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

Mandatory Unit German Language is must pass. For further information and a definition of must pass units please see the Glossary of Terms

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status Faculty of Arts Category Teaching Block
Besides the mandatory units, you must take at least one further 20cp ENGL-coded unit and at least one further GERM-coded unit.
List A - Take one of the two language units, and choose either ENGL20064 in this list or ENGL20063 in List D
Literature 1900-present ENGL20064 20 Optional D TB-2
German Language post ab initio GERM20032 20 Optional TB-4
German Language 2 (Post A-Level) GERM20001 20 Mandatory TB-4
List B - Choose one 20cp unit from list B, list E or list E2
Effi Briest and her Afterlives GERM20048 20 Optional TB-1
Inventing Austria GERM20051 20 Optional TB-1
General Linguistics MODL20016 20 Optional TB-1
Woman and Nation MODL23017 20 Optional TB-1
Creative Writing, Prose Fiction: Representing the World ENGL20113 20 Optional B TB-1
Eighteenth-Century Women's Writing ENGL20031 20 Optional TB-1
Poetry of the 1960s ENGL20032 20 Optional TB-1
Revenge Tragedy ENGL29008 20 Optional TB-1
Rudyard Kipling ENGL29004 20 Optional TB-1
Performance Histories THTR20010 20 Optional A TB-1
Politics of Performance THTR20005 20 Optional TB-2
American Avant Garde ENGL20114 20 Optional TB-1
Death and Dying in Late Medieval Literature ENGL20126 20 Optional TB-1
Rudyard Kipling ENGL29004 20 Optional TB-1
The Fairy Tale in English ENGL20028 20 Optional TB-1,TB-2
Utopian Literature ENGL20058 20 Optional TB-1
List C - Choose 20 CP from this list
Transnational Nation: Germany 1840–1990 GERM20047 20 Optional TB-2
Effi Briest and her Afterlives GERM20048 20 Optional TB-1
Inventing Austria GERM20051 20 Optional TB-1
Catalan Language (Elementary) MODL23014 20 Optional TB-4
Czech Language (Elementary) MODL23015 20 Optional TB-4
Woman and Nation MODL23017 20 Optional TB-1
Introduction to teaching Modern Languages as Foreign Languages MODL20021 20 Optional TB-1
Beginners Portuguese MODL20022 20 Optional TB-4
Writing the City: London 1550-1740 ENGL20069 20 Optional C TB-1
Shakespeare ENGL20068 20 Optional C TB-1
List D - Choose either ENGL20064 in this list or ENGL20063 in list A, and one further 20cp unit.
The Cultural and Creative Industries in Germany, Austria and Switzerland GERM20052 20 Optional TB-2
Transforming the Tragic Hero(ine): 1770-1840 GERM20044 20 Optional TB-2
Literature 1740-1900 ENGL20063 20 Optional A TB-1
Historical Linguistics MODL20017 20 Optional TB-2
List E - Choose one 20cp unit from list E, list E2 or list B
Transforming the Tragic Hero(ine): 1770-1840 GERM20044 20 Optional TB-2
Transnational Nation: Germany 1840–1990 GERM20047 20 Optional TB-2
The Cultural and Creative Industries in Germany, Austria and Switzerland GERM20052 20 Optional TB-2
Arthurian Literature ENGL20060 20 Optional E TB-2
Chaucer and Chaucerians ENGL20061 20 Optional E TB-2
Old English Language and Literature ENGL20065 20 Optional E TB-2
List E2 - Choose one 20cp unit from list E2, list B or list E
American Avant Garde ENGL20114 20 Optional TB-1
Black British Literature ENGL20041 20 Optional TB-2
Contemporary Multi-Ethnic Writing of America ENGL20019 20 Optional TB-2
Creative Writing: Poetry ENGL20051 20 Optional E TB-2
Dangerous Books ENGL20023 20 Optional TB-2
Gender, Desire and the Renaissance Stage ENGL20206 20 Optional E TB-2
Literature and the Sea: The Seafarer to The Shipping News ENGL20020 20 Optional TB-2
Rudyard Kipling ENGL29004 20 Optional TB-1
The Author as Character ENGL20048 20 Optional E TB-2
Writing the Working Classes ENGL20030 20 Optional TB-2
The Art of Grief ENGL20116 20 Optional TB-2
Literature and Science: Newton to Darwin ENGL20054 20 Optional TB-2
The Author as Character ENGL20048 20 Optional E TB-2
List F
Take 20 cp From UWLP or Faculty Wide Units – OR you may choose an additional option unit from list A-E 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, 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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