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:
Students should aim to divide the number of credits they take in each academic year evenly between Semester 1 and Semester 2

Compulsory courses

You must take these courses

Course options

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


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

Notes:
Entry to year 3 requires a pass at 50% or above at the first attempt in Scottish Literature 2A and 2B; and 50% or more, at first attempt, in Introduction to Historiography AND in the selected course from the Scottish History collection.

Compulsory courses

You must take these courses

Course options

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

Notes:
Students on this degree programme are NOT permitted to take Literary Studies 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 must choose at least 40 credits from the Scottish Literature course collections across the two years of Honours study.

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 Scottish History.
2. Honours option for Scottish History.
3. English/Scotish Literature honours 3 option course Semester 1.
4. English/Scottish Literature honours 3 option course Semester 2.
5. English Literature Reading Theory 1 OR Honours option for Scottish History.
6. English Literature Reading Theory 2 OR Honours option for Scottish History.

From Fourth Year:

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

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

Course options

AND

Group A

Select exactly 20 credits in this group.

English Literature Year 3 Option Courses - Semester 1

Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses
OR

Scottish Literature Year 3 Option Courses - Semester 1

Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Students must choose at least 40 credits from the Scottish Literature course collections across the two years of Honours study.
AND

Group B

Select exactly 20 credits in this group.

Scottish Literature Year 3 Option Courses - Semester 2

Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Students must choose at least 40 credits from the Scottish Literature course collections across the two years of Honours study.
OR

English Literature Year 3 Option Courses - Semester 2

Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses
AND

Group C

Select exactly 40 credits in this group.

History Honours Skills Courses for joint degrees

Select between 0 and 40 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Historical Skills and Methods II is strongly recommended if intending to take the Dissertation in Scottish History.
AND
AND

English Literature_Year 3_Reading Theory

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 Scottish History.
2. Honours option for Scottish History.
3. English/Scotish Literature honours 3 option course Semester 1.
4. English/Scottish Literature honours 3 option course Semester 2.
5. English Literature Reading Theory 1 OR Honours option for Scottish History.
6. English Literature Reading Theory 2 OR Honours option for Scottish History.

From Fourth Year:

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

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

Course options

Dissertation for Scottish Lit and Scottish History students

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses
AND
AND

Group B

Select exactly 40 credits in this group.

Scottish Literature Year 4 Option Courses - Semester 1

Select between 0 and 20 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Students must choose at least 40 credits from the Scottish Literature course collections across the two years of Honours study.
AND

Scottish Literature Year 4 Option Courses - Semester 2

Select between 0 and 20 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Students must choose at least 40 credits from the Scottish Literature course collections across the two years of Honours study.
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
AND

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