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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

Notes:
Students in this degree programme can pursue studies in the following religious traditions: Asian Religions, Christianity, Indigenous Religions, Islam, Judaism.
Students must take a minimum of 80 credits in the School of Divinity (School B) or in a religious tradition offered by LLC (School G). They must take a further 40 credits in a 'Combined Option' or in 'outside' courses, which can include further courses from the School of Divinity. 'Combined Option' courses are named below.
Students should consult with their Personal Tutor in order to choose suitable courses.

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

Course options

Group A

Select exactly 40 credits in this group.

RS Y1 Core Courses from School of Divinity- Multiple UG Programmes-Level 8

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses
Notes:
There are four core courses for students on Religious Studies degree programmes and these will run in pairs in alternate years. Students should complete all four courses over Years 1 and 2, as available.
AND

Group B

Select exactly 40 credits in this group.

Divinity L8 Courses, omitting core Religious Studies courses - Level(s) 8

Select between 0 and 40 credits of the following courses
OR

Y1 Asian Studies Courses from School(s) G - Level(s) 8

Select between 0 and 40 credits of the following courses
OR

Courses from School G - IMES - Level 8

Select between 0 and 40 credits of the following courses
AND

Group C

Select exactly 40 credits in this group.

LLC Courses for Religious Studies - Level 8

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses
OR

Greek World and Roman World Courses

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses
OR

Courses from School(s) A - History of Art - Level(s) 8

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses
OR

Latin Courses from School(s) E - Latin - Level(s) 8

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses
OR

Greek Courses from School(s) E - Religious Studies (MA) - Level(s) 8

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses
OR

Music Level 8 courses

Select exactly 40 credits from Music Level 8 courses
Notes:
Religious Studies students can select any level 8 courses in Music except for Performance & Keyboard 1 and Performance & Keyboard 2, which are only available to BMus Music students.
OR

Courses from School(s) J - Politics and International Relations - Level(s) 8

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses
OR

History Courses from School(s) E - Religious Studies (MA) - Level(s) 8

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses
OR

Social Anthropology Courses for Archaeology (MA Hons)

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses
OR

SOCIAL POLICY COMPULSORY LEVEL 8 COURSES - Social Policy - Multiple UG programmes-Level 8

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses
OR

Courses from School of Social and Political Studies- Multiple UG Courses- Level 8

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses
OR

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

Notes:
You may select 40 credits of further courses in the School of Divinity, or select courses from outside the School.

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

Notes:
Students must take a minimum of 80 credits in the School of Divinity (School B) or in a religious tradition offered by LLC (School G).
Students should consult with their Personal Tutor in order to choose suitable courses.

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

Course options

Group A

Select exactly 40 credits in this group.

RS Y2 Core Courses from School(s) B - Level(s) 8

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses
Notes:
There are four core courses for students on Religious Studies degree programmes and these will run in pairs in alternate years. Students should complete all four courses over Years 1 and 2, as available.

Note: Students going in to year 2 of Religious Studies degrees, who have already passed Global Religions A should not take Jews and Muslims: Religions, Cultures and Histories
AND

Group B

Select exactly 40 credits in this group.

Divinity L8 Courses, omitting core Religious Studies courses - Level(s) 8

Select between 0 and 40 credits of the following courses
OR

Y2 Courses from Asian Studies, School G - Level(s) 8

Select between 0 and 40 credits of the following courses
OR

Courses from School G - IMES - Level 8

Select between 0 and 40 credits of the following courses
AND

Group C

Select exactly 40 credits in this group.

Courses from School(s) G - Language Courses - Level(s) 8

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses
OR

Courses from School A - History of Art - Level 8

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses
OR

Classics Year 2 Courses

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses
OR

Courses from School of History, Classics and Archaeology- Multiple UG Courses- Level 8

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses
OR

Courses from School of History, Classics and Archaeology- Multiple UG Courses- Level 8

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses
OR

Courses from School A - Music - Level 8

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses
OR

Courses from School E - History - Level 8

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses
OR

Courses from School J - SPS

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Students on this combined studies track should choose one first Semester course and one second Semester course with matching prefixes
OR

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

Notes:
You may select 40 credits of further courses in the School of Divinity, or select courses from outside the School


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

Notes:
Students are required to pass the dissertation in their final year in order to be awarded an honours degree.
Students should consult with their Personal Tutor in order to choose suitable courses.

