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BSc (Hons) Accountancy

22nd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points will be required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

17th September 2015 - Change to Entry Requirements

Entry requirements increased to 160 UCAS Tariff points in a related subject, plus GCSE Mathematics and GCSE English at Grade C or above (or equivalent), for September 2016 entry.

MNSW Adult Nursing and Social Work

18th January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

The previous requirement for at least five GCSEs at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or nationally recognised equivalent) has been revised to GCSE English Language and GCSE Mathematics at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or nationally recognised equivalent) only.

PGCert Advanced Cardiothoracic Care

20th June 2019 - Related Courses

MSc Advanced Clinical Practice

28th May 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

The entry requirements for the programme have been revised to the following:

The normal minimum requirement is to be a practitioner who is a member of a statutorily regulated profession, with three years\’ experience in practice (or equivalent).

A lower second-class honours degree in a health-related subject is desirable, but not essential. Evidence of experiential learning and ability to study at a higher academic level should be provided as part of the application process.

28th May 2019 - Change of Programme Title and Modules

Change of programme title from MSc Advanced Practice. HEA4045 Research: The Development of a Research Proposal (20 credits) and HEA4196 Advancing Practice Project – Clinical Practice (60 credits) removed as compulsory modules. HEA4241 Developing Practice Capability in Advanced Care (20 credits), HEA4244 Research Inquiry for Advanced Practice (20 credits) and HEA4444 Research Methods (20 credits) added as compulsory modules. HEA4179 Primary Care Work Based Learning (20 credits) removed as an optional module. CPD4454 Teaching and Learning in the Clinical Context (20 credits), HEA4034 Negotiated Learning Shell 7.20 (20 credits), HEA4105 Independent and Supplementary Non Medical Prescribing (30 credits), HEA4195 Ethics, The Law and Decision Making (20 credits), HEA4208 Strategic Clinical Leadership (20 credits) and HEA4242 Advanced Person-Centred Care (20 credits) added as optional modules.

15th August 2018 - New Module Added

HEA4220 Promoting Professionalism and Ethics in Multidisciplinary Practice (20 credits) added as an optional module on all pathways.

2nd March 2017 - New Modules Added

HEA4178 Management of Frailty in Practice (20 credits) and HEA4179 Primary Care Work Based Learning (20 credits) added as compulsory modules on a new, optional Primary Care pathway.

19th August 2016 - New Module Added

HEA4025 Clinical Assessment and Diagnostics (20 credits) added as a compulsory module.

19th August 2016 - Change of Modules

HEA4196 Advancing Practice Project – Clinical Practice (60 credits) replaces HEA4002 Advanced Practice Project (60 credits) as a compulsory module.

MSc Advanced Computer Networking

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PGCert Advanced Critical Care

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MSc Advanced Fertility Practice

16th January 2019 - Withdrawal of Module

HEA4108 Sexual Health (20 credits) removed as an optional module.

11th January 2019 - Change of Modules

HEA4444 Research Methods (20 credits) replaces HEA4045 Research: The Development of a Research Proposal (20 credits) as a compulsory module.

BA (Hons) Animation

22nd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

18th September 2018 - Change of Modules

The changes outlined below apply from September 2019 entry. While stop-motion modules will still be available within the new programme structure, there will no longer be a dedicated stop-motion pathway, meaning that the only target award on this programme is now BA (Hons) Animation.

MED1443 Design for Animation (20 credits) and MED1444 Animation Production (20 credits) replace MED1422 Design for Animation (20 credits) and MED1426 Animation Production (20 credits) as compulsory modules in Year 1. MED1202 Sound for Picture (20 credits) changes from optional to compulsory. MED1433 Experimental Animation (20 credits) and MED1435 Stop-Motion Studio Practice (20 credits) replace MED1215 Experimental and Convergent Animation Environments (20 credits) and MED1062 Stop-Motion Studio Practice (20 credits) as optional modules in Year 1. MED1200 Scriptwriting (20 credits) and MED1204 Understanding Visual Cultures (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 1.

MED2324 Animation Practice 1 (20 credits) and MED2325 Animation Practice 2 (20 credits) replace MED2279 Animation Practice 1 (20 credits) and MED2280 Animation Practice 2 (20 credits), as well as the stop-motion alternatives of MED2276 Stop-Motion Design and Production Practice 1 (20 credits) and Stop-Motion Design and Production Practice 2 (20 credits), in Year 2. MED2082 Creative Research Methods and Professional Ethics (20 credits) changes from optional to compulsory. MED2304 Animation Studio Skills (20 credits) added as a compulsory module in Year 2. MED2307 Character Design and Performance (20 credits), MED2318 Spectacles, Bodies and Other Pleasures: Concepts in Television, Animation and Film (20 credits) and MED2323 Transmedia Storytelling (20 credits) replace MED2281 Character Design (20 credits), MED2227 Spectacles, Bodies and Other Pleasures: Concepts in Television, Animation and Film (20 credits) and MED2272 Transmedia Storytelling (20 credits) as optional modules in Year 2. MED2305 Animation VFX (20 credits) and MED2306 Cinematography and Visual Design (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 2. FLM2031 Realism and the Cinema (20 credits), MED2211 SFX and Post Production (20 credits), MED2214 Media Genres and Narrative Theory (20 credits), MED2226 Lighting, Sound and Art Direction (20 credits), MED2270 Analysing Film and Television (20 credits), MED2215 Postproduction Sound (20 credits), MED2286 2D and Convergent Animation: Principles, Processes and Technologies (20 credits), MED2287 3D CGI: Principles, Processes and Technologies (20 credits) and MED2288 3D Stop-Motion: Principles, Processes and Technologies (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 2.

MED3270 Personal Specialism (Pre-Production) (20 credits) and MED3273 Personal Specialism (Production) (20 credits) replace MED3240 Personal Specialism (Pre-Production) and MED3241 Personal Specialism (Production) (20 credits) as compulsory modules in Year 3. MED3275 Dissertation (40 credits) replaces MED3225 Dissertation (40 credits) and changes from optional to compulsory. FLM3027 Animation and the Cinema (20 credits) and MED3250 Personal Specialism (Audio) removed as compulsory modules in Year 3. MED3264 Advanced Sound for Animation (20 credits) and MED3265 Creative Enterprise and Employment Portfolio (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 3. MED3267 Studio Practice (20 credits) replaces MED3124 Studio Practice/Placement (20 credits) as an optional module in Year 3. MED3233 Showreel and Enterprise (20 credits), MED3235 Contemporary European Cinema (20 credits), MED3248 Reading for Research (20 credits) and MED3249 Independent Research Project (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 3.

4th September 2018 - Change of Modules

The changes outlined below apply for September 2018 entry.

MED1215 Experimental and Convergent Animation Environments (20 credits) and MED1420 Drawing Practice (20 credits) change from compulsory to optional in Year 1. MED1062 Stop-Motion Studio Practice (20 credits) is compulsory on the Stop-Motion pathway and optional on the Animation pathway.

MED2276 Stop-Motion Design and Production Practice 1 (20 credits) and Stop-Motion Design and Production Practice 2 (20 credits) added as compulsory modules on the Stop-Motion pathway in Year 2, taken in lieu of MED2279 Animation Practice 1 (20 credits) and MED2280 Animation Practice 2 (20 credits) which are compulsory modules on the Animation pathway. MED2227 Transmedia Storytelling (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2.

26th January 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

In cases where an applicant does not meet the UCAS Tariff requirements, we may invite him/her to submit a portfolio as evidence of suitable matriculation.

18th October 2016 - New Module Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.

31st May 2016 - Change of Modules

Although the broad themes of the programme remain largely the same, most previous modules have been replaced with a suite of new modules. This new programme structure is being implemented from September 2016 entry.

There is also now the option of selecting a Language module in French, Spanish or Mandarin as an integral part of this degree in Year 1. A Language module is also available as a Year 2 option, providing a Language module was studied in Year 1.

4th February 2016 - Change to Entry Requirements

Entry criteria raised from 280 points on the current UCAS Tariff for 2016/17 entry to 120 points on the new UCAS Tariff for 2017/18 entry. This is equivalent to the requirements changing from BBC to BBB for A Level grades and DMM to DDM for BTEC Extended Diploma awards (or a combination of BTEC QCF qualifications). The increase is effective from 2017/18 entry.

MSc Applied Management of Offending Behaviour

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BSc (Hons) Behaviour Analysis and Intervention

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MSc Big Data Analytics

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PGCert Big Data Analytics

4th April 2019 - Change of Tuition Fees

Tuition fees for international students joining this programme in academic year 2019/20 have increased from £4,385 to £4,440.

Tuition fees for UK and EU students for academic year 2019/20 remain unchanged.

BSc (Hons) Biology

11th March 2019 - New Modules Added

SCI2337 Plant Diversity (20 credits), SCI2338 Plant Form and Physiology (20 credits), SCI2339 Chemistry of Food (20 credits) and SCI2340 Food Microbiology (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 2.

  • SCI3327 Advanced Tissue Applications (20 credits) and SCI2338 Applications of Biotechnology (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 3.

26th February 2019 - New Modules Added

SCI2341 Up-Canopy Biology (20 credits) and SCI2342 Introduction to Food Science (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 2.

22nd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

6th November 2018 - Withdrawal of Module

SCI2328 Biological Placement (20 credits) removed as an optional module from Year 2.

26th March 2018 - New Module Added

SCI2335 Introduction to Biotechnology (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2.

12th January 2018 - Withdrawal of Module

SCI3312 Environmental Change (20 credits) is no longer available as an optional Year 3 module.

18th September 2017 - Change of Modules

SCI1115 Chemistry for Biologists (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 1. SCI1107 Biology in Practice (20 credits) changes from optional to compulsory in Year 1. SCI1106 Variation, Evolution and Heredity (20 credits), SCI1108 Cellular Form and Function (20 credits), SCI1112 Ecology (20 credits), SCI1113 Biodiversity (20 credits), and SCI1114 Human Body Systems (20 credits) changed from compulsory to optional in Year 1. These changes take effect from September 2018 entry.

25th April 2017 - New Modules Added

SCI3325 Ecological Interactions (20 credits) and SCI3326 Conservation Issues (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 3.

16th November 2016 - Change of Module

SCI3330 Dissertation – Biology (40 credits) replaces SCI3308 Dissertation (40 credits) as a compulsory module in Year 3.

18th October 2016 - New Module Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.

6th October 2016 - Change of Modules

SCI2331 Life on the Edge (20 credits) and SCI2334 Biochemistry and Metabolism (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 2. SCI2332 Molecular Genetics (20 credits) replaces SCI2320 Molecular Genetics (20 credits), SCI2330 Field Botany (20 credits) replaces SCI2312 Field Botany (20 credits), SCI2333 Biogeography (20 credits) replaces SCI2325 Biogeography (20 credits), and SCI2336 Biology of Disease (20 credits) replaces SCI2326 Biology of Disease (20 credits) as optional modules in Year 2. SCI2314 Environmental Physiology (20 credits) and SCI2316 Human Population Ecology (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 2.

HUG3125 The Wider Determinants of Overweight and Obesity (20 credits), HUG3153 Child and Adolescent Mental Health (20 credits), HUG3155 Applied Health Psychology in Context (20 credits) and HUG3264 Exercise, Diet and Promotion (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 3. SCI3329 Field Botany (20 credits) replaces SCI3319 Field Botany (20 credits) as an optional module in Year 3.

15th August 2016 - Change of Modules

SCI1112 Ecology (20 credits) replaces SCI1109 Ecology (20 credits), SCI1113 Biodiversity (20 credits) replaces SCI1110 Biodiversity (20 credits) and SCI1114 Human Body Systems (20 credits) replaces SCI111 Human Body Systems (20 credits) as compulsory modules in Year 1.

26th May 2016 - Withdrawal of Modules

SCI3315 Blood Science (20 credits) and SCI3317 Medical Microbiology (20 credits) are no longer available as optional modules in Year 3.

26th May 2016 - New Modules Added

SCI2900 Study Abroad Placement (40 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2. There is also now the option of selecting a Language module in French, Spanish or Mandarin as an integral part of this degree in Year 2, providing a Language module was studied in Year 1.

SCI3014 Applications of Genetics (20 credits) and SCI3015 Genomics and Bioinformatics (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 3.

28th September 2015 - Change to Module Status

SCI1107 Biology in Practice (20 credits) has changed from compulsory to elective in Year 1 in order to accommodate the option of selecting a Language module in French, Spanish or Mandarin as an integral part of this degree.

28th September 2015 - Withdrawal of Modules

SC2318 Pharmacology (20 credits) and SCI2321 Nerves, Brain and Behaviour (20 credits) are no longer available as optional Year 2 modules and SCI3016 Nutrition (20 credits) is no longer available as an optional Year 3 module.

15th September 2015 - Change to Module Assessment

The module assessment for SCI3308 Dissertation (40 credits) in Year 3 has changed, with the research project log extended to include the creation of an employability portfolio.

Subject Knowledge Enhancement Biology

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BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science

11th June 2019 - Withdrawal of Module

SCI2328 Biological Placement (20 credits) removed as an optional module in Year 2.

BSc (Hons) Biotechnology

11th March 2019 - New Modules Added

SCI2337 Plant Diversity (20 credits), SCI2338 Plant Form and Physiology (20 credits), SCI2339 Chemistry of Food (20 credits) and SCI2340 Food Microbiology (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 2.

26th February 2019 - New Modules Added

SCI2341 Up-Canopy Biology (20 credits) and SCI2342 Introduction to Food Science (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 2.

22nd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

6th November 2018 - Withdrawal of Module

SCI2328 Biological Placement (20 credits) removed as an optional module from Year 2.

12th January 2018 - Withdrawal of Module

SCI2327 Marine Biology (20 credits) is no longer available as an optional module in Year 2.

18th September 2017 - Change of Modules

SCI1115 Chemistry for Biologists (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 1. SCI1107 Biology in Practice (20 credits) changes from optional to compulsory in Year 1. SCI1106 Variation, Evolution and Heredity (20 credits), SCI1108 Cellular Form and Function (20 credits), SCI1112 Ecology (20 credits), SCI1113 Biodiversity (20 credits) and SCI1114 Human Body Systems (20 credits) changed from compulsory to optional in Year 1. These changes take effect from September 2018 entry.

16th November 2016 - Change of Modules

SCI1112 Ecology (20 credits) replaces SCI1109 Ecology (20 credits), SCI1113 Biodiversity (20 credits) replaces SCI1110 Biodiversity (20 credits), and SCI1114 Human Body Systems (20 credits) replaces SCI1111 Human Body Systems (20 credits) as compulsory modules in Year 1.

SCI3334 Dissertation – Biotechnology (40 credits) replaces SCI3308 Dissertation (40 credits) as a compulsory module in Year 3.

16th June 2016 - Change of Modules

SCI2015 Microbial Genetics (20 credits) and SCI2320 Molecular Genetics (20 credits) removed as a compulsory module in Year 2. SCI2332 Molecular Genetics (20 credits), SCI2334 Biochemistry and Metabolism (20 credits) and SCI2335 Introduction to Biotechnology (20 credits) added as compulsory modules in Year 2. SCI2312 Field Botany (20 credits), SCI2314 Environmental Physiology (20 credits), SCI2316 Human Population Ecology (20 credits), SCI2325 Biogeography (20 credits) and SCI2326 Biology of Disease (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 2. SCI2324 Nutrition (20 credits), SCI2330 Field Botany (20 credits), SCI2331 Life on the Edge (20 credits), SCI2333 Biogeography (20 credits) and SCI2336 Biology of Disease (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 2.

SCI3014 Applications of Genetics (20 credits) and SCI3311 Ecological Genetics (20 credits) change from compulsory to optional in Year 3. SCI3327 Advanced Tissue Applications (20 credits) and SCI3328 Applications of Biotechnology (20 credits) added as compulsory modules in Year 3. SCI3310 Tropical Ecology (20 credits), SCI3312 Environmental Change (20 credits), SCI3319 Field Botany (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 3. SCI3325 Ecological Interactions (20 credits), SCI3326 Conservation Issues (20 credits) and SCI3329 Field Botany (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 3. A Language module is also available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.

26th May 2016 - Withdrawal of Module

SCI3317 Medical Microbiology (20 credits) is no longer available as an optional module in Year 3.

26th May 2016 - New Module Added

SCI2900 Study Abroad Placement (40 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2.

MBA Business Administration

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MBA Business Administration (Finance)

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MBA Business Administration (Human Resource Management)

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MBA Business Administration (Information Technology)

10th April 2017 - Change of Modules

CIS4124 Information Security Management (20 credits) and CIS4125 IT Strategy and Management (20 credits) replace CIS4101 Information Security Management (20 credits) and CIS4102 IT Strategy and Management (20 credits) as optional modules.

26th May 2016 - Change of Module

BUS4519 Dissertation (60 credits) replaces CIS4108 Research and Development Project (60 credits) as a compulsory module.

MBA Business Administration (Marketing)

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BSc (Hons) Business and Economics

18th July 2018 - Change to Module Assessment

The module assessment for BUS3034 Contemporary Issues in Economics (20 credits) has changed to 100% coursework.

17th October 2016 - New Module Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.

26th May 2016 - Change of Module

BUS3044 Entrepreneurship and Innovation (20 credits) replaces BUS3026 Strategy and Innovation as an optional module in Year 3.

17th September 2015 - Change of Module Title

BUS2034 Experiential Marketing (20 credits) renamed to BUS2034 Services and Experiential Marketing (20 credits) in Year 2.

BSc (Hons) Business and Management

26th February 2019 - Change of Module

BUS1031 Introduction to Digital Marketing (20 credits) replaces BUS1025 Designing for an Online Presence (20 credits) as an optional module in Year 1.

18th July 2018 - Change to Module Assessment

The module assessment for BUS3034 Contemporary Issues in Economics (20 credits) has changed to 100% coursework.

17th October 2016 - New Module Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.

26th May 2016 - Change of Module

BUS3044 Entrepreneurship and Innovation (20 credits) replaces BUS3026 Strategy and Innovation as an optional module in Year 3.

17th September 2015 - Change of Module Title

BUS2034 Experiential Marketing (20 credits) renamed to BUS2034 Services and Experiential Marketing (20 credits) in Year 2.

BSc (Hons) Business and Management with Accounting and Finance

26th February 2019 - Change of Module

BUS1031 Introduction to Digital Marketing (20 credits) replaces BUS1025 Designing for an Online Presence (20 credits) as an optional module in Year 1.

18th July 2018 - Change to Module Assessment

The module assessment for BUS3034 Contemporary Issues in Economics (20 credits) has changed to 100% coursework.

17th October 2016 - New Module Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.

26th May 2016 - Change of Module

BUS3044 Entrepreneurship and Innovation (20 credits) replaces BUS3026 Strategy and Innovation as an optional module in Year 3.

17th September 2015 - Change of Module Title

BUS2034 Experiential Marketing (20 credits) renamed to BUS2034 Services and Experiential Marketing (20 credits) in Year 2.

BSc (Hons) Business and Management with Human Resource Management

26th February 2019 - Change of Module

BUS1031 Introduction to Digital Marketing (20 credits) replaces BUS1025 Designing for an Online Presence (20 credits) as an optional module in Year 1.

18th July 2018 - Change to Module Assessment

The module assessment for BUS3034 Contemporary Issues in Economics (20 credits) has changed to 100% coursework.

17th October 2016 - New Module Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.

26th May 2016 - Change of Module

BUS3044 Entrepreneurship and Innovation (20 credits) replaces BUS3026 Strategy and Innovation as an optional module in Year 3.

17th September 2015 - Change of Module Title

BUS2034 Experiential Marketing (20 credits) renamed to BUS2034 Services and Experiential Marketing (20 credits) in Year 2.

BSc (Hons) Business and Management with Leisure and Tourism

26th February 2019 - Change of Module

BUS1031 Introduction to Digital Marketing (20 credits) replaces BUS1025 Designing for an Online Presence (20 credits) as an optional module in Year 1.

18th July 2018 - Change to Module Assessment

The module assessment for BUS3034 Contemporary Issues in Economics (20 credits) has changed to 100% coursework.

17th October 2016 - New Module Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.

26th May 2016 - Change of Module

BUS3044 Entrepreneurship and Innovation (20 credits) replaces BUS3026 Strategy and Innovation as an optional module in Year 3.

17th September 2015 - Change of Module Title

BUS2034 Experiential Marketing (20 credits) renamed to BUS2034 Services and Experiential Marketing (20 credits) in Year 2.

BSc (Hons) Business and Management with Logistics and Supply Chain Management

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BSc (Hons) Business and Management with Marketing

26th February 2019 - Change of Module

BUS1031 Introduction to Digital Marketing (20 credits) replaces BUS1025 Designing for an Online Presence (20 credits) as an optional module in Year 1.

18th July 2018 - Change to Module Assessment

The module assessment for BUS3034 Contemporary Issues in Economics (20 credits) has changed to 100% coursework.

17th October 2016 - New Module Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.

26th May 2016 - Change of Module

BUS3044 Entrepreneurship and Innovation (20 credits) replaces BUS3026 Strategy and Innovation as an optional module in Year 3.

17th September 2015 - Change of Module Title

BUS2034 Experiential Marketing (20 credits) renamed to BUS2034 Services and Experiential Marketing (20 credits) in Year 2.

MComp Business Information Systems

23rd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

8th January 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

With effect from academic year 2019/20 entry, the requirement to demonstrate evidence of numeracy is changing to GCSE Mathematics at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent).

15th November 2016 - Change of Modules

Although the broad themes of the programme remain largely the same, the majority of previous modules have been replaced with a suite of new modules. This new programme structure is being implemented from September 2017 entry.

16th June 2016 - Withdrawal of Module

BUS2007 Culture and Change (20 credits) removed as an optional module in Year 2.

BSc (Hons) Business Innovation and Enterprise

26th February 2019 - Change of Module

BUS1031 Introduction to Digital Marketing (20 credits) replaces BUS1025 Designing for an Online Presence (20 credits) as an optional module in Year 1.

22nd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

18th July 2018 - Change to Module Assessment

The module assessment for BUS3034 Contemporary Issues in Economics (20 credits) has changed to 100% coursework.

17th October 2016 - New Module Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.

26th May 2016 - New Pathway Added

To facilitate the creation of an internal pathway, changes have been made to the programme structure of this degree so that students will now study three compulsory modules in Year 2 and choose either BUS2020 Graduate Enterprise (20 credits) or BUS2021 Creating Innovation (40 credits), with the appropriate number of optional modules bringing the total number of credits studied across the academic year to 120 in each case.

In Year 3, students who studied BUS2021 Creating Innovation (40 credits) in Year 2 will study an additional compulsory module in Year 3 – BUS3023 Extended Business Project (40 credits) – and 40 credits of optional modules. Students who did not follow this pathway and instead studied BUS2020 Graduate Enterprise (20 credits) in Year 2 will study four optional modules in Year 3, in addition to BUS3024 Strategic Management (20 credits) and BUS3044 Entrepreneurship (20 credits) which are compulsory on both pathways. BUS3022 Dissertation (40 credits) has been added as an optional module in Year 3 which is also available on both pathways.

In order to pursue the Creating Innovation route, which places more emphasis on students\’ drive and ability to develop a business idea and practice entrepreneurship, students must achieve an average of 60% or above in Year 1 and have a developed business plan to present to a panel.

26th May 2016 - Change of Module

BUS3044 Entrepreneurship and Innovation (20 credits) replaces BUS3026 Strategy and Innovation as a compulsory module in Year 3.

4th February 2016 - Change to Entry Requirements

Entry criteria raised from 280 points on the current UCAS Tariff for 2016/17 entry to 120 points on the new UCAS Tariff for 2017/18 entry. This is equivalent to the requirements changing from BBC to BBB for A Level grades and DMM to DDM for BTEC Extended Diploma awards (or a combination of BTEC QCF qualifications). The increase is effective from 2017/18 entry.

17th September 2015 - Change of Module Title

BUS2034 Experiential Marketing (20 credits) renamed to BUS2034 Services and Experiential Marketing (20 credits) in Year 2.

