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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

Course options

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

Notes:
An overall maximum of 40 credits at level 7 is permitted across years one and two.

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

Compulsory courses

You must take these courses

Course options

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

Notes:
It is recommended that students take at least 20 credits of further LEL2 courses.
An overall maximum of 40 credits at level 7 is permitted across years one and two.

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

Notes:
Progression to Honours requires (1) an *average* of 50% across all obligatory LEL2 courses, achieved at the first attempt, (2) a minimum of 40% in each obligatory LEL2 course, achieved at the first or second attempt and an average mark of 50% or above in the prescribed Social and Political Studies 2nd year courses.

If considering taking the DISSERTATION IN SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY, students must also take IMAGINING ANTHROPOLOGICAL RESEARCH (zero credits). This course attracts a zero credit rating. However, if you intend taking the dissertation in Social Anthropology you must take this course as preparation.

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

Course options

Language Sciences Level 10 courses

Select exactly 40 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.
AND

Courses from Social Anthropology in School of Social and Political Studies- Level 10

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses
AND

Group A

Select exactly 40 credits in this group.

Language Sciences Level 10 courses

Select between 0 and 40 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.
AND

Social Anthropology Honours Electives - Level 10

Select between 0 and 40 credits of the following courses
AND

Imagining Anthropological Research

Select exactly 0 credits of the following courses
Notes:
If considering taking the DISSERTATION IN SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY, students must also take IMAGINING ANTHROPOLOGICAL RESEARCH (zero credits). This course attracts a zero credit rating. However, if you intend taking the dissertation in Social Anthropology you must take this course as preparation.

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

Notes:
Students taking the DISSERTATION IN SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY are expected to use the summer vacation of their third year on research for their Dissertation.

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

Course options

Group A

Select exactly 40 credits in this group.

Dissertation in Language Sciences

Select between 0 and 40 credits of the following courses
OR

Dissertation (MA Social Anthropology)

Select between 0 and 40 credits of the following courses
AND

Group B

Select exactly 80 credits in this group.

Language Sciences Level 10 courses

Select between 0 and 40 credits from Language Sciences Level 10 courses
AND

Social Anthropology Honours Electives - Level 10

Select between 0 and 40 credits of the following courses

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