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

Notes:
We carefully and continuously are monitoring the Covid-19 situation to adjust our provisions accordingly. Some alterations to the normal course of study may therefore be implemented.

After enrolling on your courses, please be sure to meet with your Personal Tutor.

Mathematics for Social Science (SSPS08009) should normally be taken in Year 1 but can be taken in Year 2. Please talk to your PT if you want to take this course in Year 2.

Compulsory courses

You must take these courses

Course options

Group A

Select exactly 40 credits in this group.

Social Policy Pre-Honours

Select between 0 and 40 credits of the following courses
AND

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


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

Compulsory courses

You must take these courses

Course options

Group A

Select exactly 60 credits in this group.

Social Policy Pre-Honours

Select between 0 and 40 credits of the following courses
AND

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

Select between 20 and 60 credits from Level 7 and 8 courses in Schedules A to Q, T and W

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

Notes:
We carefully and continuously are monitoring the Covid-19 situation to adjust our provisions accordingly. Some alterations to the normal course of study may therefore be implemented.

Students who have passed courses to the required value of 240 credits, and achieved marks of 50% or more at the first attempt in all required second-year courses for their registered degree, are automatically entitled to progress to honours.

Students who are planning on spending their Junior Year Abroad must successfully progress to honours before they can proceed on their JYA.

Students on with Quantitative Methods degrees must take Statistical Modelling in year 3 (or year 4 if on a year abroad). They must take at least two and no more than three quantitative electives across their third and fourth year. Students who take a year abroad in year 3 will almost always take Statistical Modelling in year 4 and then must select at least one and no more than two quantitative electives

Compulsory courses

You must take these courses

Course options

Group A

Select exactly 60 credits in this group.

Social Policy Honours Electives

Select between 0 and 60 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Social Policy with QM students may not take further QM options from this collection
OR

Quantitative Methods Year 3 Electives

Select between 0 and 60 credits of the following courses

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

Notes:
We carefully and continuously are monitoring the Covid-19 situation to adjust our provisions accordingly. Some alterations to the normal course of study may therefore be implemented.
Students on with Quantitative Methods degrees must take Statistical Modelling in year 3 (or year 4 if on a year abroad). They must take at least two and no more than three quantitative electives across their third and fourth year. Students who take a year abroad in year 3 will almost always take Statistical Modelling in year 4 and then must select at least one and no more than two quantitative electives

Compulsory courses

You must take these courses

Course options

Group A

Select exactly 80 credits in this group.

Social Policy Honours Electives

Select between 0 and 80 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Social Policy with QM students may not take further QM options from this collection
OR

Quantitative Methods Year 4 Electives

Select between 0 and 80 credits of the following courses

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