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BSc (Hons) Cardiothoracic Practice

13th August 2019 - Change of Modules

HEA3250 Safe from Harm (Cardiothoracic Care) (20 credits) replaces HEA3132 Safe from Harm (Cardiothorac Care) (10 credits).

9th May 2016 - Change of Entry Requirements

Entry requirements amended to indicate that in addition to being suitable for applicants who are registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council or Health and Care Professions Council, the programme is also open to those who have membership of a related professional organisation.

BSc (Hons) Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Wellbeing

27th August 2019 - Sandwich Year Option Added

The programme now includes the option of a sandwich year.

23rd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

104-112 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

17th September 2018 - Change of Module

From September 2019 entry, HUG1137 Introduction to Professional and Academic Skills (20 credits) replaces FDH1100 Essential Study Skills for Undergraduates (20 credits) as a compulsory module in Year 1.

MSc Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Wellbeing

11th January 2019 - Change of Modules

HEA4444 Research Methods (20 credits) replaces HUG4004 Research Methods (20 credits) as a compulsory module.

5th March 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

There is no longer a requirement to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Disclosure in order to join this programme.

10th May 2017 - Change to Entry Requirements

The normal minimum entry criteria has been changed to a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree in a relevant subject such as Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Child Health and Wellbeing, Health and Social Care, Psychology, Sociology or Education.

BSc (Hons) Child Health and Wellbeing

27th August 2019 - Sandwich Year Option Added

The programme now includes the option of a sandwich year.

13th August 2019 - Withdrawal of Modules

HUG2102 Leadership and Management in the Workplace and Society (20 credits) removed as an optional module in Year 2.

HUG3154 Risk, Resilience and Resistance (20 credits) removed as an optional module in Year 3.

23rd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

104-112 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

11th January 2019 - Withdrawal of Module

HUG3116 Leadership Styles and Management Process (20 credits) removed as an optional module in Year 3.

17th September 2018 - Change of Modules

From September 2019 entry, HUG1137 Introduction to Professional and Academic Skills (20 credits) and HUG1138 Introduction to Research Skills (20 credits) replace FDH1100 Essential Study Skills for Undergraduates (20 credits) and FDH1101 Communication Skills (20 credits) as compulsory modules in Year 1.

15th August 2018 - Change to Assessment Methods

A change in assessment methods for module FDH1103 Child and Young Person Development in the Social Context means that part of the assessment for this module now involves a formal written examination.

The previous statement that there are no formal written examinations as part of the current assessment methods on this programme has been removed in light of this change.

15th August 2018 - Change of Modules

HUG2342 Contemporary Issues in Promoting Health (30 credits) replaces HUG2229 Public Health and Health Promotion (30 credits) as a compulsory module in Year 2.

15th January 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

With effect from academic year 2019/20 entry, applicants will no longer be required to have at least five GCSEs at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent) in order to join this programme.

16th November 2017 - Withdrawal of Modules

HUG2124 Community Profiling (20 credits) and HUG2230 The Working Environment in Children and Young People\’s Services (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 2.

HUG3103 Domestic Abuse (20 credits) removed as an optional module in Year 3.

25th September 2017 - New Module Added

HUG3138 Vulnerable Children, Young People And The Law (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3.

18th August 2016 - New Module Added

HUG3135 Supporting Children and Young People with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3.

9th May 2016 - New Module Added

HUG3131 Children, Young People, Crime and Deviance (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3.

17th September 2015 - Withdrawal of Modules

PAR2060 Performance and the Body (20 credits), PAR2061 Applied Performance 2 (20 credits), PAR2070 Project 3 – Dance (20 credits) and PAR2071 Project 4 – Drama (20 credits) are no longer available and have been removed as optional modules in Year 2.

BA (Hons) Childhood & Youth Studies and Criminology

15th January 2019 - New Module Added

CRI3114 Learning Together: The Sociological Imagination (20 credits) and SPY3106 Critical Perspectives in Children\’s Health and Wellbeing (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 3.

12th March 2018 - New Module Added

SPY3118 Childhood and Sexuality (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3.

20th January 2017 - Change of Module

CRI2028 Youth Justice (20 credits) replaces CRI2020 Youth Justice 1 (20 credits) as an optional module in Year 2.

15th August 2016 - New Modules Added

SPY3032 Contemporary Theory, Policy and Practice in Education Services for Children and Young People (20 credits) and SPY3037 Issue for Professional Practice (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 3.

9th June 2016 - New Module Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 3 option, providing a Language module was studied in Year 2.

23rd May 2016 - Change of Modules

Although the broad themes of the programme remain largely the same, all previous modules have been replaced with a suite of new modules. This new programme structure is being implemented from September 2016 entry.

There is also now the option of selecting a Language module in French, Spanish or Mandarin as an integral part of this degree in Year 2.

BA (Hons) Childhood & Youth Studies and Sociology

23rd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

104-112 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

15th January 2019 - New Modules Added

SPY3106 Critical Perspectives in Children\’s Health and Wellbeing (20 credits) and SPY3129 Animals and Society (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 3.

12th March 2018 - New Module Added

SPY3118 Childhood and Sexuality (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3.

7th February 2018 - New Module Added

SPY3048 Critical Autism Studies (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3.

15th August 2016 - New Modules Added

SPY3032 Contemporary Theory, Policy and Practice in Education Services for Children and Young People (20 credits) and SPY3037 Issue for Professional Practice (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 3.

9th June 2016 - New Module Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 3 option, providing a Language module was studied in Year 2.

24th May 2016 - Change of Modules

Although the broad themes of the programme remain largely the same, all previous modules have been replaced with a suite of new modules. This new programme structure is being implemented from September 2016 entry.

There is also now the option of selecting a Language module in French, Spanish or Mandarin as an integral part of this degree in Year 2.

24th May 2016 - Change to Entry Requirements

Entry criteria reduced from 300 points on the current UCAS Tariff for 2016/17 entry to 112 points on the new UCAS Tariff for 2017/18 entry. This is equivalent to the requirements changing from BBB to BBC for A Level grades and DDM to DMM for BTEC Extended Diploma awards (or a combination of BTEC QCF qualifications). The reduction is effective from 2017/18 entry.

BA (Hons) Childhood and Youth Studies

23rd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

104-112 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

7th February 2018 - New Module Added

SPY3048 Critical Autism Studies (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3.

9th June 2016 - New Module Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.

23rd May 2016 - Change of Modules

Although the broad themes of the programme remain largely the same, all previous modules have been replaced with a suite of new modules. This new programme structure is being implemented from September 2016 entry.

There is also now the option of selecting a Language module in French, Spanish or Mandarin as an integral part of this degree in Year 1. A Language module is also available as a Year 2 option, providing a Language module was studied in Year 1.

BA (Hons) Children and Young People’s Learning and Development (Primary)

5th April 2019 - Removal of Pathways

Pathways in Mathematics, Personal Social Health and Citizenship Education, and Science are no longer available. All associated optional modules for these pathways have been removed, meaning all students will now follow what was previously the Primary pathway.

23rd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

104-112 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

13th November 2018 - Change of Entry Requirements

GCSE Mathematics at Grade C or Grade 4 or above has been removed from entry criteria.

22nd December 2017 - Change of Modules

TLD2003 Preparing to Research (20 credits) added as a compulsory module in Year 2. CYP2011 Working in a Multi-Agency Environment (20 credits) replaces CYP2001 ECM Working in a Multi-Agency Environment (20 credits) as a compulsory module in Year 2. FDH2101 Behaviour Support (Child) (20 credits) and TMP2007 Creative Approaches to the Foundation Subjects (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 2.

CYP3001 Preparing for Research (20 credits) removed as a compulsory module in Year 3. WCH3007 Contemporary Approaches to Learning Within Alternative Educational Settings (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3. Students will choose two modules from HUG3109 Safeguarding Children and Young People (20 credits), TMP3002 Applying Theories to Learning (20 credits) and WCH3007 Contemporary Approaches to Learning Within Alternative Educational Settings (20 credits);

11th January 2016 - Change of Modules

TMP3000 Work-Based Research (40 credits) replaces CYP3002 Research Project (20 credits) and CYP3003 Current Initiatives in Educational Policy and Practice (20 credits) on the Primary (5-11) pathway only.

MNSW Children’s Nursing and Social Work

18th January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

The previous requirement for at least five GCSEs at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or nationally recognised equivalent) has been revised to GCSE English Language and GCSE Mathematics at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or nationally recognised equivalent) only.

University Advanced Certificate Clinical and Professional Cardiothoracic Care

13th August 2019 - Change of Modules

HEA3250 Safe from Harm (Cardiothoracic Care) (20 credits) replaces HEA3132 Safe from Harm (Cardiothorac Care) (10 credits).

9th May 2016 - Change of Entry Requirements

Entry requirements amended to indicate that in addition to being suitable for applicants who are registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council or Health and Care Professions Council, the programme is also open to those who have membership of a related professional organisation.

BSc (Hons) Clinical and Professional Child and Younger Person Palliative and End of Life Care Practice

This page outlines any material changes to course content, programme structure, assessment methods, entry criteria, and modes of study or delivery, implemented in the past two years. No material changes have been made to the information for this programme in that time. Any future amends will be tracked here.

BSc (Hons) Clinical and Professional Paramedic Practice

13th August 2019 - Change of Module

HEA3304 Clinical Examinations and Diagnostics (20 credits) replaces HEA3169 Clinical Examination Skills (20 credits) as an optional module.

3rd July 2018 - Withdrawal of Module

HEA3240 Emergency Obstetric and Neonatal Management for Critical Care Practitioners (20 credits) removed as an optional module.

16th November 2017 - Withdrawal of Module

HEA3181 Managing In Organisations (20 credits) removed as an optional module.

18th January 2017 - Withdrawal of Modules

HEA3126 Substance Use and Misuse (20 credits), HEA3154 Psychological Trauma (20 credits), HEA3167 Cardiac Care (20 credits), HEA3174 Heart Failure (20 credits), HEA3175 Identification, Prevention and Management of Infections (20 credits) and HEA3197 Principles of Pharmacology (20 credits) removed as optional modules.

BSc (Hons) Clinical and Professional Perioperative Practice

18th January 2017 - Withdrawal of Module

HEA3164 Extended Recovery Care (20 credits) removed as an optional module.

BSc (Hons) Clinical and Professional Practice

This page outlines any material changes to course content, programme structure, assessment methods, entry criteria, and modes of study or delivery, implemented in the past two years. No material changes have been made to the information for this programme in that time. Any future amends will be tracked here.

MA Clinical Education

15th August 2018 - New Module Added

HEA4220 Promoting Professionalism and Ethics in Multidisciplinary Practice (20 credits) added as an optional module.

16th November 2017 - Withdrawal of Module

CPD7002 Careers Management within the Health Services (20 credits) removed as an optional module.

BSc (Hons) Computer Engineering

23rd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

Subject Knowledge Enhancement Computer Science

This page outlines any material changes to course content, programme structure, assessment methods, entry criteria, and modes of study or delivery, implemented in the past two years. No material changes have been made to the information for this programme in that time. Any future amends will be tracked here.

BSc (Hons) Computer Science

23rd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

8th January 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

With effect from academic year 2019/20 entry, the requirement to demonstrate evidence of numeracy is changing to GCSE Mathematics at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent).

6th February 2017 - Change to Entry Requirements

128 UCAS Tariff points will be required to join this programme from September 2018 entry, plus evidence of numeracy.

15th November 2016 - Change of Modules

Although the broad themes of the programme remain largely the same, the majority of previous modules have been replaced with a suite of new modules. This new programme structure is being implemented from September 2017 entry.

16th June 2016 - Change of Modules

CIS1104 Web Design and Development (20 credits), CIS1105 Programming: Concepts to Construction 1 (20 credits) and CIS1106 Programming: Concepts to Construction 2 (20 credits) replace CIS1002 Programming: Concepts to Construction (30 credits) and CIS1007 Web Design and Development (30 credits) in Year 1. SUG1023 Understanding Continuous Functions (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 1.

SUG2021 Discrete Mathematics (20 credits) removed as an optional module in Year 2. A Language module is now available as a Year 2 option, providing a Language module was studied in Year 1.

CIS3136 Complex Systems (20 credits) changes from optional to compulsory in Year 3. SUG3026 Number Theory (20 credits) and SUG3027 Ordinary Differential Equations (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 3. A Language module is also available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.

BSc (Hons) Computer Science and Mathematics

23rd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

15th January 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

With effect from academic year 2019/20 entry, the 128 UCAS Tariff points required to join this programme must include A Level Mathematics at Grade B or above.

6th February 2017 - Change to Entry Requirements

128 UCAS Tariff points will be required to join this programme from September 2018 entry.

15th November 2016 - Change of Modules

Although the broad themes of the programme remain largely the same, the majority of previous modules have been replaced with a suite of new modules. This new programme structure is being implemented from September 2017 entry.

16th June 2016 - Change of Modules

CIS1104 Web Design and Development (20 credits), CIS1105 Programming: Concepts to Construction 1 (20 credits) and CIS1106 Programming: Concepts to Construction 2 (20 credits) replace CIS1002 Programming: Concepts to Construction (30 credits) and CIS1007 Web Design and Development (30 credits) in Year 1. SUG1023 Understanding Continuous Functions (20 credits) added as a compulsory module in Year 1 and CIS1006 Multimedia Development (20 credits) added as an optional module.

CIS2142 Data Analytics (20 credits) changes from optional to compulsory and CIS2106 Software Engineering (20 credits) changes from compulsory to optional in Year 2. A Language module is now available as a Year 2 option, providing a Language module was studied in Year 1.

CIS3110 Distributed Systems (20 credits) added as a compulsory module in Year 3. CIS3132 Intelligent Systems (20 credits) changes from compulsory to optional. CIS3136 Complex Systems (20 credits) removed as an optional module in Year 3. A Language module is also available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.

MComp Computer Security and Networks

27th June 2019 - Withdrawal of Module

It is no longer possible to study a Language module as an integrated part of this degree. You can still learn a language as additional study, however, through our Language Steps classes.

23rd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

8th January 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

With effect from academic year 2019/20 entry, the requirement to demonstrate evidence of numeracy is changing to GCSE Mathematics at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent).

15th November 2016 - Change of Modules

Although the broad themes of the programme remain largely the same, the majority of previous modules have been replaced with a suite of new modules. This new programme structure is being implemented from September 2017 entry.

8th June 2016 - New Module Added

CIS2607 Entrepreneurship (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2.

7th June 2016 - Change of Module

CIS2141 Database Fundamentals (20 credits) replaces CIS2100 Introduction to Databases (20 credits) as a compulsory module in Year 2.

17th September 2015 - Change of Module

CIS4206 Research Methods (10 credits) replaces BUS4006 Research Methods (10 credits) in Year 3.

4th September 2015 - New Module Added

CIS2140 Mobile Apps (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2.

4th September 2015 - Change of Modules

CIS1102 Digital World 1: Computer Architecture and Networks (20 credits) and CIS1103 Digital World 2: Information Systems and Design (20 credits) replace CIS1100 Computer Systems in a Digital World (40 credits) in Year 1. CIS2137 Employability with Placement (20 credits) replaces CIS2136 Work Related Learning (20 credits) in Year 2.

MComp Computing

27th June 2019 - Change of Modules

It is no longer possible to study a Language module as an integrated part of this degree. You can still learn a language as additional study, however, through our Language Steps classes.

CIS4134 Cloud Application Management and Security (20 credits) removed as an optional module in Year 4. CIS4123 Biometric Security (20 credits) changes from optional to compulsory in Year 4.

23rd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

8th January 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

With effect from academic year 2019/20 entry, the requirement to demonstrate evidence of numeracy is changing to GCSE Mathematics at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent).

15th November 2016 - Change of Modules

Although the broad themes of the programme remain largely the same, the majority of previous modules have been replaced with a suite of new modules. This new programme structure is being implemented from September 2017 entry.

8th June 2016 - New Module Added

CIS2607 Entrepreneurship (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2.

7th June 2016 - Change of Module

CIS2141 Database Fundamentals (20 credits) replaces CIS2100 Introduction to Databases (20 credits) as a compulsory module in Year 2.

17th September 2015 - Change of Module

CIS4206 Research Methods (10 credits) replaces BUS4006 Research Methods (10 credits) in Year 3.

4th September 2015 - New Module Added

CIS2140 Mobile Apps (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2.

4th September 2015 - Change of Modules

CIS1102 Digital World 1: Computer Architecture and Networks (20 credits) and CIS1103 Digital World 2: Information Systems and Design (20 credits) replace CIS1100 Computer Systems in a Digital World (40 credits) in Year 1. CIS2137 Employability with Placement (20 credits) replaces CIS2136 Work Related Learning (20 credits) in Year 2.

BSc (Hons) Computing

27th June 2019 - Withdrawal of Module

It is no longer possible to study a Language module as an integrated part of this degree. You can still learn a language as additional study, however, through our Language Steps classes.

8th January 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

With effect from academic year 2019/20 entry, the requirement to demonstrate evidence of numeracy is changing to GCSE Mathematics at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent).

15th November 2016 - Change of Modules

Although the broad themes of the programme remain largely the same, the majority of previous modules have been replaced with a suite of new modules. This new programme structure is being implemented from September 2017 entry.

26th May 2016 - New Modules Added

CIS2300 Fundamentals of Web Coding (20 credits), CIS2301 Server and Client-Side Scripting (20 credits), CIS2304 Fundamentals of User Experience Design (20 credits) and CIS2607 Entrepreneurship (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 2.

25th May 2016 - Change of Module

CIS2141 Database Fundamentals (20 credits) replaces CIS2100 Introduction to Databases (20 credits) as a compulsory module in Year 2.

17th September 2015 - New Module Added

CIS3112 Streaming Media (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3.

4th September 2015 - New Module Added

CIS2140 Mobile Apps (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2.

4th September 2015 - Change of Modules

CIS1102 Digital World 1: Computer Architecture and Networks (20 credits) and CIS1103 Digital World 2: Information Systems and Design (20 credits) replace CIS1100 Computer Systems in a Digital World (40 credits) in Year 1. CIS2137 Employability with Placement (20 credits) replaces CIS2136 Work Related Learning (20 credits) in Year 2. CIS3300 Research and Development Project (30 credits) replaces the choice of either CIS3121 Dissertation (30 credits) or CI3122 Computing/Web Development Project (30 credits) in Year 3.

MSc Computing

5th January 2017 - Change of Modules

Although the broad themes of the programme remain largely the same, all previous modules have been replaced with a suite of new modules. This new programme structure is being implemented from September 2017 entry.

26th May 2016 - Change of Module

CIS4208 Research and Development Project (60 credits) replaces CIS4108 Research and Development Project (60 credits) as a compulsory module.

17th September 2015 - Change of Modules

CIS4025 Industrial Placement (10 credits) replaces BUS4025 Industrial Placement (10 credits), CIS4444 Reflective Practitioner (10 credits) replaces BUS4444 Reflective Practitioner (10 credits), and CIS4206 Research Methods (10 credits) replaces BUS4006 Research Methods (10 credits).

BSc (Hons) Computing (Games Programming)

27th June 2019 - Withdrawal of Module

It is no longer possible to study a Language module as an integrated part of this degree. You can still learn a language as additional study, however, through our Language Steps classes.

15th January 2019 - Change of Modules

CIS3161 Research Methods (20 credits) replaces CIS3145 Distributed Systems (20 credits) as a compulsory module in Year 3.

8th January 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

With effect from academic year 2019/20 entry, the requirement to demonstrate evidence of numeracy is changing to GCSE Mathematics at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent).

23rd November 2017 - Change to Accreditation Status

Previously carrying initial accreditation, this programme is now fully accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered IT Professional.

15th November 2016 - Change of Modules

Although the broad themes of the programme remain largely the same, the majority of previous modules have been replaced with a suite of new modules. This new programme structure is being implemented from September 2017 entry.

26th May 2016 - Change of Modules

CIS3110 Distributed Systems (20 credits) replaces CIS3104 Mobile Application Development (20 credits) as a compulsory module in Year 3.

26th May 2016 - New Module Added

CIS2607 Entrepreneurship (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2.

17th September 2015 - Change to Module Description

New module description added for CIS3112 Streaming Media (20 credits) to reflect revised module content.

17th September 2015 - Change to Module Status

CIS2110 Physical Computing: Input and Output (20 credits) changed from compulsory to elective in Year 2. Students will choose between this module and CIS2140 Mobile Apps (20 credits).

4th September 2015 - New Module Added

CIS2140 Mobile Apps (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2.

4th September 2015 - Change of Modules

CIS1102 Digital World 1: Computer Architecture and Networks (20 credits) and CIS1103 Digital World 2: Information Systems and Design (20 credits) replace CIS1100 Computer Systems in a Digital World (40 credits) in Year 1. CIS2137 Employability with Placement (20 credits) replaces CIS2136 Work Related Learning (20 credits) in Year 2. CIS3300 Research and Development Project (30 credits) replaces the choice of either CIS3121 Dissertation (30 credits) or CI3122 Computing/Web Development Project (30 credits) in Year 3.

BSc (Hons) Computing (Networking, Security and Forensics)

27th June 2019 - Withdrawal of Module

It is no longer possible to study a Language module as an integrated part of this degree. You can still learn a language as additional study, however, through our Language Steps classes.

15th January 2019 - Changes to Module Status

CIS2165 Introduction to Forensics (20 credits) changes from optional to compulsory and CIS2143 Databases (20 credits) changes from compulsory to optional in Year 2.

8th January 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

With effect from academic year 2019/20 entry, the requirement to demonstrate evidence of numeracy is changing to GCSE Mathematics at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent).

23rd November 2017 - Change to Accreditation Status

Previously carrying initial accreditation, this programme is now fully accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered IT Professional.

6th February 2017 - Change to Entry Requirements

112 UCAS Tariff points will be required to join this programme from September 2018 entry, plus evidence of numeracy.

15th November 2016 - Change of Modules

Although the broad themes of the programme remain largely the same, the majority of previous modules have been replaced with a suite of new modules. This new programme structure is being implemented from September 2017 entry.

26th May 2016 - New Module Added

CIS2607 Entrepreneurship (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2.

25th May 2016 - Change of Module

CIS2141 Database Fundamentals (20 credits) replaces CIS2100 Introduction to Databases (20 credits) as a compulsory module in Year 2.

4th September 2015 - New Module Added

CIS2140 Mobile Apps (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2.

4th September 2015 - Change of Modules

CIS1102 Digital World 1: Computer Architecture and Networks (20 credits) and CIS1103 Digital World 2: Information Systems and Design (20 credits) replace CIS1100 Computer Systems in a Digital World (40 credits) in Year 1. CIS2137 Employability with Placement (20 credits) replaces CIS2136 Work Related Learning (20 credits) in Year 2. CIS3300 Research and Development Project (30 credits) replaces the choice of either CIS3121 Dissertation (30 credits) or CI3122 Computing/Web Development Project (30 credits) in Year 3.

MSc Conservation Management

17th April 2019 - Accreditation Gained

The programme is now accredited by The Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management.

28th July 2017 - Change to Mode of Study

The course can be studied in 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time. It is no longer possible to study this course for longer than 2 years part-time.

14th July 2017 - Change of Module

GEO4005 GIS and Cartography for Conservation Management (10 credits) replaces MCM4005 GIS and Cartography for Conservation Management (10 credits) as an optional module.

20th January 2017 - Change of Modules

MCM4013 Invertebrate Ecology (20 credits) replaces MCM4009 Invertebrate Ecology (10 credits) and MCM4014 Field Botany (20 credits) replaces MCM4012 Field Botany (20 credits) as compulsory modules.

MCM4004 Remote Sensing for Conservation Management (10 credits) is no longer available and has been removed from this programme.

BA (Hons) Counselling and Psychotherapy

27th August 2019 - Sandwich Year Option Added

The programme now includes the option of a sandwich year.

23rd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

104-112 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

17th September 2018 - Change of Module

From September 2019 entry, HUG1137 Introduction to Professional and Academic Skills (20 credits) replaces FDH1100 Essential Study Skills for Undergraduates (20 credits) as a compulsory module in Year 1.

15th January 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

With effect from academic year 2019/20 entry, applicants will no longer be required to have at least five GCSEs at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent) in order to join this programme.

