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Programme structure: Liberal Arts (MLibArts) - what's running in 2021/22

This Integrated Master's programme has been designated as type II: Advanced Study in accordance with the QAA descriptors for Master's programmes. Please see the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes for further information on this type of programme.

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status Faculty of Arts Category Teaching Block
Students must take 120cp total units. Students are required to take at least 20 credits in their subject pathway at Level H/6 (Year 3) and at least 90 credits at Level H/6 (Year 3) overall:
ANTHROPOLOGY PATHWAY - There are no specified mandatory units for this pathway. Students choose optional units from a defined list.
ARCHAEOLOGY PATHWAY - There are no specified mandatory units for this pathway. Students choose optional units from a defined list.
CLASSICS AND ANCIENT HISTORY PATHWAY - There are no specified mandatory units for this pathway. Students choose optional units from a defined list.
ENGLISH PATHWAY - There are no specified mandatory units for this pathway. Students choose optional units from a defined list.
FILM PATHWAY - There are no specified mandatory units for this pathway. Students choose optional units from a defined list.
HISTORICAL STUDIES PATHWAY - There are no specified mandatory units for this pathway. Students choose optional units from a defined list.
LANGUAGES - FRENCH PATHWAY - There are no specified mandatory units for this pathway. Students choose optional units from a defined list.
LANGUAGES - GERMAN PATHWAY - There are no specified mandatory units for this pathway. Students choose optional units from a defined list.
LANGUAGES - ITALIAN PATHWAY - There are no specified mandatory units for this pathway. Students choose optional units from a defined list.
LANGUAGES - RUSSIAN PATHWAY - There are no specified mandatory units for this pathway. Students choose optional units from a defined list.
LANGUAGES - SPANISH PATHWAY - There are no specified mandatory units for this pathway. Students choose optional units from a defined list.
LANGUAGES - PORTUGUESE PATHWAY - There are no specified mandatory units for this pathway. Students choose optional units from a defined list.
MUSIC PATHWAY - There are no specified mandatory units for this pathway. Students choose optional units from a defined list.
PHILOSOPHY PATHWAY - There are no specified mandatory units for this pathway. Students choose optional units from a defined list.
RELIGION & THEOLOGY PATHWAY - There are no specified mandatory units for this pathway. Students choose optional units from a defined list.
THEATRE PATHWAY - There are no specified mandatory units for this pathway. Students choose optional units from a defined list.
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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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