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DEGREE REGULATIONS & PROGRAMMES OF STUDY 2017/2018

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Year 1 Academic year: 2017/18, Starting in: September

Notes:
Before making your course choices, make sure you have discussed them with your Personal Tutor.

Compulsory courses

You must take these courses

Course options

Courses from School(s) I - Cognitive Science (BSc Hons) - UG1

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses

Year 2 Academic year: 2017/18, Starting in: August

Notes:
Before making your course choices, make sure you have discussed them with your Personal Tutor.

In addition to passing all compulsory courses, entry to Honours requires a pass at 50% or above at the first attempt in modules totalling 60 points. These must include 20 points of the listed Informatics 2 courses, and 40 points from LEL2A; LEL2B; LEL2D; Mind, Matter & Language; Knowledge & Reality; Psychology 2A; or Psychology 2B. Entry to Honours may also be obtained by permission of the Head of School.

Compulsory courses

You must take these courses

Course options

Group A

Select exactly 100 credits in this group.

Schedule O - Cognitive Science - Level 8 Courses

Select between 20 and 40 credits of the following courses
AND

Cognitive Science (BSc Hons) - Second Year Maths Courses

Select between 20 and 40 credits of the following courses
AND

Courses from PPLS - CG-2010/11 - Level(s) 8

Select between 40 and 60 credits of the following courses
AND

Level 7 and 8 courses in Schedules A to Q, T and W

Select between 0 and 20 credits from Level 7 and 8 courses in Schedules A to Q, T and W
Notes:
These are courses in all schools other than Medicine or Veterinary Studies
OR

Group B

Select exactly 100 credits in this group.

Schedule O - Cognitive Science - Level 8 Courses

Select between 20 and 40 credits of the following courses
AND

Cognitive Science (BSc Hons) - Second Year Maths Courses

Select between 20 and 40 credits of the following courses
AND

Research Methods and Statistics

Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses
AND

Courses from School(s) I - Cognitive Science (BSc Hons) - PSYCHOLOGY OPTION

Select between 20 and 40 credits of the following courses
AND

Level 7 and 8 courses in Schedules A to Q, T and W

Select between 0 and 20 credits from Level 7 and 8 courses in Schedules A to Q, T and W
Notes:
These are courses in all schools other than Medicine or Veterinary Studies

Year 3 Academic year: 2017/18, Starting in: August

Notes:
Before making your course choices, make sure you have discussed them with your Personal Tutor.

These lists include courses at level 9 (code INFR09xxx) and level 10 (code INFR10xxx). In general, level 10 courses will contain more advanced material and be taught at a higher level than level 9 courses; you should take account of this when planning your course combination. Each entry links to a matching page in the University course catalogue, where you can find a description of the course content and information about any specific entry requirements.

Compulsory courses

You must take these courses

Course options

Group A

Select exactly 110 credits in this group.

Informatics Hons 3rd Year All Large Practicals

Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses
AND

Informatics Hons 3rd Year courses

Select between 10 and 50 credits of the following courses
AND

Informatics - Professional Issues

Select between 0 and 10 credits of the following courses
AND

Level 9 and 10 courses in the School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences

Notes:
These are courses in the School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Level 10 courses are only permitted under this option when the 'normal year taken' is 'year 3 undergraduate'.
AND

Level 9 and 10 courses in Schedules A to Q, T and W

Select between 0 and 10 credits from Level 9 and 10 courses in Schedules A to Q, T and W
Notes:
These are courses in all schools other than Medicine or Veterinary Studies, and include courses normally taken by 4th-year students. In the case that this DPT option is chosen, you are advised to obtain permission to take the course from the course organiser, and have the course choice approved by your personal tutor.

Year 4 Academic year: 2017/18, Starting in: August

Notes:
Before making your course choices, make sure you have discussed them with your Personal Tutor.

These lists include courses at level 10 (code INFR10xxx) and level 11 (code INFR11xxx). In general, level 11 courses will contain more advanced material and be taught at a higher level than level 10 courses; you should take account of this when planning your course combination. Each entry links to a matching page in the University course catalogue, where you can find a description of the course content and information about any specific entry requirements.

There are no compulsory courses in this year of this programme.

Course options

Group A

Select exactly 120 credits in this group.

Honours Project (Informatics)

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses
AND

Informatics Hons 4th Year Courses

Select between 20 and 40 credits of the following courses
AND

Level 10 courses in the School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences

AND

Level 10 and 11 courses in Schedules A to Q, T and W

Select between 0 and 10 credits from Level 10 and 11 courses in Schedules A to Q, T and W
Notes:
These are courses in all schools other than Medicine or Veterinary Studies, and include courses normally taken by postgraduate students. In the case that this DPT option is chosen, you are advised to obtain permission to take the course from the course organiser, and have the course choice approved by your personal tutor.
OR

Group B

Select exactly 120 credits in this group.

Cognitive Science (BSc) PPLS Dissertation Options

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses
AND

Level 10 courses in the School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences

AND

Informatics Hons 4th Year Courses

Select between 40 and 60 credits of the following courses
AND

Level 10 and 11 courses in Schedules A to Q, T and W

Select between 0 and 10 credits from Level 10 and 11 courses in Schedules A to Q, T and W
Notes:
These are courses in all schools other than Medicine or Veterinary Studies, and include courses normally taken by postgraduate students. In the case that this DPT option is chosen, you are advised to obtain permission to take the course from the course organiser, and have the course choice approved by your personal tutor.

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