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DEGREE REGULATIONS & PROGRAMMES OF STUDY 2020/2021

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

Compulsory courses

You must take these courses

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Scandinavian Studies Year 1

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses
AND

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

Select exactly 40 credits from Level 8 courses in Schedules A to Q, T and W

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 all required second-year courses for their registered degree.
(3) 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.

Please note:
A revision of the second year offerings in Scandinavian Studies has been agreed and it is anticipated that this will take effect from academic year 2021/22.

Compulsory courses

You must take these courses

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Courses from School of Literatures Languages and Cultures- Scandinavian Studies (MA)- Level 8

Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses
AND

Scandinavian Year 2 elective

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

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

Select exactly 20 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 must be spent in the relevant country and prescribed work completed in Politics 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. Scandinavian Language Paper 1 (10 credits from Language acquisition and 10 from Y4 LP1 course)
2. Scandinavian Language Paper 2 (10 credits from Language acquisition and 10 from Y4 LP2 course)
3. Oral for Danish/Norwegian/Swedish (taught and assessed in Y4)
4. Scandinavian Online Language Course for Year Abroad Students
5. Politics YA Work
6. Politics YA Work (Same mark as 5)
7. MEL Year Abroad work 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 preparation. Credits cannot be awarded for Dissertation preparation unless the full 2 year course is completed.)
9. Scandinavian Hons option course
10. Politics option 1
11. Politics option 2
12. Politics option 3

Compulsory courses

You must take these courses

Course options

Scandinavian Online Language Courses

Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses
AND

DELC Year Abroad Options

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

1. Scandinavian Language Paper 1 (10 credits from Language acquisition and 10 from Y4 LP1 course)
2. Scandinavian Language Paper 2 (10 credits from Language acquisition and 10 from Y4 LP2 course)
3. Oral for Danish/Norwegian/Swedish (taught and assessed in Y4)
4. Scandinavian Online Language Course for Year Abroad Students
5. Politics YA Work
6. Politics YA Work (Same mark as 5)
7. MEL Year Abroad work 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 preparation. Credits cannot be awarded for Dissertation preparation unless the full 2 year course is completed.)
9. Scandinavian Hons option course
10. Politics option 1
11. Politics option 2
12. Politics option 3

Compulsory courses

You must take these courses

Course options

Scandinavian Year 4 orals

Select exactly 0 credits of the following courses
AND

European Languages & Cultures - Scandinavian Stud Level 10 courses

AND

Politics Year 4 Electives

Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses
AND

DELC Dissertation or Long Essay

Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses
AND

Group A

Select exactly 40 credits in this group.

Dissertation (MA Politics)

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses
OR

Politics Year 4 Electives

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses

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