1st December 2017 - Change to Placement Requirements

The requirement to complete a minimum of 100 hours of client work across Years 2 and 3 has been changed. You will now be required to undertake counselling placements in years 2 and 3, completing a minimum of 15 hours of client work in Year 2 and a minimum of 100 hours of client work in Year 3. This client work forms part of HUG2302 Supervised Practice (30 credits) in Year 2 and HUG3245 Advanced Supervised Practice (30 credits) in Year 3.

BA (Hons) Creative Writing

23rd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

26th March 2018 - Change of Modules

WRI3026 Experiments in Writing (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3. WRI3023 The Art of Screenwriting (20 credits) changes from compulsory to optional in Year 3.

13th March 2018 - Change of Modules

WRI1020 Introduction to Scriptwriting (20 credits) changes from optional compulsory in Year 1. A Language module can now be chosen instead of either WRI1017 Introduction to Writing for Narrative Games (20 credits) or WRI1022 Introduction to Non-Fiction (20 credits).

LIT2027 Texts in Motion: Film Adaptation (20 credits) and LIT2046 Pilgrims Progress: British Children\’s Literature from the 18th Century to the Present Day (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 2.

WRI3021 Poetry and Innovative Form (20 credits) and WRI3022 Advanced Fiction (20 credits) changes from compulsory to optional in Year 3.

6th February 2018 - Change of Modules

WRI2027 Genre and Popular Writing (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2. WRI2019 The Graphic Novel (20 credits), WRI2021 Genre and Popular Fiction (20 credits) and WRI2022 Poetry, Film and the Deep Image (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 2.

12th April 2017 - Elective Module Choice

With effect from academic year 2017/18, you may be able to apply to substitute one 20 credit optional module in Year 2 and/or one 20 credit optional module in Year 3 with alternative elective modules from outside the programme curriculum. Some restrictions on elective module choice may apply.

10th April 2017 - Withdrawal of Modules

With the exception of LIT2027 Texts In Motion (20 credits) and LIT2046 Pilgrims Progress: British Children\’s Literature From The Eighteenth Century to the Present Day (20 credits), all Literature modules have been removed as options from this degree.

9th June 2016 - New Module Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.

26th May 2016 - New Modules Added

LIT2020 Renaissance Drama (20 credits), LIT2021 Renaissance Prose and Poetry (20 credits), LIT2022 Literature 1660-1760 (20 credits), LIT2023 Romanticism (20 credits), LIT2025 Satire in the Long Eighteenth Century (20 credits), LIT2028 Writing The Female Body (20 credits), LIT2033 First World War Poetry (20 credits) and LIT2034 Rogues’ Gallery: Crime and Criminality in the Long Nineteenth Century (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 2.

LIT3021 The Victorian Novel (20 credits), LIT3022 Victorian Poetry (20 credits), LIT3023 Modernism (20 credits), LIT3024 The Sense of an Ending: Late Twentieth Century Literature (20 credits), LIT3030 Sexuality and Subversion (20 credits), LIT3032 The Shakespeare Problem (20 credits), LIT3033 Late Victorian Gothic: Deviance, Decadance, Degeneration (20 credits) and LIT3036 Imperialism and Textuality (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 3.

24th February 2016 - Change of Modules

Although the broad themes of the programme remain largely the same, the vast majority of modules have been replaced by new/updated versions, with a small number of additional modules added. This new programme structure is being implemented from September 2016 entry.

There is also now the option of selecting a Language module in French, Spanish or Mandarin as an integral part of this degree in Year 1. A Language module is also available as a Year 2 option, providing a Language module was studied in Year 1.

MA Creative Writing

This page outlines any material changes to course content, programme structure, assessment methods, entry criteria, and modes of study or delivery, implemented in the past two years. No material changes have been made to the information for this programme in that time. Any future amends will be tracked here.

BA (Hons) Creative Writing and Drama

22nd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

15th January 2019 - New Modules Added

WRI3020 The Writer at Work (20 credits) and WRI3024 Writing for Digital Adventure Games (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 3.

26th March 2018 - Change of Modules

WRI3026 Experiments in Writing (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3. WRI3021 Poetry and Innovative Form (20 credits) and WRI3022 Advanced Fiction (20 credits) change from compulsory to optional in Year 3.

10th April 2017 - Change of Modules

DRA2107 The Art and Craft of the Playwright (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2.

DRA3104 Theatre, Gender and Sexual Politics (20 credits) and DRA3105 Theatre of War (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 3. PAR3106 Arts and Enterprise (20 credits) removed as an optional module in Year 3.

10th June 2016 - Change of Modules

DRA1101 Drama, Theatre and the Idea of the Play: Concepts, Cultures, Contexts (20 credits) changed from compulsory to optional in Year 1. DRA1103 Introducing the Art of the Actor: Text, Voice, Chorus (20 credits) and DRA1104 Staging the Play: Text into Action (20 credits) changed from optional to compulsory in Year 1.

DRA2101 The Modern Age of Drama: Forms, Movements, Modernity (20 credits) changed from compulsory to optional in Year 2. DRA2102 Modern Theatre Practitioners: Principles, Practices, Purposes (20 credits) and DRA2104 The Making of Modern Theatre: Staging Classic Modern Plays (20 credits) changed from optional to compulsory in Year 2. DRA2103 Modern Rehearsal Strategies: Process Research (20 credits), DRA2107 The Art and Craft of the Playwright (20 credits), DRA2108 The Art of the Actor and Rise of the Director (20 credits), DRA2109 English Renaissance Tragedy: The Theatre of Sweet Violence and Wild Justice (20 credits) and DRA2110 The Dramatic Art of Comedy: Making Purposeful Laughter in the Theatre (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 2.

DRA3101 Researching Contemporary Drama: Theatre and Postmodernity (20 credits) changed from compulsory to optional in Year 3. DRA3102 The Contemporary Ensemble: Theatre Manifestos (20 credits) and PAR3104 Dissertation (20 credits) changed from optional to compulsory in Year 3. DRA3103 Acting and Directing Reconsidered (20 credits), DRA3104 Theatre, Gender and Sexual Politics (20 credits), DRA3105 Theatre of War: Ideological Conflict and Political Commitment in Drama (20 credits), DRA3106 Postcolonial Theatres (20 credits) and PAR3103 Ensemble Production Project (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 3.

9th June 2016 - New Module Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.

20th April 2016 - Change of Modules

WRI1018 Introduction to Poetry (20 credits) replaces WRI1010 Introduction to Poetry (20 credits), WRI1019 Introduction to Fiction (20 credits) replaces WRI1011 Introduction to Fiction (20 credits), and WRI1020 Introduction to Scriptwriting (20 credits) replaces WRI1012 Introduction to Scriptwriting (20 credits) in Year 1.

WRI2023 The Art of Poetry (20 credits) replaces WRI2010 The Art of Poetry (20 credits), WRI2024 Writing Short Stories (20 credits) replaces WRI2011 Writing Short Stories (20 credits), and WRI2025 The Art of Scriptwriting (20 credits) replaces WRI2012 The Art of Scriptwriting (20 credits) in Year 2.

WRI3021 Poetry and Innovative Form (20 credits) replaces WRI3010 Poetry and Innovative Form (20 credits), WRI3022 Advanced Fiction Writing (20 credits) replaces WRI3011 Advanced Fiction Writing (20 credits), and WRI3023 The Art of Screenwriting (20 credits) replaces WRI3012 The Art of Screenwriting (20 credits) in Year 3.

BA (Hons) Creative Writing and English Literature

11th March 2019 - New Module Added

LIT2051 Special Author 1 (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2.

23rd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

15th January 2019 - New Modules Added

LIT2027 Texts in Motion: Film Adaptation (20 credits) and LIT2040 Renaissance Literature: Self and Society (20 credits) removed as an optional module.

LIT3054 Special Topic 2 (20 credits), WRI3020 The Writer at Work (20 credits) and WRI3024 Writing for Digital Adventure Games (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 3. LIT3041 The Victorians at Play (20 credits), LIT3046 Narratives of Nation and Empire (20 credits), LIT3047 Neo-Victorian Literature and Culture (20 credits), LIT3048 Sex, Drugs and Rock N Roll: Young Adult Fiction (20 credits) and LIT3051 The Shakespeare Problem (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 3.

26th March 2018 - Change of Modules

WRI3020 The Writer At Work (20 credits) removed as an optional module in Year 3. WRI3026 Experiments in Writing (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3. WRI3021 Poetry and Innovative Form (20 credits) and WRI3022 Advanced Fiction (20 credits) change from compulsory to optional in Year 3.

6th February 2018 - Change of Module

LIT1024 Literary History (20 credits) replaces LIT1022 Introduction to Literary Periods and Genres 1 (20 credits) as an optional module in Year 1.

6th July 2017 - Withdrawal of Modules

LIT3034 Gothic Romanticism (20 credits), LIT3044 Early American Literature 1500-1865 (20 credits), LIT3052 Late Victorian Gothic (20 credits), LIT3124 Dickens and Popular Culture (20 credits) and LIT3125 Speculative Fiction (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 3.

10th April 2017 - Withdrawal of Modules

LIT2042 Literature and Globalisation (20 credits), LIT2043 Literatures of Conflict (20 credits), LIT2044 About Love (20 credits), LIT2045 Modern American Literature: 1865 to the Present Day (20 credits), LIT2047 Producing A Literary Publication (20 credits), LIT2051 Special Author 1 (20 credits), LIT2052 Satire in the Long Eighteenth Century (20 credits), LIT2053 Writing The Female Body (20 credits), LIT2054 Writing The Supernatural (20 credits), LIT2055 Rogues\’ Gallery: Crime and Criminality In the Long Nineteenth Century (20 credits), LIT2056 Vampire Fictions (20 credits) and WRI2019 The Graphic Novel (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 2.

9th June 2016 - New Module Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.

26th May 2016 - New Modules Added

WRI2019 The Graphic Novel (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2. WRI3020 The Writer at Work (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3.

20th April 2016 - Change of Modules

Although the broad themes of the programme remain largely the same, the vast majority of modules have been replaced by new/updated versions, with a small number of additional modules added. This new programme structure is being implemented from September 2016 entry.

There is also now the option of selecting a Language module in French, Spanish or Mandarin as an integral part of this degree in Year 1. A Language module is also available as a Year 2 option, providing a Language module was studied in Year 1.

BA (Hons) Creative Writing and Film Studies

23rd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

15th January 2019 - Change of Modules

FLM1020 How to Read a Film: Sound and Image (20 credits) and FLM1024 How to Read a Film: Approaches (20 credits) replace FLM1011 How to Read a Film: Sound and Image (20 credits) and FLM1014 How to Read a Film: Approaches (20 credits) as compulsory modules in Year 1. FLM1022 World Cinemas: Europe (20 credits) and FLM1025 World Cinemas: Beyond Europe (20 credits) replace FLM1013 World Cinemas: Europe (20 credits) and FLM1016 World Cinemas: Beyond Europe (20 credits) as optional modules in Year 1.

WRI3020 The Writer at Work (20 credits) and WRI3024 Writing for Digital Adventure Games (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 3.

26th March 2018 - Change of Modules

WRI3026 Experiments in Writing (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3. WRI3021 Poetry and Innovative Form (20 credits) and WRI3022 Advanced Fiction (20 credits) change from compulsory to optional in Year 3.

9th June 2016 - New Module Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.

21st April 2016 - Change of Modules

WRI1018 Introduction to Poetry (20 credits) replaces WRI1010 Introduction to Poetry (20 credits), WRI1019 Introduction to Fiction (20 credits) replaces WRI1011 Introduction to Fiction (20 credits), and WRI1020 Introduction to Scriptwriting (20 credits) replaces WRI1012 Introduction to Scriptwriting (20 credits) in Year 1. FLM1012 Cinema in Context: 1895-1945 (20 credits) and FLM1015 Cinema in Context: 1945-Present (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 1. There is also now the option of selecting a Language module in French, Spanish or Mandarin as an integral part of this degree in Year 1.

WRI2023 The Art of Poetry (20 credits) replaces WRI2010 The Art of Poetry (20 credits), WRI2024 Writing Short Stories (20 credits) replaces WRI2011 Writing Short Stories (20 credits), and WRI2025 The Art of Scriptwriting (20 credits) replaces WRI2012 The Art of Scriptwriting (20 credits) in Year 2. FLM2031 Realism and the Cinema (20 credits) and FLM2034 Identity and Representation (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 2. A Language module is also available as a Year 2 option, providing a Language module was studied in Year 1.

WRI3021 Poetry and Innovative Form (20 credits) replaces WRI3010 Poetry and Innovative Form (20 credits), WRI3022 Advanced Fiction Writing (20 credits) replaces WRI3011 Advanced Fiction Writing (20 credits), and WRI3023 The Art of Screenwriting (20 credits) replaces WRI3012 The Art of Screenwriting (20 credits) in Year 3. FLM3022 Cinema and National Identity (20 credits), FLM3023 Cult Cinema (20 credits), FLM3026 Non-Western Cinema Case Study (20 credits), FLM3027 Animation and the Cinema (20 credits, and FLM3038 Contemporary Film Culture and Future Cinemas (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 3.

BA (Hons) Criminology

23rd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

20th January 2017 - Change of Modules

CRI2028 Youth Justice (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2. CRI2020 Youth Justice 1 (20 credits) and CRI2021 Youth Justice 2 (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 2.

CRI3114 Learning Together: The Sociological Imagination (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3.

3rd November 2016 - Withdrawal of Module

It is no longer possible to graduate from this degree with the award title of BA (Hons) Criminology (Youth Justice). This means that module CRI3111 Research Report (20 credits) which was only available on this pathway will no longer be available in Year 3.

17th October 2016 - New Module Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.

BA (Hons) Criminology and Law

23rd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

15th January 2019 - New Module Added

CRI3114 Learning Together: The Sociological Imagination (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3.

18th July 2018 - Change to Module Assessment

The module assessment for LAW10001 Legal Methods and Systems (20 credits) has changed to 50% Written Exam(s) and 50% Practical(s).

20th January 2017 - Change of Module

CRI2028 Youth Justice (20 credits) replaces CRI2020 Youth Justice 1 (20 credits) as an optional module in Year 2.

BA (Hons) Criminology and Psychology

15th January 2019 - New Module Added

CRI3114 Learning Together: The Sociological Imagination (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3.

16th March 2017 - Withdrawal of Module

PSY2116 Research Methods and Data Analysis (20 credits) removed as a compulsory module in Year 2. This means that three modules will now be chosen from the options of PSY2112 Developmental Psychology (20 credits), PSY2113 Social Psychology (20 credits), PSY2114 Cognitive Psychology (20 credits) and PSY2115 Biological Psychology (20 credits).

20th January 2017 - New Module Added

PSY3144 Psychology of Language (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3.

BA (Hons) Criminology and Sociology

15th January 2019 - Change to Module Status

There is no longer a requirement that students must take CRI3021 Crimes of the Powerful 1 (20 credits) in order to study CRI3022 Crimes of the Powerful 2 (20 credits) as an optional module in Year 3.

12th March 2018 - New Module Added

CRI3114 Learning Together: The Sociological Imagination (20 credits) and SPY3118 Childhood and Sexuality (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 3.

20th January 2017 - Change of Module

CRI2028 Youth Justice (20 credits) replaces CRI2020 Youth Justice 1 (20 credits) as an optional module in Year 2.

9th June 2016 - New Module Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 3 option, providing a Language module was studied in Year 2.

24th May 2016 - Change of Modules

Although the broad themes of the programme remain largely the same, all previous modules have been replaced with a suite of new modules. This new programme structure is being implemented from September 2016 entry.

There is also now the option of selecting a Language module in French, Spanish or Mandarin as an integral part of this degree in Year 2.

BSc (Hons) Critical Approaches to Counselling and Psychotherapy

27th August 2019 - Sandwich Year Option Added

The programme now includes the option of a sandwich year.

23rd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

104-112 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

MSc Cyber Security

5th January 2017 - Change of Modules

Although the broad themes of the programme remain largely the same, all previous modules have been replaced with a suite of new modules. This new programme structure is being implemented from September 2017 entry.

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BA (Hons) Dance

22nd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

15th January 2019 - Withdrawal of Module

TEC1100 Introduction to Technical Theatre (20 credits) removed as an optional module in Year 1.

12th April 2017 - Elective Module Choice

With effect from academic year 2017/18, you may be able to apply to substitute one 20 credit optional module in Year 2 and/or one 20 credit optional module in Year 3 with alternative elective modules from outside the programme curriculum. Some restrictions on elective module choice may apply.

10th April 2017 - Withdrawal of Modules

CIR2102 Clown (20 credits), DAN2108 Movement for the Singing Actor (20 credits), DES2101 Visual Dramaturgy (20 credits), DES2104 Costume for Performance (20 credits), DES2105 The Body in Costume (20 credits), DES2107 Introduction to Prosthetic Makeup (20 credits), DRA2105 Imagining Better Worlds: Theatre, Learning and Development (20 credits), DRA2107 The Art and Craft of the Playwright (20 credits), DRA2108 The Art of the Actor and Rise of the Director (20 credits), DRA2109 English Renaissance Tragedy (20 credits), The Theatre of Sweet Violence and Wild Justice (20 credits), DRA2110 The Dramatic Art of Comedy: Making Purposeful Laughter in the Theatre (20 credits), MUS2105 Popular Musicals (20 credits), PFA2101 Site Specific Performance (20 credits), PFA2104 Light and Projection in Performance (20 credits), PFA2105 Nineteenth Century Popular Performance (20 credits), PFA2107 Multimedia Shakespeare (20 credits) and TEC2100 Developing Technical Theatre Skills (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 2.

AER3001 Aerial Performance 2 (20 credits), CIR3102 Applied Circus (20 credits), DES3101 The Scenographic Space (20 credits), DES3103 Scenographic Costumes (20 credits), DES3104 Advanced Prosthetic Makeup and Special Effects (20 credits), DES3105 Practice as Research in Costume (20 credits), DRA3103 Acting and Directing Reconsidered (20 credits), DRA3104 Theatre, Gender and Sexual Politics (20 credits), DRA3105 Theatre of War: Ideological Conflict and Political Commitment in Drama (20 credits), DRA3106 Postcolonial Theatres (20 credits), DRA3107 On The Road: Enabling Better Worlds (20 credits), DRA3108 Event Planning and Management (20 credits), MUS3102 Contemporary Musical Theatres (20 credits), MUS3103 American Musicals (20 credits), PFA3104 Drag Kings and Drag Queens (20 credits), PFA3106 Autobiographical Performance(20 credits), PFA3107 Contemporary Popular Performance (20 credits) and TEC3100 Advanced Technical Theatre Skills (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 3.

18th October 2016 - New Module Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.

BA (Hons) Dance and Drama

22nd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

12th March 2018 - Change of Modules

DES2104 Costume for Performance (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2. TES2100 Developing Technical Theatre Skills (20 credits)  removed as an optional module in Year 2.

DES3103 Scenographic Costumes (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3. DRA3108 Event Planning and Management (20 credits) and TEC3100 Advanced Technical Theatre Skills (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 3.

18th October 2016 - New Module Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.

BSc (Hons) Data Science

27th June 2019 - Withdrawal of Modules

It is no longer possible to study a Language module as an integrated part of this degree. You can still learn a language as additional study, however, through our Language Steps classes.

CIS1110 Web Design and Development (20 credits) removed as an optional module in Year 1.

23rd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

8th January 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

With effect from academic year 2019/20 entry, the requirement to demonstrate evidence of numeracy is changing to GCSE Mathematics at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent).

PhD Doctor of Philosophy

This page outlines any material changes to course content, programme structure, assessment methods, entry criteria, and modes of study or delivery, implemented in the past two years. No material changes have been made to the information for this programme in that time. Any future amends will be tracked here.

BA (Hons) Drama

22nd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

15th January 2019 - Withdrawal of Module

TEC1100 Introduction to Technical Theatre (20 credits) removed as an optional module in Year 1.

12th March 2018 - Change of Modules

DES2104 Costume for Performance (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2. TES2100 Developing Technical Theatre Skills (20 credits)  removed as an optional module in Year 2.

DES3103 Scenographic Costumes (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3. DRA3108 Event Planning and Management (20 credits) and TEC3100 Advanced Technical Theatre Skills (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 3.

12th April 2017 - Elective Module Choice

With effect from academic year 2017/18, you may be able to apply to substitute one 20 credit optional module in Year 2 and/or one 20 credit optional module in Year 3 with alternative elective modules from outside the programme curriculum. Some restrictions on elective module choice may apply.

12th April 2017 - Withdrawal of Modules

CIR2102 Clown (20 credits), CIR2103 Contemporary Circus (20 credits), CIR2104 Aerial Dance: Breaking Ground (20 credits), CIR2105 Aerial Circus Performance (20 credits), DAN2107 Dance Theatre Performance (20 credits), DAN2108 Movement for the Singing Actor (20 credits), DES2101 Visual Dramaturgy (20 credits), DES2104 Costume for Performance (20 credits), DES2105 The Body in Costume (20 credits), DES2107 Introduction to Prosthetic Makeup (20 credits), DRA2109 English Renaissance Tragedy: The Theatre of Sweet Violence and Wild Justice (20 credits), MUS2105 Popular Musicals (20 credits), PFA2101 Site Specific Performance (20 credits), PFA2104 Light and Projection in Performance (20 credits), PFA2105 Nineteenth Century Popular Performance (20 credits) and PFA2107 Multimedia Shakespeare (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 2.

AER3001 Aerial Performance 2 (20 credits), CIR3102 Applied Circus (20 credits), CIR3103 Circus and Silent Movies (20 credits), CIR3104 Independent Aerial Projects (20 credits), DAN3104 Jazz Dance (20 credits), DES3101 The Scenographic Space (20 credits), DES3103 Scenographic Costumes (20 credits), DES3104 Advance Prosthetic Makeup and Special Effects (20 credits), DES3105 Practice as Research in Costume (20 credits), DRA3106 Postcolonial Theatres (20 credits), MUS3102 Contemporary Musical Theatres (20 credits), MUS3103 American Musicals (20 credits), PAR3106 Arts and Enterprise (20 credits), PFA3103 Installation and Immersive Performance (20 credits), PFA3104 Drag Kings and Drag Queens (20 credits), PFA3106 Autobiographical Performance (20 credits), PFA3107 Contemporary Popular Performance (20 credits) and PFA3108 Dancing Anarchy (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 3.

18th October 2016 - New Module Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.

BA (Hons) Drama and English Literature

11th March 2019 - New Modules Added

LIT2051 Special Author 1 (20 credits) and LIT2057 Contemporary American Literature (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 2.

22nd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

16th January 2019 - Change of Modules

LIT2027 Texts in Motion: Film Adaptation (20 credits) and LIT2040 Renaissance Literature: Self and Society (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 2.

LIT3054 Special Topic 2 (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3. LIT3041 The Victorians at Play (20 credits), LIT3046 Narratives of Nation and Empire (20 credits), LIT3047 Neo-Victorian Literature and Culture (20 credits), LIT3048 Sex, Drugs and Rock N Roll: Young Adult Fiction (20 credits) and LIT3051 The Shakespeare Problem (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 3.

6th February 2018 - Change of Module

LIT1024 Literary History (20 credits) replaces LIT1022 Introduction to Literary Periods and Genres 1 (20 credits) as an optional module in Year 1.

6th July 2017 - Withdrawal of Modules

LIT3034 Gothic Romanticism (20 credits), LIT3044 Early American Literature 1500-1865 (20 credits), LIT3052 Late Victorian Gothic (20 credits), LIT3124 Dickens and Popular Culture (20 credits) and LIT3125 Speculative Fiction (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 3.

10th April 2017 - Change of Modules

DRA2107 The Art and Craft of the Playwright (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2. LIT2042 Literature and Globalisation (20 credits), LIT2043 Literatures of Conflict (20 credits), LIT2044 About Love (20 credits), LIT2045 Modern American Literature: 1865 to the Present Day (20 credits), LIT2047 Producing A Literary Publication (20 credits), LIT2051 Special Author 1 (20 credits), LIT2052 Satire in the Long Eighteenth Century (20 credits), LIT2053 Writing The Female Body (20 credits), LIT2054 Writing The Supernatural (20 credits), LIT2055 Rogues\’ Gallery: Crime and Criminality In the Long Nineteenth Century (20 credits) and LIT2056 Vampire Fictions (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 2.

DRA3104 Theatre, Gender and Sexual Politics (20 credits) and DRA3105 Theatre of War (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 3. PAR3106 Arts and Enterprise (20 credits) removed as an optional module in Year 3.

10th June 2016 - New Module Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.

10th June 2016 - Change of Modules

DRA1101 Drama, Theatre and the Idea of the Play: Concepts, Cultures, Contexts (20 credits) changed from compulsory to optional in Year 1. DRA1103 Introducing the Art of the Actor: Text, Voice, Chorus (20 credits) and DRA1104 Staging the Play: Text into Action (20 credits) changed from optional to compulsory in Year 1.

DRA2101 The Modern Age of Drama: Forms, Movements, Modernity (20 credits) changed from compulsory to optional in Year 2. DRA2102 Modern Theatre Practitioners: Principles, Practices, Purposes (20 credits) and DRA2104 The Making of Modern Theatre: Staging Classic Modern Plays (20 credits) changed from optional to compulsory in Year 2. DRA2103 Modern Rehearsal Strategies: Process Research (20 credits), DRA2107 The Art and Craft of the Playwright (20 credits), DRA2108 The Art of the Actor and Rise of the Director (20 credits), DRA2109 English Renaissance Tragedy: The Theatre of Sweet Violence and Wild Justice (20 credits) and DRA2110 The Dramatic Art of Comedy: Making Purposeful Laughter in the Theatre (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 2.

DRA3101 Researching Contemporary Drama: Theatre and Postmodernity (20 credits) changed from compulsory to optional in Year 3. DRA3102 The Contemporary Ensemble: Theatre Manifestos (20 credits) and PAR3104 Dissertation (20 credits) changed from optional to compulsory in Year 3. DRA3103 Acting and Directing Reconsidered (20 credits), DRA3104 Theatre, Gender and Sexual Politics (20 credits), DRA3105 Theatre of War: Ideological Conflict and Political Commitment in Drama (20 credits), DRA3106 Postcolonial Theatres (20 credits) and PAR3103 Ensemble Production Project (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 3.

26th May 2016 - New Modules Added

WRI2019 The Graphic Novel (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2. WRI3020 The Writer at Work (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3.

20th April 2016 - Change of Modules

Although the broad themes of the programme remain largely the same, the vast majority of English Literature modules have been replaced by new/updated versions, with a small number of additional modules added. This new programme structure is being implemented from September 2016 entry.

BA (Hons) Drama and Film Studies

22nd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

15th January 2019 - Change of Modules

FLM1020 How to Read a Film: Sound and Image (20 credits) and FLM1024 How to Read a Film: Approaches (20 credits) replace FLM1011 How to Read a Film: Sound and Image (20 credits) and FLM1014 How to Read a Film: Approaches (20 credits) as compulsory modules in Year 1. FLM1022 World Cinemas: Europe (20 credits) and FLM1025 World Cinemas: Beyond Europe (20 credits) replace FLM1013 World Cinemas: Europe (20 credits) and FLM1016 World Cinemas: Beyond Europe (20 credits) as optional modules in Year 1.

10th April 2017 - Change of Modules

DRA2107 The Art and Craft of the Playwright (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2.

DRA3104 Theatre, Gender and Sexual Politics (20 credits) and DRA3105 Theatre of War (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 3. PAR3106 Arts and Enterprise (20 credits) removed as an optional module in Year 3.

10th June 2016 - Change of Modules

DRA1101 Drama, Theatre and the Idea of the Play: Concepts, Cultures, Contexts (20 credits) changed from compulsory to optional in Year 1. DRA1103 Introducing the Art of the Actor: Text, Voice, Chorus (20 credits) and DRA1104 Staging the Play: Text into Action (20 credits) changed from optional to compulsory in Year 1.

DRA2101 The Modern Age of Drama: Forms, Movements, Modernity (20 credits) changed from compulsory to optional in Year 2. DRA2102 Modern Theatre Practitioners: Principles, Practices, Purposes (20 credits) and DRA2104 The Making of Modern Theatre: Staging Classic Modern Plays (20 credits) changed from optional to compulsory in Year 2. DRA2103 Modern Rehearsal Strategies: Process Research (20 credits), DRA2107 The Art and Craft of the Playwright (20 credits), DRA2108 The Art of the Actor and Rise of the Director (20 credits), DRA2109 English Renaissance Tragedy: The Theatre of Sweet Violence and Wild Justice (20 credits) and DRA2110 The Dramatic Art of Comedy: Making Purposeful Laughter in the Theatre (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 2.

DRA3101 Researching Contemporary Drama: Theatre and Postmodernity (20 credits) changed from compulsory to optional in Year 3. DRA3102 The Contemporary Ensemble: Theatre Manifestos (20 credits) and PAR3104 Dissertation (20 credits) changed from optional to compulsory in Year 3. DRA3103 Acting and Directing Reconsidered (20 credits), DRA3104 Theatre, Gender and Sexual Politics (20 credits), DRA3105 Theatre of War: Ideological Conflict and Political Commitment in Drama (20 credits), DRA3106 Postcolonial Theatres (20 credits) and PAR3103 Ensemble Production Project (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 3.

10th June 2016 - New Module Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.

20th April 2016 - Change of Modules

FLM1012 Cinema in Context: 1895-1945 (20 credits) and FLM1015 Cinema in Context: 1945-Present (20 credits) removed as optional Year 1 modules.

FLM2031 Realism and the Cinema (20 credits) and FLM2034 Identity and Representation (20 credits) removed as optional Year 2 modules. FLM2035 Censorship and the Cinema (20 credits) added as a Year 2 module which is compulsory unless an optional Language module is selected in its place.

FLM3022 Cinema and National Identity (20 credits), FLM3023 Cult Cinema (20 credits), FLM3026 Non-Western Cinema Case Study (20 credits), FLM3027 Animation and the Cinema (20 credits) and FLM3028 Contemporary Film Culture and Future Cinemas (20 credits) removed as optional Year 3 modules. MED3234 American Independent Cinema (20 credits) and MED3235 Contemporary European Cinema (20 credits) added as optional Year 3 modules.

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BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies

24th January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

104-112 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

25th September 2018 - New Module Added

SPY3128 Graduate Practitioner Professional and Reflective Practice (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3.

12th March 2018 - Change of Modules

SPY1105 Understanding Social Concepts (20 credits) removed as a compulsory module from Year 1. EYT1003 Early Years Pedagogy (20 credits) and SPY1104 Introduction to Social Policy and Welfare (20 credits) changes from optional to compulsory in Year 1. SPY1115 Learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) (20 credits) changes from compulsory to optional in Year 1, enabling a Language module to be studied in Year 1 as an alternative to this option (previously Language modules were only available in Years 2 and 3 of this degree).

7th February 2018 - New Module Added

SPY3048 Critical Autism Studies (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3.

6th July 2017 - New Module Added

EYT1003 Early Years Pedagogy (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 1. SPY1104 Introduction to Social Policy and Welfare (20 credits) in Year 1 changes from compulsory to optional.

9th June 2016 - New Module Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.

23rd May 2016 - Change of Modules

All previous modules have been replaced with a suite of new modules, covering both the broad themes of the old programme and new areas of specialism. This new programme structure is being implemented from September 2016 entry.

There is also now the option of selecting a Language module in French, Spanish or Mandarin as an integral part of this degree in Year 2.

4th February 2016 - Change to Entry Requirements

Entry criteria reduced from 300 points on the current UCAS Tariff for 2016/17 entry to 112 points on the new UCAS Tariff for 2017/18 entry. This is equivalent to the requirements changing from BBB to BBC for A Level grades and DDM to DMM for BTEC Extended Diploma awards (or a combination of BTEC QCF qualifications). The reduction is effective from 2017/18 entry.

BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies and Sociology

24th January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

104-112 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

15th January 2019 - New Module Added

SPY3106 Critical Perspectives in Children\’s Health and Wellbeing (20 credits) and SPY3129 Animals and Society (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 3.

7th February 2018 - New Module Added

SPY3048 Critical Autism Studies (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3.

9th June 2016 - New Module Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 3 option, providing a Language module was studied in Year 2.

24th May 2016 - Change of Modules

Although the broad themes of the programme remain largely the same, all previous modules have been replaced with a suite of new modules. This new programme structure is being implemented from September 2016 entry.

There is also now the option of selecting a Language module in French, Spanish or Mandarin as an integral part of this degree in Year 2.

24th May 2016 - Change to Entry Requirements

Entry criteria reduced from 300 points on the current UCAS Tariff for 2016/17 entry to 112 points on the new UCAS Tariff for 2017/18 entry. This is equivalent to the requirements changing from BBB to BBC for A Level grades and DDM to DMM for BTEC Extended Diploma awards (or a combination of BTEC QCF qualifications). The reduction is effective from 2017/18 entry.

FdA Early Years Education and Leadership

25th March 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

The entry criteria have been amended to state that students who don\’t meet the required number of UCAS Tariff points may be eligible to join the programme with a minimum of three years experience in the early years sector. Previously only one year\’s experience was required.

BA (Hons) Early Years Education with QTS

18th July 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

Professional Skills Tests have been removed from the entry criteria for September 2020 entry onwards. Details of the replacement for the tests are still to be announced, however they will be benchmarked against a defined set of English and Mathematics skills that students will be expected to have by the end of the course (rather than at the point of entry).

The Professional Skills Tests remain part of the entry requirements for September 2019 entry in line with Government policy.

6th March 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

The number of UCAS Tariff points required remains the same, however the stipulation that this should include A Level grades at BB or equivalent has been removed.

28th March 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

The wording of the entry criteria around demonstrating relevant experience in early years settings has been amended. The revised wording states that applicants are expected to have a commitment to, and understanding of, early years education, demonstrating the personal attributes, values and motivation required to train as a teacher.

4th February 2016 - Change to Entry Requirements

Entry criteria reduced from 320 points on the current UCAS Tariff for 2016/17 entry to 120 points on the new UCAS Tariff for 2017/18 entry. This is equivalent to the requirements changing from ABB to BBB for A Level grades and remaining at DDM for BTEC Extended Diploma awards (or a combination of BTEC QCF qualifications). The reduction is effective from 2017/18 entry.

PGCE Early Years Education with QTS

18th July 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

Professional Skills Tests have been removed from the entry criteria for September 2020 entry onwards. Details of the replacement for the tests are still to be announced, however they will be benchmarked against a defined set of English and Mathematics skills that students will be expected to have by the end of the course (rather than at the point of entry).

The Professional Skills Tests remain part of the entry requirements for September 2019 entry in line with Government policy.

29th January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

The requirement for two further GCSEs at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent qualification) in National Curriculum subjects, in addition to GCSE English Language, GCSE Mathematics and a Science subject, has been removed from the entry criteria.

6th November 2018 - Removal of Specialist Strand

Reference to a Specialist Strand has been removed from the course information.

28th March 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

The wording of the entry criteria around demonstrating an interest in teaching has been revised to remove reference to time spent in schools. The revised wording states that applicants are expected to have a commitment to, and understanding of, early years education, demonstrating the personal attributes, values and motivation required to train as a teacher.

BA (Hons) Early Years Leadership

11th January 2016 - Change to Mode of Study

Mode of study changed to 1 year full-time. Attendance requirements are typically one day per week.

BA (Hons) Early Years Practice

12th January 2016 - Change of Delivery Venue

The programme is no longer available at Minsthorpe Community College.

BSc (Hons) Ecology and Conservation

11th March 2019 - New Modules Added

SCI2337 Plant Diversity (20 credits), SCI2338 Plant Form and Physiology (20 credits), SCI2339 Chemistry of Food (20 credits) and SCI2340 Food Microbiology (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 2.

26th February 2019 - New Modules Added

SCI2341 Up-Canopy Biology (20 credits) and SCI2342 Introduction to Food Science (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 2.

22nd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

6th November 2018 - Withdrawal of Module

SCI2328 Biological Placement (20 credits) removed as an optional module from Year 2.

26th March 2018 - New Module Added

SCI2335 Introduction to Biotechnology (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2.

18th September 2017 - Change of Modules

SCI1115 Chemistry for Biologists (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 1. SCI1107 Biology in Practice (20 credits) changes from optional to compulsory in Year 1. SCI1106 Variation, Evolution and Heredity (20 credits), SCI1108 Cellular Form and Function (20 credits), SCI1112 Ecology (20 credits), SCI1113 Biodiversity (20 credits) and SCI1114 Human Body Systems (20 credits) changed from compulsory to optional in Year 1. These changes take effect from September 2018 entry.

16th November 2016 - Change of Modules

SCI2334 Biochemistry and Metabolism added as an optional module in Year 2.

SCI3333 Dissertation – Ecology and Conservation (40 credits) replaces SCI3308 Dissertation (40 credits) as a compulsory module in Year 3.

18th October 2016 - New Module Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.

26th May 2016 - New Module Added

SCI2900 Study Abroad Placement (40 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2.

11th March 2016 - Change of Modules

SCI1112 Ecology (20 credits) replaces SCI1109 Ecology (20 credits), SCI1113 Biodiversity (20 credits) replaces SCI1110 Biodiversity (20 credits), and SCI1114 Human Body Systems (20 credits) replaces SCI1111 Human Body Systems (20 credits) in Year 1.

SCI2330 Field Botany (20 credits) replaces SCI2312 Field Botany (20 credits) and SCI2332 Molecular Genetics (20 credits) replaces SCI2320 Molecular Genetics (20 credits) in Year 2. SCI2333 Biogeography (20 credits) replaces SCI2325 Biogeography and changes from optional to compulsory in Year 2, while SCI2327 Marine Biology (20 credits) also becomes compulsory. SCI2331 Life on the Edge (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2. SCI2314 Environmental Physiology (20 credits) and SCI2316 Human Population Ecology (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 2. A Language module is also now available as a Year 2 option, providing a Language module is studied in Year 1.

SCI3309 Biodiversity and Conservation (20 credits) changed from optional to compulsory and SCI3325 Ecological Interactions (20 credits) added as a compulsory module in Year 3. GEO3077 Wetlands (20 credits), SCI3014 Applications of Genetics (20 credits), SCI3015 Genomics and Bioinformatics (20 credits), SCI3326 Conservation Issues (20 credits) and SCI3329 Field Botany (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 3. SCI3310 Tropical Ecology (20 credits), SCI3312 Environmental Change (20 credits) and SCI3319 Field Botany (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 3.

11th March 2016 - Change of Programme Title

Programme title changed from BSc (Hons) Ecology to BSc (Hons) Ecology and Conservation.

28th September 2015 - Change to Module Status

SCI1107 Biology in Practice (20 credits) has changed from compulsory to elective in Year 1 in order to accommodate the option of selecting a Language module in French, Spanish or Mandarin as an integral part of this degree.

15th September 2015 - Change to Module Assessment

The module assessment for SCI3308 Dissertation (40 credits) in Year 3 has changed, with the research project log extended to include the creation of an employability portfolio.

BA (Hons) Education

23rd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

104-112 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

28th June 2017 - Change to Mode of Study

6 year part-time option added alongside 3-year full-time degree.

25th October 2016 - New Modules Added

There is now the option of selecting a Language module in French, Spanish or Mandarin as an integral part of this degree in Year 1.

A Language module is also available as a Year 2 option, providing a Language module was studied in Year 1.

4th October 2016 - Changes to Module Titles

Although the broad themes of the programme remain largely the same, a number of module titles and associated outlines of module content have been updated.

18th February 2016 - Change to Entry Requirements

Entry criteria reduced from 120 points to 112 points on the new UCAS Tariff for 2017/18 entry. This is equivalent to the requirements changing from BBB to BBC for A Level grades and DDM to DMM for BTEC Extended Diploma awards (or a combination of BTEC QCF qualifications). The reduction is effective from 2017/18 entry.

PGCert Education (Dyscalculia)

This page outlines any material changes to course content, programme structure, assessment methods, entry criteria, and modes of study or delivery, implemented in the past two years. No material changes have been made to the information for this programme in that time. Any future amends will be tracked here.

PGCert Education (Inclusion and SEN)

This page outlines any material changes to course content, programme structure, assessment methods, entry criteria, and modes of study or delivery, implemented in the past two years. No material changes have been made to the information for this programme in that time. Any future amends will be tracked here.

BA (Hons) Education and English

11th March 2019 - New Modules Added

LIT2051 Special Author 1 (20 credits) and LIT2057 Contemporary American Literature (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 2.

23rd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

104-112 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

17th January 2019 - Change of Modules

LIT1022 Introduction to Literary Periods and Genres 1 (20 credits) replaces LIT1024 Literary History (20 credits) as an optional module in Year 1.

BED2003 Education, Meaning and Understanding: Debates in the Philosophy of Education (20 credits) changes from optional to compulsory in Year 2. BED2004 UK Education In Its Global Contexts (20 credits) removed as an optional module in Year 2. LIT2027 Texts in Motion: Film Adaptation (20 credits) and LIT2040 Renaissance Literature: Self and Society (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 2. LIT2059 Special Topic 1 (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2.

LIT3054 Special Topic 2 (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3. LIT3041 The Victorians at Play (20 credits), LIT3046 Narratives of Nation and Empire (20 credits), LIT3047 Neo-Victorian Literature and Culture (20 credits), LIT3048 Sex, Drugs and Rock N Roll: Young Adult Fiction (20 credits) and LIT3051 The Shakespeare Problem (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 3.

19th September 2018 - Change of Module

LIT1021 Critical Theories (20 credits) replaces LIT1020 Ways of Reading (20 credits) as a compulsory module in Year 1.

6th February 2018 - Change of Module

LIT1024 Literary History (20 credits) replaces LIT1022 Introduction to Literary Periods and Genres 1 (20 credits) as an optional module in Year 1.

14th July 2017 - Withdrawal of Module

LNG3141 Communicating Sexuality (20 credits) removed as an optional module in Year 3.

6th July 2017 - Change of Modules

LNG3151 Historical Linguistics (20 credits) and LNG3153 Language, Gender and Sexuality (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 3. LIT3034 Gothic Romanticism (20 credits), LIT3044 Early American Literature 1500-1865 (20 credits), LIT3052 Late Victorian Gothic (20 credits), LIT3124 Dickens and Popular Culture (20 credits), LIT3125 Speculative Fiction (20 credits), LNG3140 Language and Gender (20 credits), LNG3147 Corpus Linguistics (20 credits), LNG3149 Language in Contact (20 credits) and LNG3150 Employability (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 3.

10th April 2017 - Withdrawal of Modules

LIT2042 Literature and Globalisation (20 credits), LIT2043 Literatures of Conflict (20 credits), LIT2044 About Love (20 credits), LIT2045 Modern American Literature: 1865 to the Present Day (20 credits), LIT2047 Producing A Literary Publication (20 credits), LIT2051 Special Author 1 (20 credits), LIT2052 Satire in the Long Eighteenth Century (20 credits), LIT2053 Writing The Female Body (20 credits), LIT2054 Writing The Supernatural (20 credits), LIT2055 Rogues\’ Gallery: Crime and Criminality In the Long Nineteenth Century (20 credits), LIT2056 Vampire Fictions (20 credits) and LNG2137 Regional Varieties of English (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 2.

25th October 2016 - Change to Entry Requirements

The entry requirements have been updated to indicate that the 112 UCAS Tariff points should preferably include A Level English or equivalent.

25th October 2016 - New Modules Added

There is now the option of selecting a Language module in French, Spanish or Mandarin as an integral part of this degree in Year 1.

A Language module is also available as a Year 2 option, providing a Language module was studied in Year 1.

5th October 2016 - Module Descriptions Added

Comprehensive module information is now available for this degree.

27th May 2016 - Changes to Programme Structure

Module details for this degree have been temporarily removed while the programme structure is subject to development. Revised module information will be published here as soon as possible.

18th February 2016 - Change to Entry Requirements

Entry criteria reduced from 120 points to 112 points on the new UCAS Tariff for 2017/18 entry. This is equivalent to the requirements changing from BBB to BBC for A Level grades and DDM to DMM for BTEC Extended Diploma awards (or a combination of BTEC QCF qualifications). The reduction is effective from 2017/18 entry.

BA (Hons) Education and History

23rd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

104-112 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

18th January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

The requirement that applicants must have A Level History at Grade C or above (or equivalent) has been slightly revised to state that applicants must have A Level History which should preferably be at Grade C or above (or equivalent).

BA (Hons) Education and Religion

5th April 2019 - Change of Modules

REL1003 Eastern Dharma (20 credits) and REL1004 Abrahamic Traditions (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 1. REL1002 The Human Religious Experience (20 credits) removed as a compulsory module in Year 1.

REL2003 Judaism (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2. BED2003 Education, Meaning and Understanding: Debates in the Philosophy of Education (20 credits) changed from optional to compulsory in Year 2. BED2004 UK Education In Its Global Contexts (20 credits) removed as an optional module in Year 2.

REL3000 British Buddhism (20 credits) changed from compulsory to optional in Year 3. REL3001 Sexuality and the Sacred (20 credits) changed from optional to compulsory in Year 3. REL3003 Contemporary British Islamic Identities (20 credits) removed as a compulsory module in Year 3. REL3005 Issues in Contemporary Islam (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3.

23rd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

104-112 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

4th September 2018 - Change to Course Options

Please note, Sandwich Year and Study Abroad options are not available on this degree.

25th October 2016 - New Modules Added

There is now the option of selecting a Language module in French, Spanish or Mandarin as an integral part of this degree in Year 1.

A Language module is also available as a Year 2 option, providing a Language module was studied in Year 1.

5th October 2016 - Module Descriptions Added

Comprehensive module information is now available for this degree.

27th May 2016 - Changes to Programme Structure

Module details for this degree have been temporarily removed while the programme structure is subject to development. Revised module information will be published here as soon as possible.

18th February 2016 - Change to Entry Requirements

Entry criteria reduced from 120 points to 112 points on the new UCAS Tariff for 2017/18 entry. This is equivalent to the requirements changing from BBB to BBC for A Level grades and DDM to DMM for BTEC Extended Diploma awards (or a combination of BTEC QCF qualifications). The reduction is effective from 2017/18 entry.

BA (Hons) Education and Sociology

23rd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

104-112 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

12th March 2018 - New Module Added

SPY3118 Childhood and Sexuality (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3.

MA Educational Enquiry and Professional Learning

18th June 2019 - Change of Course Title

The proposed change of course title to MSc Educational Enquiry has been cancelled. The course will remain as MSc Educational Enquiry and Professional Learning.

16th August 2017 - Change to Application Process

Applications for this programme are now made via UKPASS.

BSc (Hons) Educational Psychology

25th June 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

GCSE English at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent) has been added to the entry criteria.

20th January 2017 - Change of Modules

PSY3142 Social Neuroscience (20 credits), PSY3143 Cognitive Neuroscience (20 credits) and PSY3144 Psychology of Language (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 3. EDP3105 Foundations for Learning (20 credits) replaces EDP3103 The Psychology of Movement, Music and Mark Making in Education (20 credits) as an optional module in Year 3. PSY3121 Evolutionary Psychology (20 credits), PSY3124 Critical Perspectives in Developmental Psychology (20 credits), PSY3125 Memory in the Real World (20 credits), PSY3126 Understanding Genocide: The Social Psychology of the Holocaust (20 credits), PSY3127 The Developing Memory: From Infancy to Adolescence (20 credits) and PSY3134 Advanced Social Psychology (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 3.

17th December 2015 - Change of Modules

EDP2004 The Psychology of Teaching, Learning and Instruction (20 credits) replaces EDP2003 The Psychology of Teaching, Learning and Instruction (30 credits) and PSY2115 Biological Psychology (20 credits) replaces PSY2121 Applied Biological Psychology (10 credits) in Year 2.

4th September 2015 - Change of Modules

EDP1001 Introduction to Educational Psychology (20 credits) replaces EDP1003 Introduction to Educational Psychology (30 credits) in Year 1. PSY1118 Investigating Psychology 1 (20 credits) and PSY1119 Investigating Psychology 2 (20 credits) replace PSY1113 Investigating Psychology (30 credits) in Year 1.

4th September 2015 - New Module Added

PSY3140 Psychology in the Courtroom (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3.

Professional Doctorate Emergency Services Management

17th January 2018 - Change of Intake Dates

The intake dates for this programme have changed from September to October.

PGCert Employment, Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Development

4th April 2019 - Change of Tuition Fees

Tuition fees for international students joining this programme in academic year 2019/20 have increased from £4,385 to £4,440.

Tuition fees for UK and EU students for academic year 2019/20 remain unchanged.

Pre-Sessional English

16th October 2018 - Change to Course Length

The programme length has been changed from eight weeks to six weeks. Tuition fees have been revised to £1,920 in light of this change.

18th December 2017 - Change to IELTS Requirements

This 8-week programme is ideal if you have an IELTS score half a band lower (overall or in one or two elements) than the standard entry criteria for your target programme.

International Foundation Programme students can join Pre-sessional English with an overall score half a band lower than the stated requirement of 5.0, with no element below 4.0.

13th July 2017 - Change to Course Length

The 6-week and 12-week programmes have been replaced with a single 8-week programme.

Subject Knowledge Enhancement English

21st February 2018 - Change to Modes of Study

The programme will now be offered on an 8-week full-time basis only with one intake per academic year in July.

BA (Hons) English

24th January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

16th January 2019 - Change of Modules

LIT2059 Special Topic 1 (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2. LIT2027 Texts in Motion (20 credits), LIT2040 Renaissance Literature: Self and Society (20 credits), LIT2042 Literature and Globalisation (20 credits), LIT2049 Literature 1660-1760 (20 credits), LIT2054 Writing the Supernatural (20 credits) and LIT2056 Vampire Fictions (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 2.

LIT3054 Special Topic 2 (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3. LIT3041 The Victorians at Play (20 credits), LIT3046 Narratives of Nation and Empire (20 credits), LIT3047 Neo-Victorian Literature and Culture (20 credits), LIT3048 Sex, Drugs and Rock N Roll: Young Adult Fiction (20 credits) and LIT3051 The Shakespeare Problem (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 3.

6th February 2018 - Change of Module

LIT1024 Literary History (20 credits) replaces LIT1022 Introduction to Literary Periods and Genres 1 (20 credits) as an optional module in Year 1.

14th July 2017 - Withdrawal of Module

LNG3141 Communicating Sexuality (20 credits) removed as an optional module in Year 3.

6th July 2017 - Change of Modules

LNG3151 Historical Linguistics (20 credits) and LNG3153 Language, Gender and Sexuality (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 3. LNG3150 Employability (20 credits) removed as a compulsory module in Year 3. LIT3034 Gothic Romanticism (20 credits), LIT3044 Early American Literature 1500-1865 (20 credits), LIT3052 Late Victorian Gothic (20 credits), LIT3124 Dickens and Popular Culture (20 credits), LIT3125 Speculative Fiction (20 credits), LNG3140 Language and Gender (20 credits), LNG3147 Corpus Linguistics (20 credits) and LNG3149 Language in Contact (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 3.

12th April 2017 - Elective Module Choice

With effect from academic year 2017/18, you may be able to apply to substitute one 20 credit optional module in Year 2 and/or one 20 credit optional module in Year 3 with alternative elective modules from outside the programme curriculum. Some restrictions on elective module choice may apply.

10th April 2017 - Change of Modules

LIT2043 Literatures of Conflict (20 credits), LIT2044 About Love (20 credits), LIT2047 Producing A Literary Publication (20 credits), LIT2052 Satire In The Long Eighteenth Century (20 credits), LIT2053 Writing The Female Body (20 credits), LIT2055 Rogues\’ Gallery: Crime and Criminality In The Long Nineteenth Century (20 credits) and LNG2137 Regional Varieties of English (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 2.

LIT2057 Contemporary American Literature (20 credits) replaces LIT2045 Modern American Literature: 1865 To The Present Day (20 credits) as an optional module in Year 2.

LNG2138 Methodology (20 credits) changes from compulsory to optional in Year 2.

9th June 2016 - New Module Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.

27th May 2016 - Change of Modules

Although the broad themes of the programme remain largely the same, the majority of previous modules have been replaced with a suite of new modules. This new programme structure is being implemented from September 2016 entry.

There is also now the option of selecting a Language module in French, Spanish or Mandarin as an integral part of this degree in Year 1. A Language module is also available as a Year 2 option, providing a Language module was studied in Year 1.

MA English

18th July 2018 - Change to Module Assessment

The module assessment for HUM4041 Transgressive Women (20 credits), HUM4043 Neo-Victorian Fiction (20 credits) and HUM4049 Gothic Spaces (20 credits) has changed to 100% coursework.

17th December 2015 - New Module Added

HUM4051 Everything is Awesome! Enlightenment to Post-Romantic Children’s Cultures (20 credits) added as an optional module.

BA (Hons) English and Film Studies

11th March 2019 - New Module Added

LIT2051 Special Author 1 (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2.

24th January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

15th January 2019 - Change of Modules

FLM1020 How to Read a Film: Sound and Image (20 credits) and FLM1024 How to Read a Film: Approaches (20 credits) replace FLM1011 How to Read a Film: Sound and Image (20 credits) and FLM1014 How to Read a Film: Approaches (20 credits) as compulsory modules in Year 1. FLM1022 World Cinemas: Europe (20 credits) and FLM1025 World Cinemas: Beyond Europe (20 credits) replace FLM1013 World Cinemas: Europe (20 credits) and FLM1016 World Cinemas: Beyond Europe (20 credits) as optional modules in Year 1.

LIT2059 Special Topic 1 (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2. LIT2040 Renaissance Literature: Self and Society (20 credits) removed as an optional module in Year 2.

LIT3054 Special Topic 2 (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3. LIT3041 The Victorians at Play (20 credits), LIT3046 Narratives of Nation and Empire (20 credits), LIT3047 Neo-Victorian Literature and Culture (20 credits), LIT3048 Sex, Drugs and Rock N Roll: Young Adult Fiction (20 credits) and LIT3051 The Shakespeare Problem (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 3.

19th September 2018 - Change of Module

LIT1021 Critical Theories (20 credits) replaces LIT1020 Ways of Reading (20 credits) as a compulsory module in Year 1.

12th March 2018 - Withdrawal of Module

LIT2027 Texts in Motion: Film Adaptation (20 credits) removed as an optional module in Year 2.

6th February 2018 - Change of Module

LIT1024 Literary History (20 credits) replaces LIT1022 Introduction to Literary Periods and Genres 1 (20 credits) as an optional module in Year 1.

14th July 2017 - Withdrawal of Module

LNG3141 Communicating Sexuality (20 credits) removed as an optional module in Year 3.

6th July 2017 - Change of Modules

LNG3151 Historical Linguistics (20 credits) and LNG3153 Language, Gender and Sexuality (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 3. LIT3034 Gothic Romanticism (20 credits), LIT3044 Early American Literature 1500-1865 (20 credits), LIT3052 Late Victorian Gothic (20 credits), LIT3124 Dickens and Popular Culture (20 credits), LIT3125 Speculative Fiction (20 credits), LNG3140 Language and Gender (20 credits), LNG3147 Corpus Linguistics (20 credits), LNG3149 Language in Contact (20 credits) and LNG3150 Employability (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 3.

10th April 2017 - Withdrawal of Modules

LIT2042 Literature and Globalisation (20 credits), LIT2043 Literatures of Conflict (20 credits), LIT2044 About Love (20 credits), LIT2045 Modern American Literature: 1865 to the Present Day (20 credits), LIT2047 Producing A Literary Publication (20 credits), LIT2051 Special Author 1 (20 credits), LIT2052 Satire in the Long Eighteenth Century (20 credits), LIT2053 Writing The Female Body (20 credits), LIT2054 Writing The Supernatural (20 credits), LIT2055 Rogues\’ Gallery: Crime and Criminality In the Long Nineteenth Century (20 credits), LIT2056 Vampire Fictions (20 credits) and LNG2137 Regional Varieties of English (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 2.

9th June 2016 - New Module Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.

19th April 2016 - Change of Modules

Although the broad themes of the programme remain largely the same, the vast majority of modules have been replaced by new/updated versions, with a small number of additional modules added. This new programme structure is being implemented from September 2016 entry.

There is also now the option of selecting a Language module in French, Spanish or Mandarin as an integral part of this degree in Year 1. A Language module is also available as a Year 2 option, providing a Language module was studied in Year 1.

BA (Hons) English Language

24th January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

14th July 2017 - Withdrawal of Module

LNG3141 Communicating Sexuality (20 credits) removed as an optional module in Year 3.

6th July 2017 - Change of Modules

LNG3151 Historical Linguistics (20 credits) and LNG3153 Language, Gender and Sexuality (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 3. LNG3150 Employability (20 credits) removed as a compulsory module in Year 3. LNG3140 Language and Gender (20 credits), LNG3147 Corpus Linguistics (20 credits) and LNG3149 Language in Contact (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 3.

12th April 2017 - Elective Module Choice

With effect from academic year 2017/18, you may be able to apply to substitute one 20 credit optional module in Year 2 and/or one 20 credit optional module in Year 3 with alternative elective modules from outside the programme curriculum. Some restrictions on elective module choice may apply.

10th April 2017 - Change of Modules

LNG2137 Regional Varieties of English (20 credits) removed as an optional module from Year 2. HUM2000 Independent Project (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2.

9th June 2016 - New Module Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.

25th February 2016 - Change of Modules

Although the broad themes of the programme remain largely the same, the vast majority of modules have been replaced by new/updated versions, with a small number of additional modules added. This new programme structure is being implemented from September 2016 entry.

There is also now the option of selecting a Language module in French, Spanish or Mandarin as an integral part of this degree in Year 1. A Language module is also available as a Year 2 option, providing a Language module was studied in Year 1.

BA (Hons) English Language with Creative Writing

24th January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

12th March 2018 - Change of Modules

WRI3023 The Art of Screenwriting (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3. WRI3021 Poetry and Innovative Form (20 credits) and WRI3022 Advanced Fiction (20 credits) changes from compulsory to optional in Year 3.

14th July 2017 - Withdrawal of Module

LNG3141 Communicating Sexuality (20 credits) removed as an optional module in Year 3.

6th July 2017 - Change of Modules

LNG3151 Historical Linguistics (20 credits) and LNG3153 Language, Gender and Sexuality (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 3. LNG3150 Employability (20 credits) removed as a compulsory module in Year 3. LNG3140 Language and Gender (20 credits), LNG3147 Corpus Linguistics (20 credits) and LNG3149 Language in Contact (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 3.

10th April 2017 - Withdrawal of Module

LNG2137 Regional Varieties of English (20 credits) removed as an optional module in Year 2.

9th June 2016 - New Modules Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 2 option, providing a Language module was studied in Year 1.

A Language module is also available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.

25th February 2016 - Change of Modules

Although the broad themes of the programme remain largely the same, the vast majority of modules have been replaced by new/updated versions, with a small number of additional modules added. This new programme structure is being implemented from September 2016 entry.

There is also now the option of selecting a Language module in French, Spanish or Mandarin as an integral part of this degree in Year 1. A Language module is also available as a Year 2 option, providing a Language module was studied in Year 1.

BA (Hons) English Literature

24th January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

15th January 2019 - Change of Modules

LIT2059 Special Topic 1 (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2. LIT2027 Texts in Motion (20 credits), LIT2040 Renaissance Literature: Self and Society (20 credits), LIT2042 Literature and Globalisation (20 credits), LIT2049 Literature 1660-1760 (20 credits), LIT2054 Writing the Supernatural (20 credits) and LIT2056 Vampire Fictions (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 2. WRI2018 The Writer\’s Life (20 credits) replaces WRI2019 The Graphic Novel (20 credits) as an optional module in Year 2. HUM2000 Independent Project (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2.

LIT3054 Special Topic 2 (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3. LIT3041 The Victorians at Play (20 credits), LIT3046 Narratives of Nation and Empire (20 credits), LIT3047 Neo-Victorian Literature and Culture (20 credits), LIT3048 Sex, Drugs and Rock N Roll: Young Adult Fiction (20 credits) and LIT3051 The Shakespeare Problem (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 3.

6th February 2018 - Change of Modules

LIT1024 Literary History (20 credits) and LIT1025 Form (20 credits) replace LIT1022 Introduction to Literary Periods and Genres 1 (20 credits) and LIT1023 Introduction to Literary Periods and Genres 2 (20 credits) as optional modules in Year 1.

6th July 2017 - Withdrawal of Modules

LIT3034 Gothic Romanticism (20 credits), LIT3044 Early American Literature 1500-1865 (20 credits), LIT3052 Late Victorian Gothic (20 credits), LIT3124 Dickens and Popular Culture (20 credits) and LIT3125 Speculative Fiction (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 3.

12th April 2017 - Elective Module Choice

With effect from academic year 2017/18, you may be able to apply to substitute one 20 credit optional module in Year 2 and/or one 20 credit optional module in Year 3 with alternative elective modules from outside the programme curriculum. Some restrictions on elective module choice may apply.

10th April 2017 - Change of Modules

LIT2043 Literatures of Conflict (20 credits), LIT2044 About Love (20 credits), LIT2047 Producing A Literary Publication (20 credits), LIT2052 Satire In The Long Eighteenth Century (20 credits), LIT2053 Writing The Female Body (20 credits) and LIT2055 Rogues\’ Gallery: Crime and Criminality In The Long Nineteenth Century (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 2. LIT2057 Contemporary American Literature (20 credits) replaces LIT2045 Modern American Literature: 1865 To The Present Day (20 credits) as an optional module in Year 2.

9th June 2016 - New Module Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.

27th May 2016 - New Modules Added

WRI2019 The Graphic Novel (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2. WRI3020 The Writer at Work (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3.

26th May 2016 - Change of Modules

Although the broad themes of the programme remain largely the same, the majority of previous modules have been replaced with a suite of new modules. This new programme structure is being implemented from September 2016 entry.

There is also now the option of selecting a Language module in French, Spanish or Mandarin as an integral part of this degree in Year 1. A Language module is also available as a Year 2 option, providing a Language module was studied in Year 1.

BA (Hons) English Literature and History

24th January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

A Level English and A Level History or equivalent are preferred.

16th January 2019 - Change of Modules

LIT2059 Special Topic 1 (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2. LIT2027 Texts in Motion: Film Adaptation (20 credits), LIT2040 Renaissance Literature: Self and Society (20 credits), LIT2042 Literature and Globalisation (20 credits), LIT2049 Literature 1660-1760 (20 credits), LIT2054 Writing the Supernatural (20 credits) and LIT2056 Vampire Fictions (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 2.

LIT3054 Special Topic 2 (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3. LIT3041 The Victorians at Play (20 credits), LIT3046 Narratives of Nation and Empire (20 credits), LIT3047 Neo-Victorian Literature and Culture (20 credits), LIT3048 Sex, Drugs and Rock N Roll: Young Adult Fiction (20 credits) and LIT3051 The Shakespeare Problem (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 3.

14th August 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

With effect from academic year 2019/20 entry, A Level History or equivalent is essential.

6th February 2018 - Change of Module

LIT1024 Literary History (20 credits) replaces LIT1022 Introduction to Literary Periods and Genres 1 (20 credits) as an optional module in Year 1.

6th July 2017 - Withdrawal of Modules

LIT3034 Gothic Romanticism (20 credits), LIT3044 Early American Literature 1500-1865 (20 credits), LIT3052 Late Victorian Gothic (20 credits), LIT3124 Dickens and Popular Culture (20 credits) and LIT3125 Speculative Fiction (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 3.

10th April 2017 - Change of Modules

LIT2043 Literatures of Conflict (20 credits), LIT2044 About Love (20 credits), LIT2047 Producing A Literary Publication (20 credits), LIT2052 Satire In The Long Eighteenth Century (20 credits), LIT2053 Writing The Female Body (20 credits) and LIT2055 Rogues\’ Gallery: Crime and Criminality In The Long Nineteenth Century (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 2. LIT2057 Contemporary American Literature (20 credits) replaces LIT2045 Modern American Literature: 1865 To The Present Day (20 credits) as an optional module in Year 2, while HIS2034 History in Practice: Community Project (20 credits) also replaces HUM2000 Independent Project (20 credits) as an optional module in Year 2.

9th June 2016 - New Module Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.

26th May 2016 - New Modules Added

WRI2019 The Graphic Novel (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2. WRI3020 The Writer at Work (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3.

19th April 2016 - Change of Modules

Although the broad themes of the programme remain largely the same, the vast majority of modules have been replaced by new/updated versions, with a small number of additional modules added. This new programme structure is being implemented from September 2016 entry.

There is also now the option of selecting a Language module in French, Spanish or Mandarin as an integral part of this degree in Year 1. A Language module is also available as a Year 2 option, providing a Language module was studied in Year 1.

28th September 2015 - Change of Modules

HIS1016 Time Detectives (20 credits) replaces HIS1014 Ideology, Theories and Practice (20 credits) and HIS1017 History and Society: Theory, Practice and Impact (20 credits) replaces HIS1015 History and Society: Applications and Employment (20 credits) in Year 1.

BA (Hons) English Literature with Creative Writing

24th January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

16th January 2019 - Change of Modules

LIT2059 Special Topic 1 (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2. LIT2027 Texts in Motion: Film Adaptation (20 credits), LIT2040 Renaissance Literature: Self and Society (20 credits), LIT2042 Literature and Globalisation (20 credits), LIT2049 Literature 1660-1760 (20 credits), LIT2054 Writing the Supernatural (20 credits) and LIT2056 Vampire Fictions (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 2.

LIT3054 Special Topic 2 (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3. LIT3041 The Victorians at Play (20 credits), LIT3046 Narratives of Nation and Empire (20 credits), LIT3047 Neo-Victorian Literature and Culture (20 credits), LIT3048 Sex, Drugs and Rock N Roll: Young Adult Fiction (20 credits) and LIT3051 The Shakespeare Problem (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 3.

12th March 2018 - Change of Modules

WRI3023 The Art of Screenwriting (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3. WRI3021 Poetry and Innovative Form (20 credits) and WRI3022 Advanced Fiction (20 credits) changes from compulsory to optional in Year 3.

6th February 2018 - Change of Modules

LIT1024 Literary History (20 credits) and LIT1025 Form (20 credits) replace LIT1022 Introduction to Literary Periods and Genres 1 (20 credits) and LIT1023 Introduction to Literary Periods and Genres 2 (20 credits) as optional modules in Year 1.

6th July 2017 - Withdrawal of Modules

LIT3034 Gothic Romanticism (20 credits), LIT3044 Early American Literature 1500-1865 (20 credits), LIT3052 Late Victorian Gothic (20 credits), LIT3124 Dickens and Popular Culture (20 credits) and LIT3125 Speculative Fiction (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 3.

10th April 2017 - Change of Modules

LIT2043 Literatures of Conflict (20 credits), LIT2044 About Love (20 credits), LIT2047 Producing A Literary Publication (20 credits), LIT2052 Satire In The Long Eighteenth Century (20 credits), LIT2053 Writing The Female Body (20 credits) and LIT2055 Rogues\’ Gallery: Crime and Criminality In The Long Nineteenth Century (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 2. LIT2057 Contemporary American Literature (20 credits) replaces LIT2045 Modern American Literature: 1865 To The Present Day (20 credits) as an optional module in Year 2.

9th June 2016 - New Module Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.

26th February 2016 - Change of Modules

Although the broad themes of the programme remain largely the same, the vast majority of modules have been replaced by new/updated versions, with a small number of additional modules added. This new programme structure is being implemented from September 2016 entry.

There is also now the option of selecting a Language module in French, Spanish or Mandarin as an integral part of this degree in Year 1. A Language module is also available as a Year 2 option, providing a Language module was studied in Year 1.

F

University Foundation Certificate Fastrack: Preparation for Higher Education

22nd February 2016 - Change of Programme Title

The programme has been renamed from Fastrack: Access to Higher Education to Fastrack: Preparation for Higher Education.

27th January 2016 - Removal of Progression Route

BA (Hons) Teaching, Learning and Child Development is no longer available as a potential progression route from the June 2016 intake of this Fastrack programme.

MA Film and Media

This page outlines any material changes to course content, programme structure, assessment methods, entry criteria, and modes of study or delivery, implemented in the past two years. No material changes have been made to the information for this programme in that time. Any future amends will be tracked here.

BA (Hons) Film and Television Production

24th January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

17th September 2018 - Change of Modules

The changes outlined below apply from September 2019 entry.

MED1439 Production 1 (20 credits) and MED1440 Production 2 (20 credits) replace MED1409 Practical Production 1 (20 credits) and MED1412 Production 2 (20 credits) as compulsory modules in Year 1. MED1441 Film and Television History and Contexts (20 credits) and MED1442 Studying Television (20 credits) replace MED1417 Film and Television History and Contexts (20 credits) and MED1421 Studying Television: Storytelling and Style (20 credits) as optional modules in Year 1. FLM1016 World Cinemas: Beyond Europe (20 credits) removed as an optional module in Year 1.

MED2321 Analysing Film and Television (20 credits), MED2322 Research for Film and Television (20 credits) and MED2327 Production Research and Management (20 credits) replace MED2270 Analysing Film and Television (20 credits), MED2271 Research for Film and Television (20 credits) and MED2292 Production and Research Management (20 credits) as compulsory modules in Year 2. MED2309 TV Drama (20 credits), MED2310 Music Video (20 credits), MED2312 Childrens TV (20 credits), MED2313 Short Film Production (20 credits), MED2326 VFX and Compositing (20 credits) and MED2319 Advanced Production (20 credits) replace MED2202 Television Drama (20 credits), MED2204 Music Video (20 credits), MED2207 Children’s Television (20 credits), MED2209 Digital Shorts (20 credits), MED2284 VFX and Compositing (20 credits) and MED2251 Advanced Production (20 credits) as optional modules in Year 2. MED2205 Welcome to the Real World: Documentary Production (20 credits), MED2217 Fact to Fiction: Key Debates (20 credits), MED2252 Screenwriting (20 credits), MED2255 Genre Filmmaking (20 credits), MED2272 Transmedia Storytelling (20 credits), MED2275 Postproduction Sound (20 credits) and MED2293 Prime Time Formats (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 2.

MED3270 Independent Film Pre-Production (20 credits) and MED3271 Independent Film Production (20 credits) replace MED3238 Independent Film Pre-Production (20 credits) and MED3239 Independent Film Production (20 credits) as compulsory modules in Year 3. MED3275 Dissertation (40 credits) replaces MED3225 Dissertation (40 credits) and changes from optional to compulsory, while MED3269 Independent TV Production (20 credits) replaces MED3237 Independent Television Production (20 credits) and changes from compulsory to optional. MED3274 TV Branded Content (20 credits) replaces MED3252 TV Branded Content (20 credits) as an optional module in Year 3. FLM3029 Film Curation, Exhibition and Festivals (20 credits) added as an optional module while MED3253 Creative Documentary (20 credits) is removed as an optional module in Year 3.

12th March 2018 - Change of Modules

FLM1016 Cinemas Beyond Europe (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 1.

MED3236 Independent Television Pre-Production (20 credits) removed as a compulsory module in Year 3.

7th February 2018 - New Modules Added

Will The Revolution Be Televised? (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 1.

MED2292 Production Research and Management (20 credits) added as a compulsory module in Year 2. MED2293 Prime Time Formats (20 credits) replaces MED2208 Television Light Entertainment (20 credits) as an optional module in Year 2.

MED3251 Creative Self Shooter (20 credits), MED3252 TV Branded Content (20 credits) and MED3253 Creative Documentary (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 3.

11th January 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

In cases where an applicant does not meet the UCAS Tariff requirements, we may invite him/her to submit a portfolio as evidence of suitable matriculation.

18th October 2016 - New Module Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.

25th April 2016 - Change of Modules

MED1417 Film and Television History and Contexts (20 credits) replaces MED1410 Film and Television History and Contexts (20 credits), and MED1419 Production Skills and Creative Thinking (20 credits) replaces both MED1407 Production Skills (10 credits) and MED1408 Creative Ideas for Film and Television (10 credits) in Year 1. There is also now the option of selecting a Language module in French, Spanish or Mandarin as an integral part of this degree in Year 1.

MED2270 Analysing Film and Television (20 credits) and MED2271 Research for Film and Television (20 credits) replace MED2247 Research and Analysis for Film and Television (40 credits) in Year 2. MED2203 Multimedia Sport (20 credits), MED2215 Analysing Audiences (20 credits) and MED2219 IPTV (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 2. MED2217 Fact to Fiction: Key Debates (20 credits), MED2272 Transmedia Storytelling (20 credits), MED2275 Postproduction Sound (20 credits) and MED2284 VFX and Compositing (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 2. A Language module is also available as a Year 2 option, providing a Language module is studied in Year 1.

MED3237 Independent Television Production (20 credits) replaces MED3201 Independent Television Production (30 credits) and MED3239 Independent Film Production (20 credits) replaces MED3200 Independent Film Production (30 credits) in Year 3. FLM3023 Cult Cinema (20 credits), MED3208 Media Futures (20 credits) and MED3234 American Independent Cinema (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 3. MED3236 Independent Television Pre-Production (20 credits) and MED3238 Independent Film Pre-Production (20 credits) added as compulsory modules and MED3235 Contemporary European Cinema (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3.

BA (Hons) Film Studies

24th January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

18th September 2018 - Change of Modules

The changes outlined below apply from September 2019 entry.

FLM1020 How to Read a Film: Sound and Image (20 credits), FLM1021 Cinema in Context: 1895-1945 (20 credits) and FLM1024 How to Read a Film: Approaches (20 credits) replace FLM1011 How to Read a Film: Sound and Image (20 credits), FLM1012 Cinema in Context: 1895-1945 (20 credits) and FLM1014 How to Read a Film: Approaches (20 credits) as compulsory modules in Year 1. FLM1025 World Cinemas: Beyond Europe (20 credits) replaces FLM1016 World Cinemas: Beyond Europe (20 credits) and changes from optional to compulsory. FLM1023 Cinema in Context: 1945-Present (20 credits) replaces FLM1015 Cinema in Context: 1945-Present (20 credits) and changes from compulsory to optional. FLM1022 World Cinemas: Europe (20 credits) replaces FLM1013 World Cinemas: Europe (20 credits) as an optional module in Year 1. MED1421 Studying Television: Storytelling and Style (20 credits) removed as an optional module in Year 1.

FLM2037 Film Genre (20 credits) and FLM2038 Film Genre Case Study (20 credits) replace FLM2030 Film Genre (20 credits) and FLM2033 Film Genre Case Study (20 credits) as compulsory modules in Year 1. FLM2035 Censorship and the Cinema (20 credits) changes from compulsory to optional. FLM2036 Realism and the Cinema (20 credits), MED2316 Fact to Fiction: Key Debates (20 credits), MED2318 Spectacles, Bodies and Other Pleasures: Concepts in Television, Animation and Film (20 credits) and MED2320 History on Screen (20 credits) replace FLM2031 Realism and the Cinema (20 credits), MED2217 Fact to Fiction: Key Debates (20 credits), MED2227 Spectacles, Bodies and Other Pleasures: Concepts in Television, Animation and Film (20 credits) and MED2258 History on Screen (20 credits) as optional modules in Year 2. MED2300 The Soundtrack: Film Music and Sound (20 credits) and MED2301 Screen Criticism, Journalism and Social Media (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 2. FLM2032 Film Authorship (20 credits) and MED2082 Creative Research Methods and Professional Ethics (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 2.

MED3275 Dissertation (40 credits) replaces FLM3024 Dissertation (40 credits) as a compulsory module in Year 3. FLM3030 Text to Screen 1: Approaches to Film Adaptation (20 credits) and FLM3031 Text to Screen 2: Adaptation, Culture and Transmedia (20 credits) replace FLM3021 Text to Screen 1 (20 credits) and FLM3025 Text to Screen 2 (20 credits) in Year 3, with both modules changing from compulsory to optional. FLM3032 Non-Western Cinema Case Study (20 credits) replaces FLM3026 Non-Western Cinema Case Study (20 credits) as an optional module in Year 3. MED3207 Global Convergence: Film and Television Drama in the 21st Century (20 credits) and MED3232 Television: Form and Engagement (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 3.

7th February 2018 - New Module Added

FLM3029 Film Curation, Exhibition and Festivals (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3.

11th April 2017 - New Module Added

MED2227 Spectacles, Bodies and Other Pleasures (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2.

18th October 2016 - New Module Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.

15th June 2016 - Change to Module Status

FLM3025 Text to Screen 2 changes from optional to compulsory in Year 2.

23rd February 2016 - Change of Modules

MED1421 Studying Television: Storytelling and Style (20 credits) added as a new optional module in Year 1. There is also now the option of selecting a Language module in French, Spanish or Mandarin as an integral part of this degree in Year 1.

MED2217 Fact to Fiction: Key Debates (20 credits), MED2082 Creative Research Methods and Professional Ethics (20 credits) added as new optional modules in Year 2. A Language module is also available as a Year 2 option, providing a Language module was studied in Year 1. HUM2000 Independent Project (20 credits) removed as an optional module in Year 2.

MED3207 Global Convergence: Film and Television Drama in the 21st Century (20 credits), MED3232 Television: Form and Engagement (20 credits), MED3234 American Independent Cinema (20 credits) and MED3235 Contemporary European Cinema (20 credits) added as new optional modules in Year 3. FLM3028 Contemporary Film Culture and Future Cinemas (20 credits) removed as an optional module in Year 3.

23rd February 2016 - Changes to Module Status

FLM1013 World Cinemas: Europe (20 credits) and FLM1016 World Cinemas: Beyond Europe (20 credits) changed from compulsory to optional modules in Year 1.

FLM2031 Realism and the Cinema (20 credits) and FLM2034 Identity and Representation (20 credits) changed from compulsory to optional modules in Year 2.

FLM3022 Cinema and National Identity (20 credits), FLM3025 Text to Screen 2 (20 credits) and FLM3026 Non-Western Cinema Case Study (20 credits) changed from compulsory to optional modules in Year 3.

BA (Hons) Film Studies with Film Production

24th January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

18th September 2018 - Change of Modules

The changes outlined below apply from September 2019 entry.

FLM1020 How to Read a Film: Sound and Image (20 credits) and FLM1024 How to Read a Film: Approaches (20 credits) replace FLM1011 How to Read a Film: Sound and Image (20 credits) and FLM1014 How to Read a Film: Approaches (20 credits) as compulsory modules in Year 1. MED1431 Media Production 1 (20 credits) and MED1432 Media Production 2 (20 credits) added as compulsory modules in Year 1. MED1208 Moving Image Production (20 credits) removed as a compulsory module in Year 1. FLM1022 World Cinemas: Europe (20 credits) replaces FLM1013 World Cinemas: Europe (20 credits) as an optional module in Year 1, with FLM1023 Cinema in Context: 1945-Present (20 credits) added as an optional module. MED1200 Scriptwriting (20 credits), MED1202 Sound for Picture (20 credits), FLM1016 World Cinemas: Beyond Europe (20 credits) and MED1417 Film and Television History and Contexts (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 1.

MED2311 Welcome to the Real World: Documentary Production (20 credits) and MED2313 Short Film Production (20 credits) replace MED2205 Welcome to the Real World: Documentary Production (20 credits) and MED2209 Digital Shorts (20 credits) as compulsory modules in Year 2. FLM2035 Censorship and the Cinema (20 credits) changes from compulsory to optional. FLM2036 Realism and the Cinema (20 credits), FLM2037 Film Genre (20 credits), FLM2038 Film Genre Case Study (20 credits), MED2316 Fact to Fiction: Key Debates (20 credits), MED2318 Spectacles, Bodies and Other Pleasures: Concepts in Television, Animation and Film (20 credits) and MED2320 History on Screen (20 credits) replace FLM2031 Realism and the Cinema (20 credits), FLM2030 Film Genre (20 credits), FLM2033 Film Genre Case Study (20 credits), MED2217 Fact to Fiction: Key Debates (20 credits), MED2227 Spectacles, Bodies and Other Pleasures: Concepts in Television, Animation and Film (20 credits) and MED2258 History on Screen (20 credits) as optional modules in Year 2. MED2300 The Soundtrack: Film Music and Sound (20 credits) and MED2301 Screen Criticism, Journalism and Social Media (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 2. FLM2032 Film Authorship (20 credits) and MED2082 Creative Research Methods and Professional Ethics (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 2.

MED3275 Dissertation (40 credits) replaces FLM3024 Dissertation (40 credits) in Year 3 and changes from optional to compulsory. MED3260 Independent Production 1 (20 credits) and MED3261 Independent Production 2 (20 credits) added as optional modules in place of the previously compulsory MED3209 Independent Production (40 credits). FLM3030 Text to Screen 1: Approaches to Film Adaptation (20 credits), FLM3031 Text to Screen 2: Adaptation, Culture and Transmedia (20 credits) and FLM3032 Non-Western Cinema Case Study (20 credits) replace FLM3021 Text to Screen 1 (20 credits), FLM3025 Text to Screen 2 (20 credits) and FLM3026 Non-Western Cinema Case Study (20 credits) as optional modules in Year 3. MED3207 Global Convergence: Film and Television Drama in the 21st Century (20 credits) and MED3232 Television: Form and Engagement (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 3.

7th February 2018 - New Module Added

FLM3029 Film Curation, Exhibition and Festivals (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3.

18th October 2016 - New Module Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.

23rd February 2016 - Change of Modules

MED1202 Sound for Picture (20 credits) and MED1417 Film and Television: History and Contexts (20 credits) added as new optional modules in Year 1. FLM1012 Cinema in Context: 1895-1945 (20 credits) and FLM1015 Cinema in Context: 1945-Present (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 1. There is also now the option of selecting a Language module in French, Spanish or Mandarin in Year 1 as an integral part of this degree.

MED2082 Creative Research Methods and Professional Ethics (20 credits), MED2217 Fact to Fiction: Key Debates (20 credits) and MED2227 Spectacles, Bodies and Other Pleasures: Concepts in Television, Animation and Film (20 credits) added as new optional modules in Year 2. A Language module is also available as a Year 2 option, providing a Language module was studied in Year 1.

MED3207 Global Convergence: Film and Television Drama in the 21st Century (20 credits), MED3232 Television: Form and Engagement (20 credits), MED3234 American Independent Cinema (20 credits) and MED3235 Contemporary European Cinema (20 credits) added as new optional modules in Year 3. FLM3028 Contemporary Film Culture and Future Cinemas (20 credits) removed as an optional module in Year 3.

23rd February 2016 - Changes to Module Status

MED1200 Scriptwriting (20 credits) changed from a compulsory to optional module in Year 1.

FLM2030 Film Genre (20 credits) and FLM2033 Film Genre Case Study (20 credits) changed from compulsory to optional modules in Year 2.

FLM3021 Text to Screen 1 (20 credits) and FLM3025 Text to Screen 2 (20 credits) changed from compulsory to optional modules in Year 3.

BSc (Hons) Food Science

11th March 2019 - Change of Module

SCI2342 Introduction to Food Science (20 credits) replaces HUG2316 Introduction to Food Sciences (20 credits) as a compulsory module in Year 2.

26th February 2019 - New Modules Added

SCI2341 Up-Canopy Biology (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2.

22nd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

6th November 2018 - Withdrawal of Module

SCI2328 Biological Placement (20 credits) removed as an optional module from Year 2.

14th June 2017 - Change to Module Status

SCI2324 Nutrition (20 credits) changes from optional to compulsory in Year 2.

To ensure that 120 credits are studied in each academic year, if you select SCI2900 Study Abroad Placement (40 credits) as your optional module in Year 2, this will replace one of the five compulsory modules. The compulsory module to be replaced will be determined by the composition of your overseas experience.

PGCE Further Education and Training

13th June 2016 - Change of Modules

All previous modules have been replaced with a suite of new modules and a range of non-modular activities. Although the broad themes of the programme remain generally the same, there is no longer a specialist module in teaching English as an additional language. This new programme structure is being implemented from September 2016 entry.

10th March 2016 - Change to Entry Requirements

GCSE English and GCSE Mathematics at Grade C or above, or equivalent, are now essential requirements (previously desirable).

If you wish to select English (Literacy) as your specialism, you will require GCSE English at Grade A or above, or equivalent, together with an A Level, or equivalent, in a Humanities subject, such as English, Law or History.

If you wish to select Mathematics (Numeracy) as your specialism, you will require GCSE Mathematics at Grade A or above, or equivalent, together with an A Level, or equivalent, in a related subject, such as Mathematics, Physics, Statistics or Accounting.

G

MSc Games Programming and Visual Computing

This page outlines any material changes to course content, programme structure, assessment methods, entry criteria, and modes of study or delivery, implemented in the past two years. No material changes have been made to the information for this programme in that time. Any future amends will be tracked here.

BSc (Hons) Genetics

11th March 2019 - New Modules Added

SCI3327 Advanced Tissue Applications (20 credits) and SCI2338 Applications of Biotechnology (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 3.

26th February 2019 - New Module Added

SCI2342 Introduction to Food Sciences (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2.

22nd January 2019 - Changes to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

6th November 2018 - Withdrawal of Module

SCI2328 Biological Placement (20 credits) removed as an optional module from Year 2.

26th March 2018 - New Module Added

SCI2335 Introduction to Biotechnology (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2.

18th September 2017 - Change of Modules

SCI1115 Chemistry for Biologists (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 1. SCI1107 Biology in Practice (20 credits) changes from optional to compulsory in Year 1. SCI1106 Variation, Evolution and Heredity (20 credits), SCI1108 Cellular Form and Function (20 credits), SCI1112 Ecology (20 credits), SCI1113 Biodiversity (20 credits) and SCI1114 Human Body Systems (20 credits) changed from compulsory to optional in Year 1. These changes take effect from September 2018 entry.

25th April 2017 - New Modules Added

SCI3316 Pathology (20 credits), SCI3325 Ecological Interactions (20 credits) and SCI3326 Conservation Issues (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 3.

16th November 2016 - Change of Module

SCI3332 Dissertation – Genetics (40 credits) replaces SCI3308 Dissertation (40 credits) as a compulsory module in Year 3.

18th October 2016 - New Module Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.

6th October 2016 - Change of Modules

SCI2332 Molecular Genetics (20 credits) replaces SCI2320 Molecular Genetics (20 credits) as a compulsory module in Year 2. SCI2331 Life on the Edge (20 credits) replaces SCI2314 Environmental Physiology (20 credits), SCI2330 Field Botany (20 credits) replaces SCI2312 Field Botany (20 credits), SCI2333 Biogeography (20 credits) replaces SCI2325 Biogeography (20 credits), and SCI2336 Biology of Disease (20 credits) replaces SCI2326 Biology of Disease (20 credits) as optional modules in Year 2. SCI2316 Human Population Ecology (20 credits) removed as an optional module in Year 2.

SCI3329 Field Botany (20 credits) replaces SCI3319 (20 credits) as an optional module in Year 3.

15th August 2016 - Change of Modules

SCI1112 Ecology (20 credits) replaces SCI1109 Ecology (20 credits), SCI1113 Biodiversity (20 credits) replaces SCI1110 Biodiversity (20 credits) and SCI1114 Human Body Systems (20 credits) replaces SCI111 Human Body Systems (20 credits) as compulsory modules in Year 1.

26th May 2016 - New Module Added

There is now the option of selecting a Language module in French, Spanish or Mandarin as an integral part of this degree in Year 2, providing a Language module was studied in Year 1.

26th May 2016 - Change of Module

SCI2334 Biochemistry and Metabolism (20 credits) replaces SCI2015 Microbial Genetics (20 credits) as a compulsory module in Year 2.

26th May 2016 - Withdrawal of Module

SCI3317 Medical Microbiology (20 credits) is no longer available as an optional module in Year 3.

26th May 2016 - New Module Added

SCI2900 Study Abroad Placement (40 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2.

28th September 2015 - Withdrawal of Module

SCI2318 Pharmacology (20 credits) is no longer available as an optional module in Year 2.

28th September 2015 - Change to Module Status

SCI1107 Biology in Practice (20 credits) has changed from compulsory to elective in Year 1 in order to accommodate the option of selecting a Language module in French, Spanish or Mandarin as an integral part of this degree.

15th September 2015 - Change to Module Assessment

The module assessment for SCI3308 Dissertation (40 credits) in Year 3 has changed, with the research project log extended to include the creation of an employability portfolio.

BSc (Hons) Geoenvironmental Hazards

22nd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

8th January 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

An A-Level (or equivalent qualification) in Geography, Geology, Environmental Science or a related subject is now essential in order to meet the standard entry criteria for this degree.

3rd May 2017 - Change of Programme Title

Programme title changed from BSc (Hons) Natural and Environmental Hazards to BSc (Hons) Geoenvironmental Hazards.

3rd May 2017 - Change of Module

GEO1051 Geological Hazards (20 credits) replaces GEO1043 Introducing Human Geographies (20 credits) as a compulsory module in Year 1.

Subject Knowledge Enhancement Geography

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BA (Hons) Geography

6th February 2018 - New Module Added

GEO3089 Applied Geographical Information Systems (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3.

8th January 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

An A-Level (or equivalent qualification) in Geography, Environmental Science or a related subject is now essential in order to meet the standard entry criteria for this degree.

23rd January 2017 - New Module Added

GEO2081 Work Based Learning for Geography, Environmental and Geological Science (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2.

9th June 2016 - New Module Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.

11th May 2016 - Change of Modules

Although the broad themes of the programme remain largely the same, all previous modules have been replaced with a suite of new modules. This new programme structure is being implemented from September 2016 entry.

There is also now the option of selecting a Language module in French, Spanish or Mandarin as an integral part of this degree in Year 1. A Language module is also available as a Year 2 option, providing a Language module was studied in Year 1.

BSc (Hons) Geography

28th March 2019 - New Modules Added

SPY3048 Critical Autism Studies (20 credits), SPY3110 Critical Terrorism Studies (20 credits), SPY3112 Desire: Law, Politics, Ethics, Difference (20 credits), SPY3118 Childhood and Sexuality (20 credits), SPY3122 Superdiversity and Community (20 credits) and SPY3125 Socio-Cultural Issues and Questions (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 3.

6th February 2018 - New Module Added

GEO3089 Applied Geographical Information Systems (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3.

8th January 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

An A-Level (or equivalent qualification) in Geography, Environmental Science or a related subject is now essential in order to meet the standard entry criteria for this degree.

23rd January 2017 - New Module Added

GEO2081 Work Based Learning for Geography, Environmental and Geological Science (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2.

9th June 2016 - New Module Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.

11th May 2016 - Change of Modules

Although the broad themes of the programme remain largely the same, all previous modules have been replaced with a suite of new modules. This new programme structure is being implemented from September 2016 entry.

There is also now the option of selecting a Language module in French, Spanish or Mandarin as an integral part of this degree in Year 1. A Language module is also available as a Year 2 option, providing a Language module was studied in Year 1.

BSc (Hons) Geography and Geology

17th September 2019 - Change of Modules

GEO1240 Rocks, Minerals and Fossils (20 credits) and GEO1241 Geological Research Methods (20 credits) replace GEO1050 Dynamic Earth (20 credits) and GEO1052 Earth Materials (20 credits) as compulsory modules in Year 1.

GEO3242 Geoenvironmental Management (20 credits) replaces GEO3071 Natural Hazards (20 credits) as an optional module in Year 3.

17th September 2019 - Change of Course Title

The course title changes from BSc (Hons) Physical Geography and Geology to BSc (Hons) Geography and Geology with effect from September 2020 entry.

22nd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

15th January 2019 - Change of Modules

GEO1050 Dynamic Earth (20 credits) and GEO1052 Earth Materials (20 credits) replace GEO1240 Rock, Minerals and Fossils (20 credits) and GEO1241 Geological Research Methods (20 credits) as compulsory modules in Year 1.

6th February 2018 - Change of Module

GEO2044 Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology (20 credits) replaces GEO2240 Volcanic and Igneous Rocks and Processes (20 credits) as an optional module in Year 2.

8th January 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

An A-Level (or equivalent qualification) in Geography, Geology, Environmental Science or a related subject is now essential in order to meet the standard entry criteria for this degree.

10th May 2016 - Change of Modules

Although the broad themes of the programme remain largely the same, all previous modules have been replaced with a suite of new modules. This new programme structure is being implemented from September 2016 entry.

BSc (Hons) Geology with Geography

17th September 2019 - Change of Modules

GEO1240 Rocks, Minerals and Fossils (20 credits) and GEO1241 Geological Research Methods (20 credits) replace GEO1050 Dynamic Earth (20 credits) and GEO1052 Earth Materials (20 credits) as compulsory modules in Year 1.

17th September 2019 - Change of Course Title

The course title changes from BSc (Hons) Geology with Physical Geography to BSc (Hons) Geology with Geography with effect from September 2020 entry.

22nd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

15th January 2019 - Change of Modules

GEO1050 Dynamic Earth (20 credits) and GEO1052 Earth Materials (20 credits) replace GEO1240 Rock, Minerals and Fossils (20 credits) and GEO1241 Geological Research Methods (20 credits) as compulsory modules in Year 1.

6th February 2018 - Change of Module

GEO2044 Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology (20 credits) replaces GEO2240 Volcanic and Igneous Rocks and Processes (20 credits) as an optional module in Year 2.

8th January 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

An A-Level (or equivalent qualification) in Geography, Geology, Environmental Science or a related subject is now essential in order to meet the standard entry criteria for this degree.

10th May 2016 - Change of Modules

Although the broad themes of the programme remain largely the same, all previous modules have been replaced with a suite of new modules. This new programme structure is being implemented from September 2016 entry.

BSc (Hons) Global Public Health

27th August 2019 - Sandwich Year Option Added

The programme now includes the option of a sandwich year.

13th August 2019 - Withdrawal of Module

HUG3154 Risk, Resilience and Resistance (20 credits) removed as an optional module in Year 3.

23rd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

104-112 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

18th January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

There is no longer a requirement for at least five GCSEs at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent). However, GCSE Mathematics at Grade C or Grade 4 (or above) remains part of the entry criteria.

11th January 2019 - Withdrawal of Module

HUG3116 Leadership Styles and Management Process (20 credits) removed as an optional module in Year 3.

11th January 2019 - Change of Modules

HUG1137 Introduction to Professional and Academic Skills (20 credits) replaces FDH1100 Essential Study Skills for Undergraduates (20 credits) as a compulsory module in Year 1.

27th March 2017 - Change to Entry Requirements

GCSE Mathematics at Grade C or Grade 4 (or equivalent) added to entry criteria.

There is no longer a mandatory requirement for DBS Enhanced Disclosure, however this may be necessary on course depending on whether or not you will undertake a placement that involves working with children and/or vulnerable adults.

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BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care Leadership and Management

27th August 2019 - Sandwich Year Option Added

The programme now includes the option of a sandwich year.

23rd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

104-112 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

BA (Hons) Health and Social Wellbeing

17th September 2019 - New Modules Added

HUG2102 Leadership and Management in the Workplace and Society (20 credits), HUG2103 Vulnerability in Society (20 credits), HUG2120 Older Women in Society (20 credits), HUG2124 Community Profiling (20 credits), HUG2125 Long Term Care and Support for the Older Adult (20 credits) and HUG2230 The Working Environment in Children and Young People’s Services (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 2.

HUG3103 Domestic Abuse (20 credits), HUG3107 Approaches to Care with Older Adults (20 credits), HUG3111 Health Promotion (20 credits), HUG3116 Leadership Styles and Management Processes (20 credits), HUG3152 Community Policy (20 credits) and HUG3154 Risk, Resilience and Resistance (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 3.

13th August 2019 - Withdrawal of Modules

HUG2102 Leadership and Management in the Workplace and Society (20 credits) and HUG2103 Vulnerability in Society (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 2.

HUG3154 Risk, Resilience and Resistance (20 credits) removed as an optional module in Year 3.

23rd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

104-112 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

11th January 2019 - Withdrawal of Module

HUG3116 Leadership Styles and Management Process (20 credits) removed as an optional module in Year 3.

11th January 2019 - Change of Modules

HUG1137 Introduction to Professional and Academic Skills (20 credits) and HUG1138 Introduction to Research Skills (20 credits) replace FDH1100 Essential Study Skills for Undergraduates (20 credits) and FDH1101 Communication Skills (20 credits) as compulsory modules in Year 1.

15th January 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

With effect from academic year 2019/20 entry, applicants will no longer be required to have at least five GCSEs at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent) in order to join this programme.

16th November 2017 - Withdrawal of Modules

HUG2120 Older Women In Society (20 credits), HUG2124 Community Profiling (20 credits), HUG2125 Long Term Care and Support For The Older Adult (20 credits) and HUG2230 The Working Environment in Children and Young People\’s Services (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 2. HUG3103 Domestic Abuse (20 credits), HUG3107 Approaches To Care With Older Adults (20 credits), HUG3111 Health Promotion (20 credits) and HUG3152 Politics and Social Policy (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 3.

25th September 2017 - New Module Added

HUG3138 Vulnerable Children, Young People And The Law (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3.

18th August 2016 - New Module Added

HUG3135 Supporting Children and Young People with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3.

17th September 2015 - Withdrawal of Modules

PAR2060 Performance and the Body (20 credits), PAR2061 Applied Performance 2 (20 credits), PAR2070 Project 3 – Dance (20 credits) and PAR2071 Project 4 – Drama (20 credits) are no longer available and have been removed as optional modules in Year 2.

BA (Hons) History

24th January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

A Level History or equivalent is preferred.

17th January 2019 - New Module Added

POL3006 Advanced Parliamentary Studies (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3.

13th November 2018 - Clarification of Entry Requirements

A Level History should preferably be at Grade C or above (or equivalent).

14th August 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

With effect from academic year 2019/20 entry, A Level History or equivalent is essential.

12th April 2017 - Elective Module Choice

With effect from academic year 2017/18, you may be able to apply to substitute one 20 credit optional module in Year 2 and/or one 20 credit optional module in Year 3 with alternative elective modules from outside the programme curriculum. Some restrictions on elective module choice may apply.

10th April 2017 - Change of Modules

HIS2034 History in Practice: Community Project (20 credits) replaces HUM2000 Independent Project (20 credits) as an optional module in Year 2.

9th June 2016 - New Module Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.

3rd March 2016 - Change of Modules

There is now the option of selecting a Language module in French, Spanish or Mandarin as an integral part of this degree in Year 1. A Language module is also available as a Year 2 option, providing a Language module was studied in Year 1.

HIS2031 Migration and Mobility in Contemporary European History (20 credits), HIS2032 Digital Detectives (20 credits), HIS2033 Introduction to Contemporary French History: From the 1930s to the Present (20 credits) and HUM2000 Independent Project (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 2. HIS2021 Slavery, the South and Sectional Conflict: The United States 1800-1877 (20 credits), HIS2027 Crime and Society 1: Transformations in Punishment 1700-1850 (20 credits), HIS2028 Crime and Society 2: Controlling the Criminal Classes 1800-1900 (20 credits), HIS2029 France: The Clash of Left and Right 1934-1968 (20 credits) and HIS2030 Identity and Diversity: Contemporary France from 1968 to the Present (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 2.

HIS3036 The Special Relationship: Britain and the USA (20 credits), HIS3037 History: Interpretations and Context (20 credits), HIS3038 Special Subject (40 credits) and HIS3039 Independent Research Project (40 credits) added as new optional modules in Year 3. HIS3022 History, Growth and Context (20 credits), HIS3023 History and Society (20 credits), HIS3026 Dissertation (40 credits), HIS3027 History and IT: Databases and Historical Enquiry and Website Construction (40 credits), HIS3028 Visualising Debate: History Video Project (40 credits), HIS3030 Special Subject 2: Interpersonal Violence Since 1750 (40 credits), HIS3031 Special Subject 3: 1968 and All That: Protest in Western Europe (40 credits), HIS3032 Israel/Palestine: 1948 to the Present Day (20 credits)and HIS3035 Read All About It: The History of Journalism in Britain and America (40 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 3.

28th September 2015 - Change of Modules

HIS1016 Time Detectives (20 credits) replaces HIS1014 Ideology, Theories and Practice (20 credits) and HIS1017 History and Society: Theory, Practice and Impact (20 credits) replaces HIS1015 History and Society: Applications and Employment (20 credits) in Year 1.

MA History and Culture

17th December 2015 - New Module Added

HUM4051 Everything is Awesome! Enlightenment to Post-Romantic Children’s Cultures (20 credits) added as an optional module.

BA (Hons) History and Politics

1st March 2019 - Change of Modules

HIS1012 Europe Re-Made (20 credits) and HIS1013 Imperialism, Liberation, Globalisation (20 credits) change from optional to compulsory in Year 1. HIS1010 The Medieval Outlook (20 credits) and HIS1011 (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 1. Students who wish to study Language modules as integrated elements of the programme in Years 2 and 3 can study a language outside the timetabled modules in Year 1 in order to reach the required standard.

HIS2034 History in Practice: Community Project (20 credits) changes from optional to compulsory in Year 2. POL2007 Preparing for Work in Politics (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2. HIS2022 Urbanisation, Immigration and Economic Crisis: The United States 1880-1941 (20 credits), HIS2025 The Rise of the British Empire (20 credits), HIS2026 The Fall of the British Empire (20 credits), HIS2031 Migration and Mobility in Contemporary European History (20 credits) and HIS2032 Digital Detectives (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 2.

HIS3022 History: Growth and Context (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3. HIS3039 Independent Research Project (40 credits) added as a compulsory module in Year 3. POL3005 Politics Dissertation (20 credits) removed as a compulsory module in Year 3. POL3003 Working in Politics (20 credits) removed as an optional module in Year 3.

24th January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

104-112 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

A Level History or equivalent is preferred.

17th January 2019 - New Module Added

POL3006 Advanced Parliamentary Studies (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3.

15th November 2018 - Clarification of Entry Requirements

A Level History should preferably be at Grade C or above (or equivalent).

7th September 2018 - Change of Programme Title

The programme title has been changed from BA (Hons) Politics and History to BA (Hons) History and Politics.

14th August 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

A Level History or equivalent is now essential for this degree.

25th June 2018 - Change of Module Status

POL3005 Politics Dissertation (20 credits) changes from optional to compulsory in Year 3.

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MSc Information Security and IT Management

5th January 2017 - Change of Modules

Although the broad themes of the programme remain largely the same, all previous modules have been replaced with a suite of new modules. This new programme structure is being implemented from September 2017 entry.

26th May 2016 - Change of Module

CIS4208 Research and Development Project (60 credits) replaces CIS4108 Research and Development Project (60 credits) as a compulsory module.

17th September 2015 - Change of Modules

CIS4025 Industrial Placement (10 credits) replaces BUS4025 Industrial Placement (10 credits), CIS4444 Reflective Practitioner (10 credits) replaces BUS4444 Reflective Practitioner (10 credits), and CIS4206 Research Methods (10 credits) replaces BUS4006 Research Methods (10 credits).

BSc (Hons) Information Technology Management for Business

8th January 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

With effect from academic year 2019/20 entry, the requirement to demonstrate evidence of numeracy is changing to GCSE Mathematics at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent).

10th April 2017 - Change of Modules

BUS2029 Leadership Culture and Change (20 credits) replaces BUS2007 Culture and Change (20 credits) as a compulsory module in Year 2.

15th November 2016 - Change of Modules

Although the broad themes of the programme remain largely the same, the majority of previous modules have been replaced with a suite of new modules. This new programme structure is being implemented from September 2017 entry.

26th May 2016 - Change of Modules

CIS3115 Legal, Social, Ethical and Professional Issues in Computing (10 credits) replaces CIS3115B Legal, Social, Ethical and Professional Issues in Computing (0 credits) and BUS3024 Strategic Management (20 credits) replaces BUS3000 Strategy and Decision Making (30 credits) as compulsory modules in Year 3.

26th May 2016 - New Module Added

CIS2607 Entrepreneurship (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2.

25th May 2016 - Change of Module

CIS2141 Database Fundamentals (20 credits) replaces CIS2100 Introduction to Databases (20 credits) as a compulsory module in Year 2.

4th September 2015 - New Module Added

CIS2140 Mobile Apps (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2.

4th September 2015 - Change of Modules

CIS1102 Digital World 1: Computer Architecture and Networks (20 credits) and CIS1103 Digital World 2: Information Systems and Design (20 credits) replace CIS1100 Computer Systems in a Digital World (40 credits) in Year 1. CIS2137 Employability with Placement (20 credits) replaces CIS2136 Work Related Learning (20 credits) in Year 2. CIS3300 Research and Development Project (30 credits) replaces the choice of either CIS3121 Dissertation (30 credits) or CI3122 Computing/Web Development Project (30 credits) in Year 3.

BSc (Hons) Integrated Children and Young People’s Practice

11th January 2019 - Withdrawal of Module

HUG3116 Leadership Styles and Management Process (20 credits) removed as an optional module.

25th September 2017 - Change of Modules

The optional modules (of which one will be selected) on this degree are now HEA3065 Negotiated Learning Shell (20 credits), HUG3109 Safeguarding Children and Young People (20 credits), HUG3116 Leadership Styles and Management Processes (20 credits) and HUG3138 Vulnerable Children, Young People And The Law (20 credits).

PGCert Integrated Palliative and End of Life Care

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BSc (Hons) International Business

26th February 2019 - Change of Module

BUS1031 Introduction to Digital Marketing (20 credits) replaces BUS1025 Designing for an Online Presence (20 credits) as an optional module in Year 1.

18th July 2018 - Change to Module Assessment

The module assessment for BUS3034 Contemporary Issues in Economics (20 credits) has changed to 100% coursework.

17th October 2016 - New Module Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.

26th May 2016 - Change of Module

BUS3044 Entrepreneurship and Innovation (20 credits) replaces BUS3026 Strategy and Innovation as an optional module in Year 3.

17th September 2015 - Change of Module Title

BUS2034 Experiential Marketing (20 credits) renamed to BUS2034 Services and Experiential Marketing (20 credits) in Year 2.

IFP International Foundation Programme

8th February 2018 - Change of Modules

IFP1004 English Grammar and Pronunciation (10 credits) is now available on Route A and Route B (previously Route B only).

IFP1011 Developing ICT Skills (10 credits) has been removed from the programme.

8th February 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

English Language requirements updated.

  • To join route A, IELTS 5.0, with a score no lower than 4.0 in each individual component, is required;
  • To join route B, IELTS 6.0, with a score no lower than 5.0 in each individual component, is required.

Students who are from a majority English speaking country may be exempt from the language requirements.

4th September 2017 - Change to Course Duration Options

There is no longer the option to complete the course in six months. The programme is now only available on a 12-month basis. As a result of this change, there are no longer February intakes to the programme.

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LLB (Hons) Law

23rd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

18th July 2018 - Change to Module Assessment

The module assessment for LAW10001 Legal Methods and Systems (20 credits) has changed to 50% Written Exam(s) and 50% Practical(s).

6th February 2018 - New Module Added

LAW3054 Alternative Dispute Resolution (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3.

17th October 2016 - New Module Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.

LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology

23rd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

24th September 2018 - Change of Modules

CRI3109 The Politics of Policing (20 credits) and CRI3110 The Politics of Imprisonment (20 credits) replace CRI3101 The Politics of Policing (20 credits) and CRI3102 The Politics of Punishment (20 credits) as compulsory modules in Year 3.

18th July 2018 - Change to Module Assessment

The module assessment for LAW10001 Legal Methods and Systems (20 credits) has changed to 50% Written Exam(s) and 50% Practical(s).

6th February 2018 - New Module Added

LAW3054 Alternative Dispute Resolution (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3.

LLB (Hons) Law with Politics

23rd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

15th January 2019 - Change of Modules

SPY3110 Critical Terrorism Studies (20 credits) replaces SPY3041 Critical Terrorism Studies (20 credits) as an optional module in Year 3. POL3006 Advanced Parliamentary Studies (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3.

18th July 2018 - Change to Module Assessment

The module assessment for LAW10001 Legal Methods and Systems (20 credits) has changed to 50% Written Exam(s) and 50% Practical(s).

26th March 2018 - Change of Module

POL3003 Working in Politics (20 credits) replaces POL3002 Working in Politics (20 credits) as an optional module in Year 3.

12th March 2018 - New Module Added

HIS3036 The Special Relationship: Britain and the USA (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3.

6th February 2018 - New Modules Added

POL2004 The Politics of Migration (20 credits) and POL2005 Contemporary US Politics (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 2.

LAW3054 Alternative Dispute Resolution (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3.

10th April 2017 - Change of Modules

MED2289 Crisis Management (20 credits) replaces MED2071 Crisis Management (20 credits) as an optional module in Year 2. SPY2135 Broken Britain (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2.

24th October 2016 - New Modules Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 2 option, providing a Language module was studied in Year 1.

A Language module is also available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.

17th December 2015 - New Module Added

SPY3111 Social, Cultural and Political Ideas (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3.

MSc Leadership and Management Development

20th January 2017 - Change of Modules

BUS4526 Third Sector Governance (20 credits), BUS4527 Work Based Learning (20 credits), BUS4528 Global Civil Society (20 credits) and BUS4529 International Development Management (20 credits) removed as optional modules. BUS4524 Management in the 21st Century (20 credits) and BUS4525 Collaboration Across Boundaries in Management (20 credits) changed from optional to compulsory modules.

These modifications mean that there is no longer a choice between different pathways (International, Leadership and Management, Third Sector). All students will now study the optional modules which previously formed the Leadership and Management pathway.

MSc Leadership Development

11th January 2019 - Change of Modules

HEA4444 Research Methods (20 credits) replaces HEA4045 Research: The Development of a Research Proposal (20 credits) as a compulsory module on each pathway.

15th August 2018 - New Module Added

HEA4220 Promoting Professionalism and Ethics in Multidisciplinary Practice (20 credits) added as a suggested optional module (for the 20 or 40 credits, varying by pathway, of optional modules selected from the Faculty of Health and Social Care\’s CPD portfolio).

20th February 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

If you are in full-time employment and have a minimum of five years\’ experience working within health and social care, you may be able to access the programme without a degree if you are able to demonstrate evidence of continuous professional development.

20th February 2018 - New Modules Added

HEA4207 Developing a Business Case for Change and Innovation (20 credits) added as a compulsory module to the Leadership and Management pathway.

HEA4209 Developing High Performance Cultures within Health and Social Care (20 credits) and HEA4210 Developing High Performance Cultures within Health and Social Care (20 credits) added as suggested optional modules (for the 20 or 40 credits, varying by pathway, of optional modules selected from the Faculty of Health and Social Care\’s CPD portfolio.

20th February 2018 - Change to Modes of Study

The Leadership and Management pathway is now available on a 1-year full-time or 2-3 year part-time basis. Other pathways are available on a 4-year part-time basis only.

MNSW Learning Disabilities Nursing and Social Work

18th January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

The previous requirement for at least five GCSEs at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or nationally recognised equivalent) has been revised to GCSE English Language and GCSE Mathematics at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or nationally recognised equivalent) only.

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BSc (Hons) Marketing

4th April 2019 - Change of Module

BUS1030 Marketing Research (20 credits) replaces BUS1023 E-Commerce and M-Commerce (20 credits) in Year 1. BUS1023 E-Commerce and M-Commerce was compulsory, however BUS1030 Marketing Research will be optional.

26th February 2019 - Change of Module

BUS1031 Introduction to Digital Marketing (20 credits) replaces BUS1025 Designing for an Online Presence (20 credits) in Year 1. The new module is compulsory.

22nd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

18th October 2016 - New Module Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.

26th May 2016 - Change of Module

BUS3044 Entrepreneurship and Innovation (20 credits) replaces BUS3026 Strategy and Innovation as an optional module in Year 3.

17th September 2015 - Change of Module Title

BUS2034 Experiential Marketing (20 credits) renamed to BUS2034 Services and Experiential Marketing (20 credits) in Year 2.

MA Marketing Communications and Branding

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BSc (Hons) Marketing with Advertising

4th April 2019 - New Module Added

BUS1030 Marketing Research (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 1.

26th February 2019 - Change of Module

BUS1031 Introduction to Digital Marketing (20 credits) replaces BUS1025 Designing for an Online Presence (20 credits) as an optional module in Year 1.

22nd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

18th October 2016 - New Module Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.

26th May 2016 - Change of Module

BUS3044 Entrepreneurship and Innovation (20 credits) replaces BUS3026 Strategy and Innovation as an optional module in Year 3.

17th September 2015 - Change of Module Title

BUS2034 Experiential Marketing (20 credits) renamed to BUS2034 Services and Experiential Marketing (20 credits) in Year 2.

BSc (Hons) Marketing with Digital Communications

4th April 2019 - Change of Module

BUS1030 Marketing Research (20 credits) replaces BUS1023 E-Commerce and M-Commerce (20 credits) in Year 1. BUS1023 E-Commerce and M-Commerce was compulsory, however BUS1030 Marketing Research will be optional.

26th February 2019 - Change of Module

BUS1031 Introduction to Digital Marketing (20 credits) replaces BUS1025 Designing for an Online Presence (20 credits) as a compulsory module in Year 1.

22nd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

25th May 2017 - Change of Module

MED2289 Crisis Management (20 credits) replaces MED2071 Crisis Management (20 credits) as an optional module in Year 2.

18th October 2016 - New Module Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.

26th May 2016 - Change of Module

BUS3044 Entrepreneurship and Innovation (20 credits) replaces BUS3026 Strategy and Innovation as an optional module in Year 3.

17th September 2015 - Change of Module Title

BUS2034 Experiential Marketing (20 credits) renamed to BUS2034 Services and Experiential Marketing (20 credits) in Year 2.

MClin Res Master of Clinical Research

15th October 2019 - Change of Location

The programme is no longer available at Wrightington Hospital and is now delivered at Edge Hill University only.

4th October 2018 - Change in Programme Duration

The programme will run on a 1 year full-time and 2 years part-time basis from September 2019 entry.

4th July 2017 - Change of Tuition Fee

The tuition fees for this programme for academic year 2017/18 are now £6,000.

MHealth Res Master of Health Research

15th October 2019 - Change of Location

The programme is no longer available at Wrightington Hospital and is now delivered at Edge Hill University only.

4th October 2018 - Change in Programme Duration

The programme will run on a 1 year full-time and 2 years part-time basis from September 2019 entry.

4th July 2017 - Change of Tuition Fee

The tuition fees for this programme for academic year 2017/18 are now £6,000.

MRes Masters by Research

17th January 2018 - Change of Intake Dates

The intake dates for this programme have changed from September to October.

Subject Knowledge Enhancement Mathematics

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BA (Hons) Media, Film and Television

17th September 2018 - Change of Modules

The changes outlined below apply from September 2019 entry onwards.

MED1436 Understanding Visual Cultures (20 credits) and MED1437 Media and Society (20 credits) replace MED1204 Understanding Visual Cultures (20 credits) and MED1207 Media and Society (20 credits) as compulsory modules in Year 1. FLM1020 How to Read a Film: Sound and Image (20 credits), FLM1022 World Cinemas: Europe (20 credits), FLM1024 How to Read a Film: Approaches (20 credits), MED1434 Digital Photography (20 credits), MED1441 Film and Television History and Contexts (20 credits) and MED1442 Studying Television (20 credits) replace FLM1011 How to Read a Film: Sound and Image (20 credits), FLM1013 World Cinemas: Europe (20 credits), FLM1014 How to Read a Film: Approaches (20 credits), MED1040 Digital Photography (20 credits), MED1417 Film and Television History and Contexts (20 credits) and MED1421 Studying Television: Storytelling and Style (20 credits) as optional modules in Year 1. MED1431 Media Production 1 (20 credits) and MED1432 Media Production 2 (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 1. FLM1016 World Cinemas: Beyond Europe (20 credits), MED1200 Scriptwriting (20 credits), MED1202 Sound for Picture (20 credits), MED1208 Moving Image Production (20 credits), MED1414 Hold the Front Page (20 credits) and MED1425 What Is Animation? History and Context (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 1.

MED2308 Cultural Representations and the Media (20 credits) replaces MED2201 Cultural Representations and the Media (20 credits) as a compulsory module in Year 2. MED2082 Creative Research Methods and Professional Ethics (20 credits) removed as a compulsory module, while MED2315 Analysing Audiences (20 credits) replaces MED2215 Analysing Audiences (20 credits) and changes from optional to compulsory. MED2311 Welcome to the Real World: Documentary Production (20 credits), MED2313 Short Film Production (20 credits), MED2314 Thinking Photography (20 credits), MED2316 Fact to Fiction: Key Debates (20 credits) and MED2323 Transmedia Storytelling (20 credits) replace MED2205 Welcome to the Real World: Documentary Production (20 credits), MED2209 Digital Shorts (20 credits), MED2083 Thinking Photography (20 credits), MED2217 Fact to Fiction: Key Debates (20 credits) and MED2272 Transmedia Storytelling (20 credits) as optional modules in Year 2. MED2301 Screen Criticism, Journalism and Social Media (20 credits), MED2302 Pods and Vlogs (20 credits) and MED2318 Spectacles, Bodies and Other Pleasures: Concepts in Television, Animation and Film (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 2. FLM2031 Realism and the Cinema (20 credits), FLM2034 Identity and Representation (20 credits), MED2083 Thinking Photography (20 credits), MED2214 Media Genres and Narrative Theory (20 credits), MED2258 History on Screen (20 credits), MED2270 Analysing Film and Television (20 credits) and MED2285 Writing for the Media (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 2.

MED3275 Dissertation (40 credits) replaces MED3225 Dissertation (40 credits) as a compulsory module in Year 3. MED3260 Independent Production 1 (20 credits) and MED3261 Independent Production 2 (20 credits) added as optional modules, replacing the previously compulsory module MED3209 Independent Production (20 credits). FLM3029 Film Curation, Exhibition and Festivals (20 credits) and FLM3030 Text to Screen 1: Approaches to Film Adaptation (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 3. FLM3022 Cinema and National Identity (20 credits), FLM3026 Non-Western Cinema Case Study (20 credits) and MED3205 Identities and Creative Citizenship (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 3.

18th October 2016 - New Module Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.

4th October 2016 - Change to Entry Requirements

There is no longer an entry requirement of submitting a portfolio of your work in media and/or film and television for this programme.

25th April 2016 - Change of Modules

Many new modules can now be studied on this degree, while a number of compulsory modules have changed to optional, in order to enable the creation of dedicated practice and non-practice routes.

It is possible to move from the practice to non-practice route at the end of Year 1 or Year 2. It is also possible to move from the non-practice to practice route at the end of Year 1, providing that MED1208 Moving Image Production (20 credits) has been studied. There is also now the option of selecting a Language module in French, Spanish or Mandarin as an integral part of this degree in Year 1. A Language module is also available as a Year 2 option, providing a Language module is studied in Year 1.

BUS2005 Graduate Enterprise (20 credits), CIS2105 Usable Hypermedia (20 credits), FLM2023 Film Authorship (20 credits), FLM2027 Censorship and the Cinema (20 credits), MED2210 Screen Adaptation (20 credits) and MUS2004 Music and Media (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 2.

FLM3027 Animation and the Cinema (20 credits), MED3224 Contemporary European Cinema (10 credits), MED3206 Post(feminist) Media Culture (20 credits) and MUS3001 Music Ethnographies (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 3. MED3225 Dissertation (40 credits) replaces MED3202 Dissertation (30 credits) in Year 3.

4th February 2016 - Change to Entry Requirements

Entry criteria raised from 280 points on the current UCAS Tariff for 2016/17 entry to 120 points on the new UCAS Tariff for 2017/18 entry. This is equivalent to the requirements changing from BBC to BBB for A Level grades and DMM to DDM for BTEC Extended Diploma awards (or a combination of BTEC QCF qualifications). The increase is effective from 2017/18 entry.

