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Programme structure: French and Italian (BA) - what's running in 2020/21

The following units are must pass: French Language 2 and Italian Language 2(Post A-level) or Italian Language 2 (ab-initio , 40 credits) For further information and a definition of must pass units please see the Glossary of Terms

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status Faculty of Arts Category Teaching Block
List A - students must take one unit from each subject - therefore in addition to the mandatory unit, you will choose 20cp or 40cp from list A depending on your Italian language ability
Italian Language 1A (Post A-level) ITAL10001 20 Optional TB-4
Italian Language 1B (ab initio students) ITAL10002 40 Optional TB-4
French Language FREN10029 20 Optional TB-4
List B - If you take ITAL10001 in List A, also take ITAL10034
Medieval and Renaissance Italy ITAL10034 20 Optional TB-1
Shaping France FREN10008 20 Mandatory TB-1
List E
Modern Italy ITAL10033 20 Mandatory TB-4
Representations of Francophone Cultures FREN10013 20 Mandatory TB-2
Certificate of Higher Education   120      

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).

Additional progress information

Students are permitted to conditionally progress to the next year of study and make up a credit deficit where they have failed a particular unit or units provided this meets the conditions in the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes.

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