THE UNIVERSITY of EDINBURGH

DEGREE REGULATIONS & PROGRAMMES OF STUDY 2024/2025

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Jump to: Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4

Year 1 Academic year: 2024/25, Starting in: September

Compulsory courses

You must take these courses

Course options

German language options - Year 1

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses
AND

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

Notes:
Level 7 language courses cannot be taken for credits on this degree programme.

Year 2 Academic year: 2024/25, 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 Compulsory second-year courses for their registered degree.
(3) Students must achieve an average mark of at least 50% at first attempt across the two required 10-credit courses in the German Year 2 Literature and Culture course collection.
(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

German Year 2 Literature and Culture Courses

Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses
Notes:
You should select one course in Semester 1 and one in Semester 2. Please be aware that all courses may not be available every year.
AND

Group A

Select exactly 40 credits in this group.

Courses from School of LLC and PPLS Level(s) 8

Select exactly 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.
Nordic Languages: Diversity and Historical Developments is available to students who have taken a Scandinavian Studies language in Year 1.
Communicating across the Scandinavian Languages is available to students who have taken a Scandinavian Studies language in Year 1.
For LEL2 courses students must have passed: Linguistics and English Language 1 or A Brief Introduction to Language.
OR

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

Notes:
Level 7 language courses cannot be taken for credits on this degree programme.
Selected courses must be passed

Year 3 Academic year: 2024/25, Starting in: August

Notes:
During 3rd year, when permitted, at least 30 weeks must be spent in a relevant country and prescribed work completed in English Literature 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. German Language Paper 1 (10 credits from Language acquisition and 10 from Y4 LP1 course)
2. German Language Paper 2 (10 credits from Language acquisition and 10 from Y4 LP2 course)
3. Oral for German (taught and assessed in Y4)
4. German Online Language Course for Year Abroad Students
5. English Literature YA work
6. English Literature 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. German Hons option course
10. English Literature option 1
11. English Literature option 2
12. Selected English Literature Reading Theory course

Compulsory courses

Course options

Group A

Select exactly 20 credits in this group.

DELC Year Abroad Options

Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses

Year 4 Academic year: 2024/25, 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. German Language Paper 1 (10 credits from Language acquisition and 10 from Y4 LP1 course)
2. German Language Paper 2 (10 credits from Language acquisition and 10 from Y4 LP2 course)
3. Oral for German (taught and assessed in Y4)
4. German Online Language Course for Year Abroad Students
5. English Literature YA work
6. English Literature 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. German Hons option course
10. English Literature option 1
11. English Literature option 2
12. Selected English Literature Reading Theory course

Compulsory courses

You must take these courses

Course options

DELC Dissertation or Long Essay

Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses
AND

English Literature_Year 3_Reading Theory

Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses
AND

Group A

Select exactly 20 credits in this group.

English Literature Year 4 Option Courses - Semester 1

Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses
OR

English Literature Year 4 Option Courses - Semester 2

Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses
AND

Group B

Select exactly 40 credits in this group.
AND

European Languages and Cultures - German Level 10 courses

Select between 0 and 20 credits from European Languages and Cultures - German Level 10 courses
AND

English Literature Year 4 Option Courses - Semester 1

Select between 0 and 20 credits of the following courses
AND

English Literature Year 4 Option Courses - Semester 2

Select between 0 and 20 credits of the following courses

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