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Programme structure: History and Portuguese (BA) - what's running in 2020/21

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Mandatory Unit Portuguese 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
List A - Take HIST13015 and one of the Portuguese language units
Portuguese Language HISP10302 40 Optional TB-4
Portuguese Language - Post A Level HISP10307 20 Optional TB-4
Approaching the Past HIST13015 20 Mandatory TB-1
List B
Key Moments in Lusophone History and Culture HISP10015 20 Mandatory TB-4
The Modern World HIST10048 20 Mandatory TB-1
List D – Take one 20cp History unit
The American Century HIST10044 20 Optional TB-2
The Medieval World HIST10042 20 Optional TB-2
Slavery HIST10046 20 Optional TB-2
War and Society HIST10045 20 Optional TB-2
List E - Take this unit only if you take HISP10307 in List A
Introduction to the Study of Cultures Not Available in 2020/21 MODL10011 20 Mandatory D,E
Certificate 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).

Additional progress information

Students are permitted to conditionally progress to the next year of study and make up a credit deficit where they have failed a particular unit or units provided this meets the conditions in the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes.