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DEGREE REGULATIONS & PROGRAMMES OF STUDY 2024/2025

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

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

Compulsory courses

You must take these courses

Course options

Group A

Select exactly 40 credits in this group.

Religious Studies Year 1 Core Courses

Select between 20 and 40 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Students should take at least three of the courses below over Year 1 and 2.
AND

Studying Religions

Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Students on the Religious Studies and Literature degree programmes MUST take DIVI08018 Studying Religions in Year 1 or Year 2 (as available).
AND

Group B

Select exactly 40 credits in this group.

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

Notes:
You may select 40 credits of further courses within the School of Divinity, or select courses from other Schools.

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

Notes:
For entry to Honours, students MUST achieve a pass of 50% or above, at the first attempt, in English Literature 2.

Compulsory courses

You must take these courses

Course options

Group A

Select exactly 40 credits in this group.

Religious Studies Year 1 Core Courses

Select between 20 and 40 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Students should take at least three of the courses below over Year 1 and 2.
AND

Studying Religions

Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Students on the Religious Studies and Literature degree programmes MUST take DIVI08018 Studying Religions in Year 1 or Year 2 (as available).
AND

Group B

Select exactly 40 credits in this group.

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

Notes:
You may select 40 credits of further courses within the School of Divinity, or select courses from other Schools.

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

Notes:
During Year 3 students must prepare for their dissertation. Further information about this will be provided.

Students wishing to take the English Literature Dissertation are strongly recommended to choose all four Critical Practice courses

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

Course options

Group A

Select exactly 40 credits in this group.

Level 10 courses in the School of Divinity

Select between 0 and 40 credits from Level 10 courses in the School of Divinity
AND

Religious Studies Asian Studies Level 10 courses

Select between 0 and 40 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Students should check with Asian Studies to find out which of the courses will be running, and if there is any quota in place. The School of Divinity cannot guarantee places on outside courses.
AND

Religious Studies IMES Level 10 courses

Select between 0 and 40 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Students should check with IMES to find out which of the courses will be running, and if there is any quota in place. The School of Divinity cannot guarantee places on outside courses.
AND

Group B

Select exactly 40 credits in this group.

English Literature Year 3 Option Courses - Semester 1

Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses
Notes:
English Literature 3 Honours Option course (semester 1)
AND

English Literature Year 3 Option Courses - Semester 2

Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses
Notes:
English Literature 3 Honours Option course (semester 2)
AND

Group C

Select exactly 40 credits in this group.

Divinity Level 10 courses excluding Dissertation

Select between 0 and 40 credits of the following courses
AND

Religious Studies Asian Studies Level 10 courses

Select between 0 and 40 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Students should check with Asian Studies to find out which of the courses will be running, and if there is any quota in place. The School of Divinity cannot guarantee places on outside courses.
AND

Religious Studies IMES Level 10 courses

Select between 0 and 40 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Students should check with IMES to find out which of the courses will be running, and if there is any quota in place. The School of Divinity cannot guarantee places on outside courses.
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:
Students MUST pass DIVI10001 Theology & Religious Studies: Final Dissertation or ENLI10329 English Literature Dissertation in order to be awarded an honours degree.

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

Course options

Group A

Select exactly 40 credits in this group.

English Literature Year 4 Option Courses - Semester 1

Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses
AND

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.

Level 10 courses in the School of Divinity

Select between 0 and 40 credits from Level 10 courses in the School of Divinity
AND

Religious Studies Asian Studies Level 10 courses

Select between 0 and 40 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Students should check with Asian Studies to find out which of the courses will be running, and if there is any quota in place. The School of Divinity cannot guarantee places on outside courses.
AND

Religious Studies IMES Level 10 courses

Select between 0 and 40 credits of the following courses
Notes:
Students should check with IMES to find out which of the courses will be running, and if there is any quota in place. The School of Divinity cannot guarantee places on outside courses.
AND

Group C

Select exactly 40 credits in this group.

Courses from School of Divinity- Religious Studies and English Literature (MA)- Dissertation

Select exactly 40 credits of the following courses

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