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

Course options

Level 10 courses in the School of Divinity

Select exactly 40 credits from Level 10 courses in the School of Divinity
AND

Group A

Select exactly 40 credits in this group.

Level 10 courses in the School of Divinity

Select between 0 and 40 credits from Level 10 courses in the School of Divinity
OR

Religious Studies Asian Studies Level 10 courses

Select between 0 and 40 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Students should check with their Personal Tutor or Asian Studies to find out which of the courses will be running, and if there is any quota in place. The School of Divinity cannot guarantee places on outside courses.
OR

Religious Studies IMES Level 10 courses

Select between 0 and 40 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Students should check with their Personal Tutor or IMES to find out which of the courses will be running, and if there is any quota in place. The School of Divinity cannot guarantee places on outside courses.
AND

Group B

Select exactly 40 credits in this group.

Level 10 courses in the School of Divinity

Select between 0 and 40 credits from Level 10 courses in the School of Divinity
OR

Religious Studies Asian Studies Level 10 courses

Select between 0 and 40 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Students should check with their Personal Tutor or Asian Studies to find out which of the courses will be running, and if there is any quota in place. The School of Divinity cannot guarantee places on outside courses.
OR

Religious Studies IMES Level 10 courses

Select between 0 and 40 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Students should check with their Personal Tutor or IMES to find out which of the courses will be running, and if there is any quota in place. The School of Divinity cannot guarantee places on outside courses.
OR

Level 10 courses in Schedules A to Q, T and W

Select between 0 and 40 credits from Level 10 courses in Schedules A to Q, T and W
Notes:
Students may choose courses following on from combined studies subjects taken in years 1 and 2. Courses chosen are subject to the approval of the owning School. The School of Divinity cannot guarantee places on outside courses.

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

Notes:
Students are required to pass DIVI10001 Theology & Religious Studies: Final Dissertation in order to be awarded an honours degree.
Students should consult with their Personal Tutor in order to choose suitable courses.

Compulsory courses

You must take these courses

Course options

Group A

Select exactly 40 credits in this group.

Level 10 courses in the School of Divinity

Select between 0 and 40 credits from Level 10 courses in the School of Divinity
OR

Religious Studies Asian Studies Level 10 courses

Select between 0 and 40 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Students should check with their Personal Tutor or Asian Studies to find out which of the courses will be running, and if there is any quota in place. The School of Divinity cannot guarantee places on outside courses.
OR

Religious Studies IMES Level 10 courses

Select between 0 and 40 credits of the following courses
Notes:
A list of available courses is made available before the beginning of each semester, and students will be able to choose from among these courses in consultation with IMES and their Personal Tutor.
AND

Group B

Select exactly 40 credits in this group.

Level 10 courses in the School of Divinity

Select between 0 and 40 credits from Level 10 courses in the School of Divinity
OR

Religious Studies Asian Studies Level 10 courses

Select between 0 and 40 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Students should check with their Personal Tutor or Asian Studies to find out which of the courses will be running, and if there is any quota in place. The School of Divinity cannot guarantee places on outside courses.
OR

Religious Studies IMES Level 10 courses

Select between 0 and 40 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Students should check with their Personal Tutor or IMES to find out which of the courses will be running, and if there is any quota in place. The School of Divinity cannot guarantee places on outside courses.
OR

Level 10 courses in Schedules A, E, I and J

Select between 0 and 40 credits from Level 10 courses in Schedules A, E, I and J
Notes:
Only students on combined studies should choose this option, in consultation with the outside School and their PT. The School of Divinity cannot guarantee places on outside courses.

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