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Programme structure: English and History (BA) - what's running in 2021/22

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status Faculty of Arts Category Teaching Block
List A
Approaching the Past HIST13015 20 Mandatory TB-1
List B- Take ENGL10017 and 20 credits of the optional History unit;
Critical Issues ENGL10017 20 Optional TB-1
Modern Revolutions HIST10067 20 Optional B TB-1
The American Century HIST10044 20 Optional TB-1
War and Society HIST10045 20 Optional TB-1
List D
Approaches to Poetry ENGL10039 20 Optional D TB-2
List E - Take ENGL10043 and one 20cp History unit
Literature 1550-1740 ENGL10043 20 Optional E TB-2
Slavery HIST10046 20 Optional TB-2
‘Fight the Power’: Democracy and Protest HIST10068 20 Optional TB-2
Gender in the Modern World HIST10069 20 Optional TB-2
The Medieval World: The British Isles HIST10064 20 Optional TB-2
The Medieval World: Europe and the Wider World HIST10066 20 Optional TB-2
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, 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).

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