THE UNIVERSITY of EDINBURGH

DEGREE REGULATIONS & PROGRAMMES OF STUDY 2024/2025

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

Notes:
To continue without the need for an extension to the total period of study, a full-time student must attain a minimum of 80 credit points by the end of Year 1. Total credits per year must equal 120.

Students failing History of Art 1A Art and Belief in Europe, 500 to 1700 and History of Art 1B Art at the Crossroads of World Cultures 600 to 1700 will not be allowed to progress to Year 2 unless recommended as a Special Circumstances concession from the Exam Board. Students transferring into History of Art from another programme with no prior study in History of Art may, with the permission of the History of Art UG Director, be allowed to take History of Art 1A, 1B, and History of Art 2A and 2B concurrently in Year 2.

Before selecting your outside courses, please ensure you have met your Cohort Lead.

Compulsory courses

You must take these courses

Course options

Chinese language options - Year 1

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses
AND

Chinese course options - Year 1

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses

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

Notes:
To continue without the need for an extension to the total period of study, a full-time student must attain a minimum of 240 credit points by the end of Year 2. Total credits per year must equal 120.

Students transferring into History of Art from another programme with no prior study in History of Art may, with the permission of the History of Art UG Director, be allowed to take History of Art 1A, 1B, and History of Art 2A and 2B concurrently in Year 2.

Compulsory courses

You must take these courses

Course options

Chinese language options - Year 2

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses
AND

Group A

Select exactly 40 credits in this group.

Chinese Year 2 options

Select between 0 and 40 credits of the following courses
OR

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

Select between 0 and 40 credits from Level 8 courses in Schedules A-Q, T, W and Y

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

Notes:
During 3rd year, when permitted, at least 30 weeks of approved residence must be spent in a relevant country. During sessions when this is not permitted students will be offered an alternative means of engagement.

To continue without the need for an extension to the total period of study, a full-time student must attain a minimum of 360 credit points by the end of Year 3.

After successful completion of 360 credits as outlined above, students may be eligible to exit with an Ordinary degree. See general DRPS regulation 53 for further details.


Please note: Students who take the option of ASST09002 Chinese Special Subject 3 cannot change to the HIAR10006 Dissertation (History of Art and Combined Degrees) in 4th year, but must take ASST10081 Chinese Special Subject 4.

Compulsory courses

You must take these courses

Course options

Group A

Select exactly 20 credits in this group.

Analysing Art History: Texts, Objects, Institutions, Part Two

Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses
OR

Chinese Special Subject 3

Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses

Year 4 Academic year: 2024/25, Starting in: August

Notes:
To continue without the need for an extension to the total period of study, a full-time student must attain a minimum of 480 credit points by the end of Year 4.

Final Assessment Weightings: 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 this degree is based. (Papers that for the purposes of degree classification acquire a weighting of 40 credits are, therefore, listed twice).
1. Chinese Language 4a;
2. Chinese Language 4a;
3. Chinese Language 4b;
4. Chinese Language 4b;
5. Chinese Oral;
6. Dissertation (HoA or Chinese);
7.Dissertation (HoA or Chinese);
8. HoA Module Option;
9.HoA Module Option;
10. Chinese Module Option;
11. Either Chinese Module Option (if taking Chinese dissertation) or
Art History: Texts, Objects, Institutions, Part Two (if taking HoA dissertation);
12. Art History: Texts, Objects, Institutions, Part One

Compulsory courses

You must take these courses

Course options

Group A

Select exactly 60 credits in this group.
AND

HoA Year 4 Options Courses

Select between 0 and 40 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Select up to 40 credits from History of Art Year 4 options
AND

Architecture History and HoA options courses

Select between 0 and 40 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Select up to 40 credits from Architectural History year 3 or 4 options.
AND

Group B

Select exactly 40 credits in this group.

Dissertation (History of Art and Combined Degrees)

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses
OR

Chinese Special Subject 4

Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses
AND

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