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

Mandatory Unit Russian 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 HIST-coded unit and at least one further RUSS-coded unit.
List A
Rethinking History HIST23101 20 Mandatory TB-1
Russian Language 2 RUSS20008 20 Mandatory TB-4
List B - Choose one 20cp unit from list B or list E
Global History HIST20112 20 Optional B TB-1
Hedgehogs and Foxes: The Nineteenth-Century Russian Novel RUSS20068 20 Optional TB-1
General Linguistics MODL20016 20 Optional TB-1
Woman and Nation MODL23017 20 Optional TB-1
List C - Choose 20cp
Hedgehogs and Foxes: The Nineteenth-Century Russian Novel RUSS20068 20 Optional TB-1
Intermediate Czech Language RUSS20043 20 Optional TB-4
Revolutionary Russia, 1881-1917 RUSS20066 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
Fear and Loathing HIST20117 20 Optional C TB-1
Outlaws HIST20120 20 Optional C TB-1
The Tudor World HIST20119 20 Optional C TB-1
List D - Take HIST20089 and 20CP from either list D or list F
Engineers of the Human Soul: Soviet Culture and Politics 1917–1941 RUSS20060 20 Optional TB-2
Historical Linguistics MODL20017 20 Optional TB-2
History in Public HIST20089 20 Mandatory TB-2
List E - Choose one 20cp unit from list E or list B
Aztecs, Incas and Evangelisers HIST20036 20 Optional E TB-2
Brief Encounters: Love, Labour, and Loneliness in Modern London HIST20099 20 Optional TB-2
Decade of Discord: Britain in the 1970's (Level I Special Field) HIST26008 20 Optional TB-2
Early and Modern Paganism HIST20121 20 Optional TB-2
Political Culture and Communication in Britain, 1867-1939 (Level I Special Field) HIST26015 20 Optional TB-2
Remembering Transatlantic Enslavement HIST20122 20 Optional E TB-2
Speaking with Authority: Women and Power in the Middle Ages (Level I Special Field) HIST26024 20 Optional TB-2
The Black Death in England HIST20125 20 Optional E TB-2
The Smugglers' City (Level I Special Field) HIST26010 20 Optional TB-2
Global Development HIST20126 20 Optional TB-2
The Age of Revolutions 1776-1848 in Global Perspective HIST20128 20 Optional TB-2
The Norman Conquest HIST20127 20 Optional E TB-2
Rebels, Runaways, and Revolts: Agency, Resistance, and Slavery in the United States HIST20129 20 Optional TB-2
Travel and Trade in the Global Middle Ages HIST20132 20 Optional TB-2
Engineers of the Human Soul: Soviet Culture and Politics 1917–1941 RUSS20060 20 Optional 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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