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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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Philosophy of Science 1

Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses
OR

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) students must achieve at least 50% overall in the relevant second-year language course(s), including at least 50% in the language component of that course.

Progression to Philosophy Honours requires (1) an *average* of 50% across both the mandatory Philosophy courses standardly taken in the second year, Mind, Matter and Language (MML) and Knowledge and Reality (K&R) achieved at the first sitting and (2) a minimum of 40% in each course (MML and K&R) achieved at the first sitting.

Compulsory courses

You must take these courses

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Group A

Select exactly 40 credits in this group.

Philosophy of Science 1

Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses
AND

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

Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Politics and Institutions of Contemporary France is only available to students who have passed French 1A or French 1B.
Scandinavian Languages 2 is available to students who have taken a Scandinavian Studies language in year one.
For LEL2 courses students must have passed: Linguistics and English Language 1 or A Brief Introduction to Language.

OR

Group B

Select exactly 40 credits in this group.

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

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Politics and Institutions of Contemporary France is only available to students who have passed French 1A or French 1B.
Scandinavian Languages 2 is available to students who have taken a Scandinavian Studies language in year one.
For LEL2 courses students must have passed: Linguistics and English Language 1 or A Brief Introduction to Language.

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

Notes:
During 3rd year, when permitted, at least 30 weeks to be spent in the relevant country and prescribed work in Philosophy and the relevant language completed in an approved establishment. 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.

1. Italian Language Paper 1 (10 credits from Language acquisition and 10 from Y4 LP1 course)
2. Italian Language Paper 2 (10 credits from Language acquisition and 10 from Y4 LP2 course)
3. Oral for Italian (taught and assessed in Y4)
4. Italian Online Language Course for Year Abroad Students
5. Philosophy YA Work
6. Philosophy YA Work (Same mark as 5)
7. MEL Year Abroad work OR MEL Dissertation Preparation (see 8)
8. 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. Italian Hons option course
10. Philosophy option 1
11. Philosophy option 2
12. Philosophy option 3

Compulsory courses

You must take these courses

Course options

DELC Year Abroad Options

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.

1. Italian Language Paper 1 (10 credits from Language acquisition and 10 from Y4 LP1 course)
2. Italian Language Paper 2 (10 credits from Language acquisition and 10 from Y4 LP2 course)
3. Oral for Italian (taught and assessed in Y4)
4. Italian Online Language Course for Year Abroad Students
5. Philosophy YA Work
6. Philosophy YA Work (Same mark as 5)
7. MEL Year Abroad work OR MEL Dissertation Preparation (see 8)
8. 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. Italian Hons option course
10. Philosophy option 1
11. Philosophy option 2
12. Philosophy option 3

Compulsory courses

You must take these courses

Course options

European Languages and Cultures - Italian Level 10 courses

AND

Courses from schedule G - MEL joint degrees - level 10

Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses
AND

Philosophy Honours Year 4

Select exactly 60 credits of the following courses
Notes:
It is strongly recommended that students in year 4 select courses that are usually taken in year 4.

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