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Department of Politics, Languages and International Studies Programme Catalogue 2015/16


UHPL-AYB07: BA(Hons) Modern Languages and European Studies (German and ab initio Russian) with Year Abroad

Leading to the award of BACHELOR OF ARTS IN MODERN LANGUAGES AND EUROPEAN STUDIES (GERMAN AND RUSSIAN)

Mode of attendance: Full-time with Year Abroad

Normal programme duration: 4 years


Click here for further information Possible DAPs for this programme:

Please see your programme handbook for circumstances where transfer to DAP may be permitted/required.

 

Click here for further informationPossible exit awards for this programme:



Year 1

Click here for further information NFAAR-UG assessment regulations:
  • Transfer to DAP may be possible from this programme year.
  • Main assessment regulations: Appendix 11 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view; Supplementary assessment regulations: Appendix 12 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view.
  • Part 1 Stage 1 of this programme contributes 0% towards the final award classification


Academic Year: Part 1 Stage 1

Designated Essential Units:
PL10626 German written and spoken language 1 12 Credits

Semester 1: Part 1 Stage 1

Compulsory Units:
PL10082 Russian written & spoken language 1A (ab initio) 12 Credits
PL10103 Introduction to European studies 6 Credits
PL10792 Deutschland 1871 - 1945 6 Credits

Semester 2: Part 1 Stage 1

Designated Essential Units:
PL10085 Russian written & spoken language 1B (ab initio) 6 Credits
Compulsory Units:
PL10086 Russian cultural studies 1B: Introduction to Russian culture (ab initio) 3 Credits
PL10088 Russian politics & society 1B: Russia before 1917 3 Credits
PL10104 Europe since 1945 6 Credits
PL10793 Die Bundesrepublik vom Wirtschaftswunder zur Wende 6 Credits

Notes:
* Programmes and units may be changed at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2015/16 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2016/17 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
* NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to regular review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
* Availability of units is subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.


Year 2

Click here for further information NFAAR-UG assessment regulations:
  • Transfer to DAP may be possible from this programme year.
  • Main assessment regulations: Appendix 11 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view; Supplementary assessment regulations: Appendix 12 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view.
  • Part 2 Stage 2 of this programme contributes 24% towards the final award classification


Academic Year: Part 2 Stage 2

Designated Essential Units:
PL20627 German written & spoken language 2 12 Credits
PL20636 Russian written and spoken language 2 12 Credits

Semester 1: Part 2 Stage 2

Compulsory Units:
PL20726 European integration 6 Credits
PL20757 Die DDR: Geschichte, Politik. Gesellschaft, Kultur 6 Credits
PL20780 Soviet and post-Soviet Russia 6 Credits

Semester 2: Part 2 Stage 2

Compulsory Units:
PL20777 Germany divided and reunited 6 Credits
PL20781 Russian culture and society from Chekhov to the death of Stalin 6 Credits
Optional Units: Select 1 units from the following list:
PL20407 Border crossings: memory and identity in contemporary Europe 6 Credits
PL20416 Totalitarian politics 6 Credits
PL20424 Introduction to English language teaching 6 Credits
PL20724 European Union politics 6 Credits

Notes:
* Programmes and units may be changed at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2015/16 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2016/17 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
* NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to regular review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
* Availability of units is subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.


Year 3

Click here for further information NFAAR-UG assessment regulations:
  • Transfer to DAP is not possible from this programme year.
  • Main assessment regulations: Appendix 11 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view; Supplementary assessment regulations: Appendix 12 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view.
  • Part 2 Stage 3 of this programme contributes 8% towards the final award classification


Academic Year: Part 2 Stage 3

Compulsory Units:
PL20300 Year abroad 60 Credits

Notes:
* Programmes and units may be changed at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2015/16 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2016/17 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
* NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to regular review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
* Availability of units is subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.


Year 4

Click here for further information NFAAR-UG assessment regulations:
  • Transfer to DAP is not possible from this programme year.
  • Main assessment regulations: Appendix 27 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view; Supplementary assessment regulations: Appendix 28 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view.
  • Part 3 Stage 4 of this programme contributes 68% towards the final award classification


Academic Year: Part 3 Stage 4

Designated Essential Units:
PL30628 German written & spoken language 4 12 Credits
PL30637 Russian written and spoken language 4 12 Credits

Semester 1: Part 3 Stage 4

Optional Units: Select 1 units from the following list:
PL30644 German national option G12: Protest und Widerstand 6 Credits
PL30796 Multikulturelles Deutschland 6 Credits
Optional Units: Select 1 units from the following list:
PL30099 Russian national option R2: Literature & society in modern Russia 6 Credits
PL30101 Russian national option R4: Gorbachev & Perestroika 6 Credits
Optional Units: Select 1 units from the following list:
PL30107 Culture & national identity 6 Credits
PL30294 In search of Europe (1) - the cold war 1945 - 1989 6 Credits
PL30468 Transitions to democracy 6 Credits
PL30732 The politics of ethnicity, religion, and nationalism 6 Credits
PL30741 US global politics 6 Credits
PL30864 Europe in global politics 6 Credits
PL30881 Contemporary security challenges in Asia 6 Credits
PL30891 European film 6 Credits
SP30210 Conflict, security and international development 6 Credits
ZZ30001 Director of Studies approved unit 6 Credits

Semester 2: Part 3 Stage 4

Optional Units: Select 1 units from the following list:
PL30059 German national option G9: Die Massenmedien in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland und Großbritannien 6 Credits
PL30759 German national option G14: Heimat und Identit├Ąt 6 Credits
Optional Units: Select 1 units from the following list:
PL30102 Russian national option R5: Politics in post-communist Russia 6 Credits
PL30384 Russian national option R3: modern Russian cinema 6 Credits
Optional Units: Select 1 units from the following list:
PL30108 Politically committed European culture 6 Credits
PL30295 In search of Europe (2): integration and disintegration in Europe since 1989 6 Credits
PL30880 The rise of the extreme right: from the margins to the mainstream 6 Credits
PL30902 Contemporary critical thinkers: theory and praxes 6 Credits
PL30903 Politics and religion in contemporary Europe 6 Credits
ZZ30004 Director of Studies approved unit 6 Credits

Notes:
* Programmes and units may be changed at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2015/16 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2016/17 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
* NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to regular review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
* Availability of units is subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.