THE UNIVERSITY of EDINBURGH

DEGREE REGULATIONS & PROGRAMMES OF STUDY 2020/2021

Information in the Degree Programme Tables may still be subject to change in response to Covid-19

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Year 1 Academic year: 2020/21, Starting in: September

Compulsory courses

You must take these courses

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Courses from School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures- Multiple programmes- Level 8

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Entry requirements:
for French 1A: a pass in French at National 5 (SQA) or GCSE
for French 1B: a pass in French at Higher (SQA), A-level or equivalent
Entrants with SQA qualifications should hold at least a 'B' pass
AND

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

Notes:
Level 7 language courses cannot be taken for credits on this degree programme.

Year 2 Academic year: 2020/21, Starting in: August

Notes:
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 courses for their registered degree.
(3) All courses (including outside subjects) must be passed before embarking on the year abroad, an outside course passed at Resit in August will be acceptable.

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.

Note on progression in French:
If a student achieves a pass in ELCF08012 French 2 Literature and Culture but fails to meet the 50% requirement, progression to Honours will be permitted if the student has achieved 50% or more at first attempt in ELCF08009 Politics and Institutions of Contemporary France A.

Compulsory courses

You must take these courses

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LEL2D and 2E

Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses
AND

Group A

Select exactly 40 credits in this group.

Courses from School of LLC and PPLS Level(s) 8

Select between 0 and 40 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Scandinavian Languages 2 is available to students who have taken a Scandinavian Studies language in year one.
It is recommended that students take at least 20 credits of further LEL2 courses.
AND

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

Select between 0 and 40 credits from Level 8 courses in Schedules A to Q, T and W
Selected courses must be passed

Year 3 Academic year: 2020/21, Starting in: August

Notes:
During 3rd year, when permitted, at least 30 weeks must be spent in a relevant country and prescribed work completed in Linguistics and the relevant language. During sessions when this is not permitted students will be offered an alternative means of engagement.

Final Assessment:

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.)

1. French Language Paper 1 (10 credits from Language acquisition and 10 from Y4 LP1 course)
2. French Language Paper 2 (10 credits from Language acquisition and 10 from Y4 LP2 course)
3. Oral for French (taught and assessed in Y4)
4. French Online Language Course for Year Abroad Students
5. LEL YA work
6. LEL YA work OR LEL Dissertation Preparation (same mark as 8)
7. MEL Year Abroad work OR MEL Dissertation Preparation (see 8)
8. LEL Dissertation Completion, MEL Long Essay OR MEL Dissertation Completion (Papers 7 & 8 are a combined grade 10% from preparation and 90% from final dissertation preparation. Credits cannot be awarded for Dissertation preparation unless the full 2 year course is completed.)
9. French Language option course
10. LEL option 1
11. LEL option 2
12. LEL option 3

Compulsory courses

You must take these courses

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Group A

Select exactly 60 credits in this group.

Third-year Project in Language Sciences

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses
AND

MEL dissertation preparation

Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses
OR

Group B

Select exactly 60 credits in this group.

Year Abroad Work for Degrees in Modern European Languages and Linguistics or English Language

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses
AND

Modern European Languages Year Abroad Assessment

Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses
OR

Group C

Select exactly 60 credits in this group.

Year Abroad Work for Degrees in Modern European Languages and Linguistics or English Language with dissertation

Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses
AND

Dissertation Preparation Abroad

Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses
AND

Modern European Languages Year Abroad Assessment

Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses

Year 4 Academic year: 2020/21, Starting in: August

Notes:
Final Assessment:

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.)

1. French Language Paper 1 (10 credits from Language acquisition and 10 from Y4 LP1 course)
2. French Language Paper 2 (10 credits from Language acquisition and 10 from Y4 LP2 course)
3. Oral for French (taught and assessed in Y4)
4. French Online Language Course for Year Abroad Students
5. LEL YA work
6. LEL YA work OR LEL Dissertation Preparation (same mark as 8)
7. MEL Year Abroad work OR MEL Dissertation Preparation (see 8)
8. LEL Dissertation Completion, MEL Long Essay OR MEL Dissertation Completion (Papers 7 & 8 are a combined grade 10% from preparation and 90% from final dissertation preparation. Credits cannot be awarded for Dissertation preparation unless the full 2 year course is completed.)
9. French Language option course
10. LEL option 1
11. LEL option 2
12. LEL option 3

Compulsory courses

You must take these courses

Course options

Literatures/Languages/Cultures & Philosophy/Psychology/Language Sciences- Multiple UG Courses-Level 10

Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses
AND

European Languages and Cultures - French Level 10 courses

AND

Language Sciences Level 10 courses

Select exactly 60 credits from Language Sciences Level 10 courses
Notes:
The LEL Honours handbook giving details about the courses being offered in any one year, as well as about restrictions on choice of courses, will be available to students entering the course to facilitate advance planning. Students MUST consult this handbook regarding the selection of 'core' courses.

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