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Programme structure: Theology and Sociology (BA) - what's running in 2022/23

Please note: It is possible that the information shown for future academic years may change due to developments in the relevant academic field. Optional unit availability varies depending on both staffing, student choice and timetabling constraints.

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status Faculty of Arts Category Teaching Block
Thinking Sociologically SOCI10004 20 Mandatory TB-1
Students must choose 40 credits from the following units:
Doing Social Research SOCI10005 20 Optional TB-2
Key Social Thinkers SOCI10006 20 Optional TB-2
Social Identities and Divisions SOCI10007 20 Optional TB-1
Living Religions West THRS10064 20 Mandatory TB-1
Plus 20 credit points from the following units:
Topics in Religion and Theology THRS10063 20 Optional TB-1
Approaches to the Study of Religion THRS10030 20 Optional TB-1
Living Religions East THRS10065 20 Optional D TB-2
Plus 20 credit points from:
Issues in the Study of Religion THRS10031 20 Optional E TB-2
Introduction to Sanskrit I: Grammar THRS10017 20 Optional TB-1
Greek Language Level A1 CLAS12311 20 Optional TB-1
Latin Language Level A1 CLAS12303 20 Optional TB-1
Other languages available to years 1, 2 and 3
Beginners Mandarin Chinese UWLP10013 20 Optional TB-4
Beginners Japanese UWLP10012 20 Optional TB-4
Pre-intermediate Japanese UWLP20008 20 Optional TB-4
Pre-intermediate Mandarin Chinese UWLP20009 20 Optional TB-4
Intermediate Japanese UWLP30001 20 Optional TB-4
Advanced Japanese UWLP30003 20 Optional TB-4
Intermediate Mandarin Chinese UWLP30002 20 Optional TB-4
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).