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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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Jump to: Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4

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

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

Course options

Russian language options - Year 1

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses
AND

Spanish language options - Year 1

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses
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 Russian Language 2A or 2B, as appropriate, AND in the selected Russian Literature and Culture course.
(3) Students must achieve 50% or more at first attempt in Spanish Language 2 AND in Literatures and Cultures of the Spanish-Speaking World 2.
(4) 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.

Compulsory courses

You must take these courses

Course options

Russian language options - Year 2

Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses
AND

Russian Year 2 Literature and Culture Courses

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:
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.

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 of approved residence must be spent in the relevant countries. The minimum period of residence in the country of either of the languages will be eight consecutive weeks. 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. Russian Language Paper 1 (10 credits from Language acquisition and 10 from Y4 LP1 course)
2. Spanish Language Paper 1 (10 credits from Language acquisition and 10 from Y4 LP1 course)
3. Oral for Russian (taught and assessed in Y4)
4. Oral for Spanish (taught and assessed in Y4)
5. Russian Online Language Course for Year Abroad Students
6. Spanish Online Language Course for Year Abroad Students
7. MEL Year Abroad Work (ECTS ELCC10002 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; credits cannot be awarded for Dissertation preparation unless the full 2 year course is completed)
9. Russian Hons option
10. Spanish Hons option
11. Russian or Spanish Hons option
12. Russian or Spanish Hons option or Translation course option (but note that for Papers 9 to 12 no more than 40 credits can be taken in either language)

Compulsory courses

Course options

Courses from School(s) G - Level(s) 10

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. Russian Language Paper 1 (10 credits from Language acquisition and 10 from Y4 LP1 course)
2. Spanish Language Paper 1 (10 credits from Language acquisition and 10 from Y4 LP1 course)
3. Oral for Russian (taught and assessed in Y4)
4. Oral for Spanish (taught and assessed in Y4)
5. Russian Online Language Course for Year Abroad Students
6. Spanish Online Language Course for Year Abroad Students
7. MEL Year Abroad Work (ECTS ELCC10002 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; credits cannot be awarded for Dissertation preparation unless the full 2 year course is completed)
9. Russian Hons option
10. Spanish Hons option
11. Russian or Spanish Hons option
12. Russian or Spanish Hons option or Translation course option (but note that for Papers 9 to 12 no more than 40 credits can be taken in either language)

Compulsory courses

You must take these courses

Course options

DELC Dissertation or Long Essay

Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses
AND

Group A

Select exactly 80 credits in this group.

European Languages and Cultures - Hispanic Studies Level 10 courses

AND

Russian Honours course options - Year 4

Select between 20 and 40 credits of the following courses
AND

LLC Translation Course Options

Select between 0 and 20 credits of the following courses

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