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Programme structure: History and French (BA) for 2022/23 entry cohort

Please note: It is possible that the information shown for future academic years may change due to developments in the relevant academic field. Optional unit availability varies depending on both staffing, student choice and timetabling constraints.

Mandatory Unit FREN20001 French Language 2 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
Besides the mandatory units, you must take at least one further 20cp ENGL-coded unit and at least one further FREN-coded unit.
List A
French Language 2 FREN20001 20 Mandatory TB-4
Rethinking History HIST23101 20 Mandatory TB-1
List B - Choose one 20cp unit from list B or list E
Global History HIST20112 20 Optional B TB-1
The French Language: Structures and Varieties FREN20044 20 Optional B TB-1
France 1940-44: Occupation and Resistance FREN20037 20 Optional B TB-1
General Linguistics MODL20016 20 Optional B TB-1
Woman and Nation MODL23017 20 Optional B,C TB-1
List C - Choose 20cp
French Drama FREN20026 20 Optional B TB-1
French Thought FREN20068 20 Optional C TB-2
Introduction to French Cinema FREN20056 20 Optional C TB-1
Catalan Language (Elementary) MODL23014 20 Optional C TB-4
Czech Language (Elementary) MODL23015 20 Optional C TB-4
Woman and Nation MODL23017 20 Optional B,C TB-1
Introduction to teaching Modern Languages as Foreign Languages MODL20021 20 Optional B TB-1
Beginners Portuguese MODL20022 20 Optional TB-4
Migrations of Culture MODL20024 20 Optional D TB-2
Fear and Loathing HIST20117 20 Optional C TB-1
Outlaws HIST20120 20 Optional C TB-1
The Tudor World HIST20119 20 Optional C TB-1
Conquest and Colonisation HIST20131 20 Optional C TB-1
List D - Take HIST20089 and 20CP from either list D or list F
Francophone African Literature FREN20069 20 Optional D TB-2
Historical Linguistics MODL20017 20 Optional C TB-2
History in Public HIST20089 20 Mandatory TB-2
List E - Choose one 20cp unit from list E or list B
Aztecs, Incas and Evangelisers HIST20036 20 Optional E TB-2
Brief Encounters: Love, Labour, and Loneliness in Modern London HIST20099 20 Optional E TB-2
Decade of Discord: Britain in the 1970's (Level I Special Field) HIST26008 20 Optional TB-2
Early and Modern Paganism HIST20121 20 Optional E TB-2
Political Culture and Communication in Britain, 1867-1939 (Level I Special Field) HIST26015 20 Optional TB-2
Remembering Transatlantic Enslavement HIST20122 20 Optional E TB-2
Speaking with Authority: Women and Power in the Middle Ages (Level I Special Field) HIST26024 20 Optional TB-2
The Black Death in England HIST20125 20 Optional TB-2
The Smugglers' City (Level I Special Field) HIST26010 20 Optional E TB-2
The Age of Revolutions 1776-1848 in Global Perspective HIST20128 20 Optional TB-2
The Norman Conquest HIST20127 20 Optional E TB-2
Rebels, Runaways, and Revolts: Agency, Resistance, and Slavery in the United States HIST20129 20 Optional TB-2
Rebels, Runaways, and Revolts: Agency, Resistance, and Slavery in the United States HIST20129 20 Optional TB-2
Travel and Trade in the Global Middle Ages HIST20132 20 Optional E TB-2
France and Europe FREN23013 20 Optional E TB-2
Paris 1857-1897 FREN20041 20 Optional E TB-2
List F
Take 20 cp From UWLP or Faculty Wide Units – OR you may choose an additional option unit from list A-E OPEN 20 Optional
Diploma 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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