If you are a full-time undergraduate student, you will normally be required to study courses totalling at least 60 credit points in the second half session (February to June). Part-time students will study less courses. Dependent on your degree programme, some of these courses will be compulsory and some may be optional. The course choice you make will be made with the agreement of your Adviser of Studies and within the constraints of the timetable.
Refer to the University’s Calendar, for details of the courses you must study as part of your degree programme. The Calendar example below, displays courses a Single Honours student in Year 1 of the MA Management Studies programme must study.
|Programme Year 1: 120 Credit points|
|First Half-Session||Second Half-Session|
|Course Code||Course Title||Credit points||Course Code||Course Title||Credit points|
|EC 1006||Economics of Business & Society||15||AC 1514||Accounting & Entrepreneurship||15|
|MS 1008||Managing Organisations||15||MS 1508||The Context of Business||15|
|Plus 60 Credit points from courses of choice agreed with Adviser of Studies|
|i.e. this student must study EC 1006 and MS 1008 in their first half session and AC 1514 and MS 1508 in the second half session and choose a further two courses to study in each half session.|
The first two digits of a course denote the discipline area, e.g. EC represents Economics.
If you are a Single Honours student, you will be required to take 15 credits (or one course) of Enhanced Study Options each half session, for your first two years of study. Enhanced Study Options are designed to allow students to have choice, wider opportunities and greater flexibility in their learning. There are three types of Enhanced Study Options:
If you are studying Medicine or Dentistry you will not be required to take any enhanced study options as the majority of your courses are compulsory.
If you are a Joint Honours student, or on a Major-Minor programme, you will not be required to undertake Enhanced Study Options, as the joint nature of your degree provides the necessary breadth.
The remainder of optional courses you must study can be selected from the University's Catalogue of Courses.