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

University Homepage
DRPS Homepage
DRPS Search
DRPS Contact
DRPS : DPTs :  School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures DPTs
Jump to: Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4

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

Compulsory courses

You must take these courses

Course options

Russian language options - Year 1

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses
AND

Group A

Select exactly 20 credits in this group.

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.
OR

Philosophy of Science 1

Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses

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 require 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.
(4) Students require a minimum of 40% in each course (MML and K&R) achieved at the first sitting.
(5) 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

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.
AND

Group A

Select exactly 20 credits in this group.

Philosophy of Science 1

Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses
OR

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.


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

Notes:
During 3rd year, when permitted, at least 30 weeks must be spent in the relevant country and prescribed work completed in Philosophy and the relevant language 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. (Papers that for the purposes of degree classification acquire a weighting of 40 credits are, therefore, listed twice.)

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

Compulsory courses

You must take these 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. (Papers that for the purposes of degree classification acquire a weighting of 40 credits are, therefore, listed twice.)

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

Compulsory courses

You must take these courses

Course options

Russian Honours course options - Year 4

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.

General Disclaimer