Each year of study of undergraduate and taught postgraduate programmes
is composed of courses. A course is a unit of teaching and learning formally
offered within the University, which carries credit expressed in credit
points and which may contribute to a University award (certificate, diploma
Courses are arranged within each Subject Area by SCQF level, ranging from
Level 7 up to Level 11 courses. Level 7 and 8 courses are most commonly
taken in the first and second year of a full-time degree programme.
The information provided about each course enables students, with the
advice of their Director of Studies and with reference to the appropriate
Degree Programme Table, to select appropriate further courses that interest
them, for which they meet the entry requirements, and that meet the requirements
of their degree programme.