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

Notes:
It is STRONGLY RECOMMENDED that students choose outside courses in first year that follow on into second year, so that there is the possibility of an alternative degree programme at the end of second year.

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

Course options

Scandinavian Studies 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:
It is STRONGLY RECOMMENDED that students choose outside courses in second year that follow on from first year, so that there is the possibility of an alternative degree programme at the end of second year.

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) Students must achieve 50% or more at first attempt in the selected Scandinavian Studies language course AND an average mark of at least 50% at first attempt across 20 credits of selected courses from the Scandinavian Year 2 elective 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.

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

Course options

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 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.
AND

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

Select exactly 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 the relevant Scandinavian country. 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. ELCC10007 is a 40 credit course, and is therefore counted twice (papers 5&6).

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 Scandinavian (taught and assessed in Y4)
4. Online Language Course for Year Abroad Students
5. MEL Year Abroad Work (ECTS or YA Essay) ELCC10007
6. MEL Year Abroad Work (ECTS or YA Essay) ELCC10007
7. MEL Dissertation Preparation (see 8)
8. MEL Dissertation Completion (Papers 7 & 8 are a combined grade 10% from preparation and 90% from final dissertation; credits cannot be awarded for Dissertation preparation unless the full 2 year course is completed)
9. Scandinavian Hons option 1
10. Scandinavian Hons option 2
11. Scandinavian Hons option 3
12. Scandinavian Hons option 4

Compulsory courses

You must take these courses

Course options

Scandinavian Online Language Courses

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. ELCC10007 is a 40 credit course, and is therefore counted twice (papers 5&6).

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 Scandinavian (taught and assessed in Y4)
4. Online Language Course for Year Abroad Students
5. MEL Year Abroad Work (ECTS or YA Essay) ELCC10007
6. MEL Year Abroad Work (ECTS or YA Essay) ELCC10007
7. MEL Dissertation Preparation (see 8)
8. MEL Dissertation Completion (Papers 7 & 8 are a combined grade 10% from preparation and 90% from final dissertation; credits cannot be awarded for Dissertation preparation unless the full 2 year course is completed)
9. Scandinavian Hons option 1
10. Scandinavian Hons option 2
11. Scandinavian Hons option 3
12. Scandinavian Hons option 4

Compulsory courses

You must take these courses

Course options

Group A

Select exactly credits in this group.

Scandinavian Year 4 orals

Select exactly 0 credits of the following courses
AND

Group B

Select exactly 80 credits in this group.
OR

European Languages & Cultures - Scandinavian Stud Level 10 courses


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