chosen from:
First Extended Essay PHIL30107 20 Mandatory TB-1,TB-2
Second Extended Essay PHIL30108 20 Optional TB-1,TB-2
(a) Philosophy of Science, Mathematics and Logic. Choose no more than 40 credits from:
Philosophical Issues of Physical Sciences PHIL30052 20 Optional TB-1
Philosophy and the Environment PHIL30112 20 Optional TB-1,TB-2
Philosophy of Science PHIL30049 20 Optional TB-2
Philosophy of Biology PHIL30063 20 Optional TB-1
Evil, Deviance, and Crime PHIL30127 20 Optional TB-2
Virtue and Well-Being PHIL30126 20 Optional TB-1
The Philosophy and History of Medicine PHIL30082 20 Optional TB-1
(b) Epistemology, Metaphysics, Mind, Language, History of Philosophy. Choose no more more than 40 credits from:
First Extended Essay PHIL30107 20 Mandatory TB-1,TB-2
(c) Value Theory (Ethics, Political Philosophy, Aesthetics). Choose no more than 40 credits from:
Philosophy of Science PHIL30049 20 Optional TB-2
Philosophy of Psychology PHIL30077 20 Optional TB-2
Philosophy of Mathematics PHIL30090 20 Optional TB-2
Philosophy of Biology PHIL30063 20 Optional TB-1
Philosophy and the Environment PHIL30112 20 Optional TB-1,TB-2
60 credit points from the following. Students may take up to 20 credit points from the list of Year 2 units.
Applied Economics: Current Economic Problems ECON30065 20 Optional TB-1
Economics of Developing Countries ECON30071 20 Optional TB-2
International Economics ECON30074 20 Optional TB-1
Labour Economics ECON30075 20 Optional TB-1
Industrial Economics ECON30076 20 Optional TB-2
Macroeconomic Theory and Policy ECON30077 20 Optional TB-2
Data Science ECON30006 20 Optional TB-1
Environmental Economics EFIM30004 20 Optional TB-2
Behavioural Economics EFIM30027 20 Optional TB-2
Public Economics EFIM30034 20 Optional TB-2
Communicating Economics EFIM30049 20 Optional TB-1
Economic History EFIM30058 20 Optional TB-2
Year 2 units:
History of Economic Thought ECON20021 20 Optional TB-2
Growth and Development ECON20023 20 Optional TB-1
Applied Microeconomics EFIM20002 20 Optional TB-2
Philosophy and Economics with Study Abroad (BSc)   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, the Gateway programmes and International Foundation programmes.

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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