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Humanities and Social Science (BA)

Degree Type: General
UCAS Code: LV00

To qualify for the award of the degree of BA (Humanities and Social Science) students must have obtained 360 credit points from passes (or accreditation of prior learning). Full-time students normally obtain 120 credit points in each of three years of study. Part-time students study for a minimum of five and a maximum of eight years, normally obtaining a minimum of 40 - 60 credit points in each year.

The overall curriculum must include at least:
- 360 credit points, of which at least 240 credit points should be at SCQF level 8, 9 or 10.
- 140 credit points in a major subject of study comprising related and consecutive courses in this subject over three years with 80 credit points at SCQF level 7 or 8, and 60 at SCQF level 9 or 10.
- 200 credit points in courses listed in the Humanities and Social Science Schedules A-J, or under Geography in Schedule N.
- 40 credit points from each of three subjects of study (including the major subject of study) as listed in Schedules A-Q. The subject areas chosen should embrace more than one academic discipline, and should normally be chosen from at least two different Schedules.

Major subjects of study: Accountancy, Ancient History, Architecture-Design, Architecture-History, Archaeology, Asian Studies, Business Studies, Celtic Studies, Classics and Classical Studies, Economic and Social History, Economics, English Language, Education, English Literature/Scottish Literature, Geography, History, History of Art, Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies, Law, Linguistics, Modern European Languages, Music, Nursing, Philosophy, Politics, Psychology, Religious Studies and Divinity, Sanskrit, Scottish Ethnology, Scottish History, Social Anthropology, Social Policy, Social Work, Sociology and Sport Studies as listed in Schedules A-J, N and W.

The School-wide courses in the School of Social and Political Science (Social and Political Theory 2, Social and Political Enquiry 2) would count towards the major subjects of Sociology, Politics, Social Anthropology, Social Work and Social Policy.


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