Entry into Honours:
(1) students must pass courses to the required value of 240 credits in the first two years;
(2) students must achieve 50% or more at first attempt in all required second-year language courses for their registered degree.
Progression to English Language Honours requires
(1) an *average* of 50% across all obligatory LEL2 courses, achieved on the first sitting,
(2) a minimum of 40% in each obligatory LEL2 course, achieved on the first or second sitting.
Students may take either (i) MEL dissertation preparation in year 3 and MEL dissertation completion in year 4 or (ii) Dissertation Preparation Abroad (Language Sciences) in year 3 and Dissertation Completion following Study Abroad (Language Sciences) in year 4. If students take option (ii), they must spend their year abroad at a university where they can study appropriate courses in English Language (see the regulations for Year Abroad Work for Degrees in Spanish and English Language for full details).