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

Compulsory courses

You must take these courses

Course options

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


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

Notes:
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 exchange.

Students intending to transfer to single honours Politics must take Introduction to Political Data Analysis.

Compulsory courses

You must take these courses

Course options

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


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

Notes:
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 considering the Social Anthropology Dissertation must take Imagining Anthropological Research (SCAN10037).

Students considering the Politics Dissertation are strongly recommended to take Research Design in Politics and International Relations (PLIT10106).

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

Course options

Group A

Select exactly 20 credits in this group.

3rd Year Core Courses - Social Anthropology

Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses
AND

Imagining Anthropological Research

Select exactly 0 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Students intending to take the Social Anthropology Dissertation in Year 4 are required to take this zero-credit course as preparation.
AND

Group B

Select exactly 100 credits in this group.

Social Anthropology Honours Electives - Level 10

Select between 20 and 60 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Students wishing to take Culture and Power (SCAN10030) are encouraged to do so in Year 4.
AND

Politics Year 3 Electives

Select between 40 and 80 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Students intending to take the Politics Dissertation in Year 4 are strongly encouraged to take Research Design in Politics and International Relations (PLIT10106)

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

Notes:
Students taking the Social Anthropology Dissertation must have taken Imagining Anthropological Research (SCAN10037) in Year 3.

Students taking the Politics Dissertation are strongly recommended to have taken Research Design in Politics and International Relations (PLIT10106).
Students who were on JYA in Year 3, may take this course in Year 4.

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

Course options

4TH YEAR DISSERTATIONS- Social Anthropology and Politics (MA)- Level 10

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Students taking the Social Anthropology Dissertation are expected to use the summer vacation of their third year on research for their dissertation.
AND

Social Anthropology Honours Electives - Level 10

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses
AND

Politics Year 4 Electives

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses

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