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Programme structure: Psychology and Philosophy (BSc) - what's running in 2012/13

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Unit name Unit code Credit points Status Teaching Block
Introduction to Philosophy A PHIL10005 20 Mandatory TB-1
Introduction to Philosophy B PHIL10006 20 Mandatory TB-2
Introduction to Formal Logic PHIL10014 10 Mandatory TB-1
Introduction to Psychological Experiments and Statistics PSYC10002 40 Mandatory TB-4
Cognitive Psychology PSYC11012 10 Mandatory TB-1A
Psychobiology Not available in this year PSYC11014 10 Mandatory
Developmental Psychology PSYC11019 10 Mandatory TB-2C
Social Psychology PSYC11020 10 Mandatory TB-1B
Certificate of Higher Education   130    

Progression/award requirements

Unit Pass Mark for Undergraduate Programmes:

  • 40 out of 100 – for level C/4, I/5 & H/6 units
  • 50 out of 100 – for level M/7 units

For details on the weightings for classifying undergraduate degrees, please see the Agreed Weightings, by Faculty, to be applied for the Purposes of Calculating the Final Programme Mark and Degree Classification in Undergraduate Programmes.

For detailed rules on progression please see the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes and the relevant faculty handbook.

Please refer to the specific progression/award requirements for programmes with a preliminary year of study, the Gateway programmes and International Foundation programmes.

Exit awards

All undergraduate degree programmes allow the opportunity for a student to exit from a programme with a Diploma or Certificate of Higher Education.

  • To be awarded a Diploma of Higher Education, a student must have successfully completed 240 credit points, of which at least 90 must be at level 5.
  • To be awarded a Certificate of Higher Education, a student must have successfully completed 120 credit points at level 4.

Integrated Master's degrees may also allow the opportunity for a student to exit from the programme with an equivalent Bachelor's degree where a student has achieved 360 credit points, of which 90 must be at level 6, and has successfully met any additional criteria as described in the programme specification.

The opportunities for a student to exit from one of the professional programmes in Veterinary Science, Medicine, and Dentistry with an Award is outlined in the relevant Programme Regulations (which are available as an annex in the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes).

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