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Programme structure: Anthropology (BA) - what's running in 2021/22

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status Faculty of Arts Category Teaching Block
List A
Anthropological Methods ARCH20048 20 Mandatory A TB-1
List B - Choose one from this list
The Anthropology of Gender and Childhood ARCH20070 20 Optional TB-2
Africa ARCH20051 20 Optional TB-1
Early Human Origins ARCH20005 20 Optional B TB-1
List C - Choose one unit from this list
Britain AD ARCH20068 20 Optional C,D TB-2
Lives on the move: Migration and Mobility from a Global Perspective ARCH20066 20 Optional TB-1
Anthropology and Contemporary Capitalism ARCH20065 20 Optional TB-1
Engaging with collections ARCH20071 20 Optional TB-2
List D
Evolution and Human Behaviour ARCH20058 20 Mandatory D TB-2
List E
Social Theories ARCH20057 20 Mandatory E TB-2
List F - Choose either:
Choose an additional 20 CP from list B (for a balanced workload) or from list C above, OR 20 CP of University Wide Language Programme (UWLP) or Faculty Wide Units OPEN 20 Optional
Study Abroad (60cp) ARCH25500 60 Optional TB-4
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).