THE UNIVERSITY of EDINBURGH

DEGREE REGULATIONS & PROGRAMMES OF STUDY 2024/2025

Timetable information in the Course Catalogue may be subject to change.

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: 2024/25, Starting in: September

Compulsory courses

You must take these courses

Course options

First Year History - Worlds Courses

Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses
AND

Group A

Select exactly 40 credits in this group.

Year 2 Academic year: 2024/25, Starting in: August

Notes:
Entry to year 3 requires:
(1) a pass at 50% or above at the first attempt in Literary Studies 2A and 2B and
(2) a mark of 50% or above in 40 credits of second year History courses at the first attempt.

Compulsory courses

You must take these courses

Course options

Second Year History 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-Q, T, W and Y

Select between 0 and 40 credits from Level 7 and 8 courses in Schedules A-Q, T, W and Y
Notes:
Students on this degree programme are NOT permitted to take Scottish Literature 2A or 2B.
You may NOT choose more than 20 credits of History courses (with codes starting HIST) in this collection.

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

Notes:
Students wishing to undertake a Dissertation in English Literature are strongly recommended to take both Reading Theory courses.

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.)

From Third Year:
1. Honours option for History.
2. Honours option for History.
3. English Literature honours 3 option course Semester 1.
4. English Literature honours 3 option course Semester 2.
5. English Literature Reading Theory 1 OR Honours option for History.
6. English Literature Reading Theory 2 OR Honours option for History.

From Fourth Year:
7. Honours option for History.
8. Honours option for History.
9. English Literature honours 4 option course.
10. English Literature honours 4 option course OR course from LLC and Divinity Collection.
11. Dissertation for English Literature or History.
12. Dissertation for English Literature or History.

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

Course options

History Honours Electives (including Historical Skills & Methods I and Historical Skills & Methods II)

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Historical Skills & Methods II is strongly recommended if intending to take Dissertation in History. Please note that places on courses are subject to availability and timetabling.
AND

Group A

Select exactly 40 credits in this group.

English Literature Year 3 Option Courses - Semester 1

Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses
AND

English Literature Year 3 Option Courses - Semester 2

Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses
AND

Group B

Select exactly 40 credits in this group.

English Literature_Year 3_Reading Theory

Select between 0 and 40 credits of the following courses
AND

History Honours Electives (including Historical Skills & Methods I and Historical Skills & Methods II)

Select between 0 and 40 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. (Papers that for the purposes of degree classification acquire a weighting of 40 credits are, therefore, listed twice.)

From Third Year:
1. Honours option for History.
2. Honours option for History.
3. English Literature honours 3 option course Semester 1.
4. English Literature honours 3 option course Semester 2.
5. English Literature Reading Theory 1 OR Honours option for History.
6. English Literature Reading Theory 2 OR Honours option for History.

From Fourth Year:
7. Honours option for History.
8. Honours option for History.
9. English Literature honours 4 option course.
10. English Literature honours 4 option course OR course from LLC and Divinity Collection.
11. Dissertation for English Literature or History.
12. Dissertation for English Literature or History.

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

Course options

Dissertations for English Literature & History Students

Select exactly 40 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 courses are subject to availability and timetabling.
AND

Group A

Select exactly 40 credits in this group.

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
AND

General Disclaimer