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

Mandatory Units ITAL20001 and HISP20302 are 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
Students may take up to two MODL-coded units from the lists below, and must take at least 40 CP in each language studied within the degree programme
List A - Take BOTH units
Italian Language 2 ITAL20001 20 Mandatory TB-4
Portuguese Lang for Joints/ML HISP20302 20 Mandatory TB-4
List B - Choose 20 CP from this list
The Invention of the Renaissance Woman ITAL20029 20 Optional TB-1
Destination Italy: Cultural Responses to Migration ITAL20032 20 Optional TB-1
Cultural Exchange in the Lusophone Atlantic, 16th-17th Centuries HISP20089 20 Optional TB-1
Latin America in the Twentieth Century: A People’s History HISP20119 20 Optional TB-1
General Linguistics MODL20016 20 Optional TB-1
Woman and Nation MODL23017 20 Optional TB-1
List C - Choose 20 CP from this list
The Invention of the Renaissance Woman ITAL20029 20 Optional TB-1
Destination Italy: Cultural Responses to Migration ITAL20032 20 Optional TB-1
Images of Power in Lusophone Culture HISP20092 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
List D - Choose 20 CP from this list
Languages of the Iberian Peninsula HISP20088 20 Optional TB-2
Introduction to Latin American Cinema HISP20114 20 Optional TB-2
Dante's Inferno (TB2) ITAL20035 20 Optional TB-2
Italian Cinema: Genre and Social Change (TB2) ITAL20037 20 Optional TB-2
List E - You must choose 20 CP from this list
Dante's Inferno (TB2) ITAL20035 20 Optional TB-2
Italian Cinema: Genre and Social Change (TB2) ITAL20037 20 Optional TB-2
Migration and Movement: Cultural Exchange in the Lusophone World, 19th to 20th Centuries HISP20099 20 Optional TB-2
List F
Take 20 CP From UWLP or Faculty Wide Units – OR choose an additional 20 CP from lists B-E above, if you have selected a language unit (Catalan MODL23014, Czech MODL23015 or Portuguese MODL20022) in list C you are not permitted to select a further language unit from this list. 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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