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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

Russian language options - Year 1

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses
AND

First Year History - Worlds Courses

Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses
AND

Group A

Select exactly 40 credits in this group.
AND

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

Select between 0 and 40 credits from 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 in 40 credits of second year History courses at the first attempt.
(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

Second Year History Courses

Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses
AND

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

Select between 0 and 40 credits from 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.
Selected courses must be passed

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 History 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.

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. History YA work
6. History 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 Hons option course
10. History option 1
11. History option 2
12. History option 3

Compulsory 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. 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. History YA work
6. History 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 Hons option course
10. History option 1
11. History option 2
12. History 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

History Year 4 Special Subjects

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Please note that places on the courses are subject to availability and timetabling.
AND

Group A

Select exactly 20 credits in this group.

History Honours Electives

Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Please note that places on the courses are subject to availability and timetabling.
OR

Ancient History Honours Courses

Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Please note that places on the courses are subject to availability and timetabling.

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