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

Mandatory Unit TAL10001 (Post A Level) or ITAL10002 (ab initio) is must pass. 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
Political Concepts POLI11101 20 Mandatory TB-2
Thinking Politically POLI10005 20 Mandatory TB-1
Theories of International Relations POLI10003 20 Mandatory TB-2
Plus:
The appropriate language unit, ITAL10001 or ITAL 10002, is a must-pass unit.
Italian Language 1B (ab initio students) ITAL10002 40 Mandatory TB-4
Modern Italy ITAL10033 20 Mandatory TB-4
Instead of Italian Language 1B, students with A level Italian must take the following two units:
Italian Language 1A (Post A-level) ITAL10001 20 Optional TB-4
Medieval and Renaissance Italy ITAL10034 20 Optional TB-1
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 of the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes.
For further information and a definition of must pass units and conditional progression please see the Glossary of Terms.

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