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Programme structure: Law and German (LLB) - what's running in 2020/21

Please note: you are viewing unit and programme information for a past academic year. Please see the current academic year for up to date information.

The following units are must pass: GERM10009, LAWD10016, LAWD10008, LAWD10014 and LAWD10012. For further information and a definition of must pass units please see the Glossary of Terms

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status Teaching Block
German Language 1 (Post A-level) GERM10009 20 Mandatory TB-4
Law in Action LAWD10018 20 Mandatory TB-4
Law of Contract LAWD10008 20 Mandatory TB-4
Law and State LAWD10012 20 Mandatory TB-4
Criminal Law LAWD10014 20 Mandatory TB-4
Plus 20cp from the following:
Language and Power: Introductions to German History GERM10039 20 Optional TB-2
German Literature and Film: Genres, Texts, Contexts GERM10035 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).

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