During 3rd year, when study in a Persian-speaking country is permitted, at least 30 weeks of approved residence must be spent in a relevant country.
One unit of assessment is allocated to every 20 credits and constitutes one 20-credit paper. The following are the twelve 20-credit papers on which the classification of the degree is based. (Papers that for the purposes of degree classification acquire a weighting of 40 credits are, therefore, listed twice, etc.)
Group A - With Persian study abroad in 3rd year:
1. Advanced Persian
2. Advanced Persian
3. Advanced Persian
4. Advanced Persian
5. Advanced Persian
6. Classical Persian Literature OR Modern Persian Literature
7. Persian Coursework Essay
8. IMES Dissertation Part 1 (same as mark 9)
9. IMES Dissertation Part 2
10. IMES Honours Option
11. IMES Honours Option
12. IMES Honours Option
Group B - Without Persian study abroad in 3rd year: in the list above two Advanced Persian papers are replaced by Intensive Persian (40 credits), and the Persian Coursework Essay is replaced by one additional IMES Honours Option (20 credits). (NB This option (Group B) is only available to students when study in a Persian-speaking country is not permitted).