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Programme structure: History with Innovation (MArts) - what's running in 2020/21

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This Integrated Master's programme has been designated as type III: Professional 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.

Students must achieve a year mark of 50 or more out of a hundred at the end of the second year to be able to progress on to the four year programme.

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status Faculty of Arts Category Teaching Block
Rethinking History HIST23101 20 Mandatory TB-1
Global History HIST20112 20 Mandatory B TB-1
Past, Present and Futures INOV20001 10 Mandatory TB-2
Transdisciplinary Group Project 2: Solving Someone's Problem INOV20002 20 Mandatory TB-4
Choose one 20 CP from the following list:
Fear and Loathing HIST20117 20 Optional C TB-1
Outlaws HIST20120 20 Optional C TB-1
The Tudor World HIST20119 20 Optional C TB-1
Choose one 20 CP from the following list:
Aztecs, Incas and Evangelisers HIST20036 20 Optional E TB-2
Brief Encounters: Love, Labour, and Loneliness in Modern London HIST20099 20 Optional E TB-2
Early and Modern Paganism HIST20121 20 Optional E TB-2
Political Culture and Communication in Britain, 1867-1939 (Level I Special Field) HIST26015 20 Optional TB-2
Remembering Transatlantic Enslavement HIST20122 20 Optional E TB-2
Speaking with Authority: Women and Power in the Middle Ages (Level I Special Field) HIST26024 20 Optional TB-2
The American Civil War HIST20123 20 Optional TB-2
The Smugglers' City (Level I Special Field) HIST26010 20 Optional E TB-2
Global Development HIST20126 20 Optional TB-2
The Age of Revolutions 1776-1848 in Global Perspective HIST20128 20 Optional TB-2
The Norman Conquest HIST20127 20 Optional E TB-2
Decolonisation HIST20116 20 Optional C TB-2
Progress or Peril? The History of Science, Technology and Medicine HIST20113 20 Optional TB-2
The Making of Contemporary Britain (1918-2008) HIST20114 20 Optional C TB-2
Wild Things: Humans and other animals in History HIST20115 20 Optional C TB-2
Options to the value of 10cp (or up to 20cp if selecting open units such as a Language) from the following:
Open units up to a maximum of 20 CP OPEN 20 Optional
Introduction to Computer Programming EMAT10007 10 Optional TB-1
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).

Additional progress information

Whilst students may take up to 20cp of open units such as a language, please note this will take them to 130cp total for their second year