PGCert Medical Leadership

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MMed Medicine

4th September 2019 - Change of Modules

The programme structure for all pathways has been revised with HEA4247 Work-Based Learning in Clinical Practice (60 credits) replacing HEA4067 Evidence Based Clinical Practice (20 credits), HEA4194 Biomedical Sciences (20 credits) and each 20-credit pathway-specific module.

4th September 2019 - New Pathways Added

New pathways added in Breast Radiology, Cross-Sectional Imaging and Musculoskeletal Radiology.

2nd April 2019 - New Pathway Added

A new pathway in Critical Care and Anaesthesia has been added.

1st March 2019 - New Pathway Added

A new pathway in Endocrinology has been added.

19th December 2018 - New Pathways Added

New pathways in Acute Medicine, Interventional Cardiology, Pain Management, and Psychiatry (Adult and Later Life) have been added.

26th June 2018 - New Pathways Added

New pathways in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Critical Care and Nephrology have been added.

10th March 2017 - New Pathway Added

A generic MMed Medicine pathway has been added. The same core modules are studied as existing specialist pathways, with the final module offering the potential for further subspeciality development in a relevant area of interest.

If you wish to pursue the generic MMed Medicine pathway, we will discuss the options for your 20 credit subspeciality module with you at interview.

MBChB Medicine

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MBChB Medicine with Foundation Year

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PGCert Mental Health Law and Ethics

18th August 2016 - Change of Module

HEA4195 Ethics, The Law and Decision Making (20 credits) replaces HEA4049 Ethical Considerations in Decision Making (20 credits) as a compulsory module.

MNSW Mental Health Nursing and Social Work

18th January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

The previous requirement for at least five GCSEs at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or nationally recognised equivalent) has been revised to GCSE English Language and GCSE Mathematics at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or nationally recognised equivalent) only.

PGCert Mentoring and Coaching

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BSc (Hons) Midwifery

22nd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

120-128 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from January 2020 entry.

18th January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

  • The previous requirement for at least five GCSEs at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent) has been revised to GCSE English Language and GCSE Mathematics at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent) only.

MSc Midwifery

23rd April 2018 - Change to Tuition Fees

The tuition fee structure for this programme has been revised for academic year 2018/19 entry.

If you are a prospective UK or EU student who will be joining this programme in academic year 2018/19, the tuition fee will be £9,250 for Year 1. Tuition fees for Year 2, studied in academic year 2019/20, are expected to be £4,625, i.e. 50% of the standard full-time fee, although this is subject to confirmation of tuition fees for academic year 2019/20 from the Government.

BA (Hons) Music Production

18th September 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

Although the number of UCAS Tariff points has not changed, this should now include a Music-related subject.

Other subjects will be considered if you can demonstrate your ability to create music, either as an electronic musician, or by playing a musical instrument (vocals, guitar, keyboard, bass, drums, percussion, brass etc) either in a band or as a solo artist.

No formal grade or professional qualification in playing a musical instrument is required but, in the absence of a Music-related subject to contribute towards the UCAS Tariff points, you will need to supply evidence in the form of video and/or audio recordings of songs and music being created and performed. Recordings should be uploaded to SoundCloud and/or YouTube and the links to them put in your UCAS Personal Statement. In some circumstances, we may also invite you to attend an audition workshop.

17th September 2019 - Change of Modules

MUS1164 Is This Music? Understanding Sound in Society (20 credits) and MUS1171 Studio Practice (20 credits) added as compulsory modules in Year 1. MUS1172 Creative Music Technology (20 credits) replaces MUS1169 Creative Music Technology (20 credits) as a compulsory module in Year 1. MED1202 Sound for Picture (20 credits) changes from compulsory to optional in Year 1. MTH1105 Words and Music (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 1. MUS1013 A&R (20 credits) removed as a compulsory module and MUS1010 Ear, Voice, Song (20 credits) and MUS1011 Music and Society (20 credit) removed as optional modules in Year 1.

MUS2173 Song Writing and Recording (20 credits), MUS2174 Recording Live Music (20 credits) and MUS2175 Researching Music (20 credits) added as compulsory modules in Year 2. MUS2170 Soundtracks (20 credits) changes from compulsory to optional in Year 2. MUS2176 Arranging Popular Music (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2. MUS2056 Recording and Mixing (20 credits), MUS2057 Production and Mastering (20 credits) and MUS2058 Researching Media and Culture (20 credits) removed as compulsory modules and MUS2004 Music and Media (20 credits), MUS2062 The Artwork of Music (20 credits), MUS2067 Listening Studies (20 credits) and MUS2166 Music Industry: Recording and Live Music in Business (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 2.

MUS3161 Employment Strategies in the Creative Industries (20 credits) and MUS3170 Production and Mastering (20 credits) added as compulsory modules in Year 3. MUS3061 Social Media Context and Practice (20 credits) and MUS3164 Foley and ADR Studies (20 credits) change from compulsory to optional in Year 3. MUS3172 Electronic Performance and Interaction (20 credits) added as an optional module, while MUS3173 Advanced Performance (20 credits) replaces MUS3062 Advanced Performance (20 credits) as an optional module, both in Year 3. MUS3065 Arranging Popular Music (20 credits) removed as a compulsory module and MUS3001 Music Ethnographies (20 credits) and MUS3168 Music and Creative Coding (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 3.

24th January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

12th March 2018 - Change of Modules

MUS1008 Performance Study (20 credits) and MUS1168 Music Literacy (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 1.

MUS2060 Performance Development (20 credits) and MUS2166 Music Industry: Recording and Live Music in Business (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 2.

MUS3001 Music Ethnographies (20 credits) and MUS3062 Advanced Performance (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 3. MUS3060 Digital Performance (20 credits) removed as an optional module in Year 3. MUS3065 Arranging Popular Music (20 credits) changes from optional to compulsory in Year 3.

8th February 2018 - Change of Modules

MUS1169 Creative Music Technology (20 credits) and MUS1170 Ensemble Performance (20 credits) replace MUS1006 Studio Composition (20 credits) and MUS1007 Music Composition and Sound Design (20 credits) as compulsory modules in Year 1.

MUS2171 Electronic Music and Sound Design (20 credits) replaces MUS2055 Digital Composition (20 credits) as an optional module in Year 2.

MUS3168 Music and Creative Coding (20 credits) replaces MUS3060 Digital Performance (20 credits) as an optional module in Year 3.

6th July 2017 - Change to Entry Requirements

An audition workshop now forms part of the entry requirements to this degree.

11th April 2017 - Change of Department

With effect from academic year 2017/18, this programme will reside in the Department of Performing Arts.

18th October 2016 - New Module Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.

26th May 2016 - Change to Module Status

MUS2055 Digital Composition (20 credits) changed from compulsory to optional in Year 2.

26th May 2016 - New Modules Added

MUS2004 Music and Media (20 credits) and MUS2067 Listening Studies (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 2. MUS3065 Arranging Popular Music (20 credits) added as a new module in Year 3.

26th May 2016 - Withdrawal of Modules

MUS1012 Convergent Digital Media (20 credits) removed as a compulsory module in Year 1. This means that both MUS1010 Ear, Voice, Song (20 credits) and MUS1011 Music and Society (20 credits) will now be studied unless a single Language module is selected in place of one of these modules in Year 1.

MED3208 Media Futures (20 credits) and MUS3161 Employment Strategies in the Creative Industries (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 3.

4th February 2016 - Change to Entry Requirements

Entry criteria raised from 280 points on the current UCAS Tariff for 2016/17 entry to 120 points on the new UCAS Tariff for 2017/18 entry. This is equivalent to the requirements changing from BBC to BBB for A Level grades and DMM to DDM for BTEC Extended Diploma awards (or a combination of BTEC QCF qualifications). The increase is effective from 2017/18 entry.

BA (Hons) Musical Theatre

15th January 2019 - Withdrawal of Module

TEC1100 Introduction to Technical Theatre (20 credits) removed as an optional module in Year 1.

12th March 2018 - Change of Modules

DES2107 Introduction to Prosthetic Make Up (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2. TEC2100 Developing Technical Theatre Skills (20 credits) removed as an optional module in Year 2.

DES3104 Advanced Prosthetic Make Up and Special Effects (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3. DRA3108 Event Planning and Management (20 credits) and TEC3100 Advanced Technical Theatre Skills (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 3.

12th April 2017 - Elective Module Choice

With effect from academic year 2017/18, you may be able to apply to substitute one 20 credit optional module in Year 2 and/or one 20 credit optional module in Year 3 with alternative elective modules from outside the programme curriculum. Some restrictions on elective module choice may apply.

2nd November 2016 - Change of Modules

Although the broad themes of the programme remain largely the same, the majority of previous modules have been replaced with a suite of new modules. This new programme structure is being implemented from September 2017 entry.

18th October 2016 - New Module Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.

15th August 2016 - Change of Modules

MUS1104 Vocal Technique for Musical Theatre (20 credits) and MUS1105 Words and Music (20 credits) added as new compulsory modules in place of optional modules MUS1006 Studio Composition (20 credits) and MUS1164 Is This Music? Understanding Sound in Society (20 credits) in Year 1. MUS1106 Musical Theatre Dance Technique (20 credits) replaces MUS1008 Performance Study (20 credits) as an optional module in Year 1.

MUS2104 Creating Musical Theatre Performance (20 credits) replaces PAR2104 Performance Production (20 credits) as a compulsory module in Year 2.

25th May 2016 - New Module Added

MUS2106 Musical Theatre Dance Technique (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2.

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MSci Nursing

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BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult)

22nd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

104-112 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from January 2020 entry.

18th January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

The previous requirement for at least five GCSEs at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent) has been revised to GCSE English Language and GCSE Mathematics at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent) only.

18th August 2016 - Change of Modules

PUP1184 Skills for Nursing Practice 1 (20 credits) and PUP1185 Nursing Practice 1 (20 credits) replace PUP1177 Learning in Inter-Professional Practice: Developing Competency (40 credits) as compulsory modules in Year 1.

PUP2233 Skills for Nursing Practice 2 (20 credits) and PUP2234 Nursing Practice 2 (20 credits) replace PUP2221 Learning in Inter-Professional Practice: Enhancing Competency (40 credits) as compulsory modules in Year 2.

PUP3267 Skills for Nursing Practice 3 (20 credits) and PUP3268 Nursing Practice 3 (20 credits) replace PUP3230 Learning in Inter-Professional Practice: Achieving Competency (40 credits) as compulsory modules in Year 3.

27th July 2016 - Change to Entry Requirements

The entry requirement that eligible candidates must provide evidence of study within the three years prior to application has been extended to five years.

BSc (Hons) Nursing (Children’s)

22nd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

104-112 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from January 2020 entry.

18th January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

The previous requirement for at least five GCSEs at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent) has been revised to GCSE English Language and GCSE Mathematics at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent) only.

18th August 2016 - Change of Modules

PUP1184 Skills for Nursing Practice 1 (20 credits) and PUP1185 Nursing Practice 1 (20 credits) replace PUP1177 Learning in Inter-Professional Practice: Developing Competency (40 credits) as compulsory modules in Year 1.

PUP2233 Skills for Nursing Practice 2 (20 credits) and PUP2234 Nursing Practice 2 (20 credits) replace PUP2221 Learning in Inter-Professional Practice: Enhancing Competency (40 credits) as compulsory modules in Year 2.

PUP3267 Skills for Nursing Practice 3 (20 credits) and PUP3268 Nursing Practice 3 (20 credits) replace PUP3230 Learning in Inter-Professional Practice: Achieving Competency (40 credits) as compulsory modules in Year 3.

27th July 2016 - Change to Entry Requirements

The entry requirement that eligible candidates must provide evidence of study within the three years prior to application has been extended to five years.

BSc (Hons) Nursing (Learning Disabilities)

22nd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

104-112 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from January 2020 entry.

18th January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

The previous requirement for at least five GCSEs at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent) has been revised to GCSE English Language and GCSE Mathematics at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent) only.

18th August 2016 - Change of Modules

PUP1184 Skills for Nursing Practice 1 (20 credits) and PUP1185 Nursing Practice 1 (20 credits) replace PUP1177 Learning in Inter-Professional Practice: Developing Competency (40 credits) as compulsory modules in Year 1.

PUP2233 Skills for Nursing Practice 2 (20 credits) and PUP2234 Nursing Practice 2 (20 credits) replace PUP2221 Learning in Inter-Professional Practice: Enhancing Competency (40 credits) as compulsory modules in Year 2.

PUP3267 Skills for Nursing Practice 3 (20 credits) and PUP3268 Nursing Practice 3 (20 credits) replace PUP3230 Learning in Inter-Professional Practice: Achieving Competency (40 credits) as compulsory modules in Year 3.

27th July 2016 - Change to Entry Requirements

The entry requirement that eligible candidates must provide evidence of study within the three years prior to application has been extended to five years.

BSc (Hons) Nursing (Mental Health)

22nd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

104-112 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from January 2020 entry.

18th January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

The previous requirement for at least five GCSEs at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent) has been revised to GCSE English Language and GCSE Mathematics at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent) only.

18th August 2016 - Change of Modules

PUP1184 Skills for Nursing Practice 1 (20 credits) and PUP1185 Nursing Practice 1 (20 credits) replace PUP1177 Learning in Inter-Professional Practice: Developing Competency (40 credits) as compulsory modules in Year 1.

PUP2233 Skills for Nursing Practice 2 (20 credits) and PUP2234 Nursing Practice 2 (20 credits) replace PUP2221 Learning in Inter-Professional Practice: Enhancing Competency (40 credits) as compulsory modules in Year 2.

PUP3267 Skills for Nursing Practice 3 (20 credits) and PUP3268 Nursing Practice 3 (20 credits) replace PUP3230 Learning in Inter-Professional Practice: Achieving Competency (40 credits) as compulsory modules in Year 3.

27th July 2016 - Change to Entry Requirements

The entry requirement that eligible candidates must provide evidence of study within the three years prior to application has been extended to five years.

MSc Nursing (Pre-Registration Adult)

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MSc Nursing (Pre-Registration Child)

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MSc Nursing (Pre-Registration Learning Disabilities)

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MSc Nursing (Pre-Registration Mental Health)

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BSc (Hons) Nutrition and Health

27th August 2019 - Sandwich Year Option Added

The programme now includes the option of a sandwich year.

23rd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

104-112 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

18th January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

GCSE English Language, GCSE Mathematics and GCSEs in two Science subjects (or a GCSE Double Science Award) at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent) added to entry criteria with effect from academic year 2020/21 entry.

8th February 2018 - Change of Modules

HUG1137 Introduction to Professional and Academic Skills (20 credits) and HUG1138 Introduction to Research Skills (20 credits) replace FDH1100 Essential Study Skills for Undergraduates (20 credits) and FDH1101 Communication Skills (20 credits) as compulsory modules in Year 1.

15th January 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

With effect from academic year 2019/20 entry, applicants will no longer be required to have at least five GCSEs at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent) in order to join this programme.

1st December 2017 - Change of Modules

HUG2319 Nutrition and Metabolism for Health and Disease (30 credits) and HUG2320 Nutrition Throughout The Lifespan (20 credits) added as compulsory modules in Year 2. HUG2127 Biology and Disease (20 credits) and HUG2128 Nutrition Across The Lifespan (30 credits) removed as compulsory modules in Year 2. HUG2316 Introduction to Food Sciences (20 credits) changes from optional to compulsory in Year 2.

FDH2100 Legal and Ethical Perspectives (20 credits), HEA2077 Negotiated Learning Shell (20 credits), HUG2102 Leadership and Management in the Workplace and Society (20 credits), HUG2231 Nutrition and Metabolism (20 credits), HUG2300 An Introduction to Complementary and Alternative Therapies (20 credits), and HUG2315 Nurturing Health and Wellbeing in the Early Years (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 2.

HEA3065 Negotiated Learning Shell (20 credits), HUG3109 Safeguarding Children and Young People (20 credits), HUG3113 Protecting Children and Young People at Risk (20 credits), HUG3116 Leadership Styles and Management Processes (20 credits), HUG3118 Values in Complementary Therapies (20 credits), HUG3132 Community Development Practice and Praxis (20 credits), HUG3153 Child and Adolescent Mental Health (20 credits) and HUG3154 Risk, Resilience and Resistance (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 3.

16th November 2017 - Withdrawal of Module

HUG2230 The Working Environment in Children and Young People’s Services (20 credits) removed as an optional module in Year 2.

17th September 2015 - Withdrawal of Modules

PAR2060 Performance and the Body (20 credits), PAR2061 Applied Performance 2 (20 credits), PAR2070 Project 3 – Dance (20 credits) and PAR2071 Project 4 – Drama (20 credits) are no longer available and have been removed as optional modules in Year 2.

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BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practice

23rd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

104-112 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from April 2020 entry.

21st January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

The previous requirement for at least five GCSEs at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent) has been revised to GCSE English Language and GCSE Mathematics at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent) only.

BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practice

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BSc (Hons) Paramedic Practice

23rd September 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

The entry criteria has been amended so that a full UK manual driving licence must be shown on commencement of the programme rather than at interview.

23rd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

26th June 2017 - Professional Accreditation

This programme has been accredited by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

BA (Hons) Physical Education and School Sport

5th July 2019 - Changes to Entry Requirements

Entry requirements have been revised to 112 UCAS Tariff points, preferably to include Physical Education or a Science subject. Additionally, DBS Enhanced Disclosure continues to be required.

27th March 2017 - New Module Added

SPT3647 Learning Through The Outdoors in Physical Education and School Sport (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3.

18th October 2016 - New Modules Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 2 option, providing a Language module was studied in Year 1.

A Language module is also available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.

15th August 2016 - Change of Modules

SPT2648 Contemporary Policy Issues in Physical Education and School Sport (20 credits) replaces SPT2641 Contemporary Politics and Policy of Physical Education and School Sport (20 credits) as a compulsory module in Year 2.

SPT3646 Work Based Placement (20 credits) replaces SPT3644 Work Based Placement (20 credits) as an optional module in Year 3.

MSc Physician Associate Studies

18th March 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

GCSE English at Grade C or Grade 4 (or above) added to entry criteria.

BSc (Hons) Plant Science

26th February 2019 - New Modules Added

SCI2341 Up-Canopy Biology (20 credits) and SCI2342 Introduction to Food Science (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 2.

22nd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

6th November 2018 - Withdrawal of Module

SCI2328 Biological Placement (20 credits) removed as an optional module from Year 2.

9th March 2018 - Change of Modules

SCI1114 Human Body Systems (20 credits) replaces SCI1111 Human Body Systems (20 credits), SCI1113 Biodiversity (20 credits) replaces SCI1110 Biodiversity (20 credits), and SCI1112 Ecology (20 credits) replaces SCI1109 Ecology (20 credits) as optional modules in Year 1.

18th September 2017 - Change of Module Status

SCI1106 Variation, Evolution and Heredity (20 credits), SCI1108 Cellular Form and Function (20 credits), SCI1109 Ecology (20 credits) and SCI1110 Biodiversity (20 credits) changed from compulsory to optional in Year 1.

BA (Hons) Policing

7th February 2019 - Implications of New Policing Education Qualification Framework

Please note, the BA (Hons) Policing degree will no longer meet the professional requirements for the Certificate in Knowledge of Policing (CKP), with effect from September 2019 entry, following the development of a new Policing Education Qualification Framework for the training of police officers and staff.

BA (Hons) Policing will provide ideal preparation for applying for degree-holder entry to the police (for which further study will be required) on graduation. Please refer to BSc (Hons) Professional Policing for our College of Policing licensed pre-join degree.

23rd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

26th March 2018 - New Module Added

CRI2023 Race, Crime and Criminology (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2.

25th September 2017 - Withdrawal of Module

CIS2131 Introduction to Security and Forensics (20 credits) removed as an optional module in Year 2.

17th October 2016 - New Module Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 2 option, providing a Language module was studied in Year 1.

BA (Hons) Politics and Criminology

23rd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

17th January 2019 - New Module Added

POL3006 Advanced Parliamentary Studies (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3.

25th June 2018 - Change of Modules

CRI2027 Crime, Law and Society (20 credits) changes from optional to compulsory while CRI2024 Crime, Media and Criminology (20 credits) changes from compulsory to optional in Year 2. POL2007 Preparing for Work in Politics (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2.

Language modules added as options in Years 2 and 3. There is no Language option in Year 1.

CRI3109 The Politics of Policing (20 credits), CRI3110 The Politics of Imprisonment (20 credits) and POL3005 Politics Dissertation (20 credits) change from optional to compulsory in Year 3. HIS3036 The Special Relationship: Britain and the USA (20 credits), POL3003 Working in Politics (20 credits) and SPY3111 Social, Cultural and Political Ideas (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 3.

BA (Hons) Politics and Sociology

23rd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

17th January 2019 - New Module Added

POL3006 Advanced Parliamentary Studies (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3.

31st August 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

Entry criteria increased to 120 UCAS Tariff points.

MA Popular Culture

18th July 2018 - Change to Module Assessment

The module assessment for HUM4041 Transgressive Women (20 credits), HUM4043 Neo-Victorian Fiction (20 credits) and HUM4049 Gothic Spaces (20 credits) has changed to 100% coursework.

17th December 2015 - New Module Added

HUM4051 Everything is Awesome! Enlightenment to Post-Romantic Children’s Cultures (20 credits) added as an optional module.

Graduate Diploma Pre-Masters Programme

This page outlines any material changes to course content, programme structure, assessment methods, entry criteria, and modes of study or delivery, implemented in the past two years. No material changes have been made to the information for this programme in that time. Any future amends will be tracked here.

PGCE Primary Education with QTS

18th July 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

Professional Skills Tests have been removed from the entry criteria for September 2020 entry onwards. Details of the replacement for the tests are still to be announced, however they will be benchmarked against a defined set of English and Mathematics skills that students will be expected to have by the end of the course (rather than at the point of entry).

The Professional Skills Tests remain part of the entry requirements for September 2019 entry in line with Government policy.

28th March 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

The wording of the entry criteria around demonstrating an interest in teaching has been revised to remove reference to time spent in schools. The revised wording states that applicants are expected to have a commitment to, and understanding of, primary education, demonstrating the personal attributes, values and motivation required to train as a teacher.

12th July 2017 - Change to Entry Requirements

While GCSEs at Grade C or Grade 4 (or equivalent) in English Language, Mathematics and a Science subject are still needed to join this programme, there is no longer a requirement for GCSEs in two additional National Curriculum subjects (as taught in Key Stages 1 and 2).

BA (Hons) Primary Education with QTS

18th July 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

Professional Skills Tests have been removed from the entry criteria for September 2020 entry onwards. Details of the replacement for the tests are still to be announced, however they will be benchmarked against a defined set of English and Mathematics skills that students will be expected to have by the end of the course (rather than at the point of entry).

The Professional Skills Tests remain part of the entry requirements for September 2019 entry in line with Government policy.

2nd May 2019 - New Minor Subject Specialisms Added

Minor subject specialisms added in Design Technology and Learning Outside The Classroom.

6th March 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

The number of UCAS Tariff points required remains the same, however the stipulation that this should include A Level grades at BB or equivalent has been removed.

28th March 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

The wording of the entry criteria around demonstrating relevant school experience has been amended. The revised wording states that applicants are expected to have a commitment to, and understanding of, secondary education, demonstrating the personal attributes, values and motivation required to train as a teacher.

4th February 2016 - Change to Entry Requirements

Entry criteria reduced from 320 points on the current UCAS Tariff for 2016/17 entry to 120 points on the new UCAS Tariff for 2017/18 entry. This is equivalent to the requirements changing from ABB to BBB for A Level grades and remaining at DDM for BTEC Extended Diploma awards (or a combination of BTEC QCF qualifications). The reduction is effective from 2017/18 entry.

BA (Hons) Primary Education with QTS (School Based Route)

18th July 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

Professional Skills Tests have been removed from the entry criteria for September 2020 entry onwards. Details of the replacement for the tests are still to be announced, however they will be benchmarked against a defined set of English and Mathematics skills that students will be expected to have by the end of the course (rather than at the point of entry).

The Professional Skills Tests remain part of the entry requirements for September 2019 entry in line with Government policy.

29th March 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

The wording of the entry criteria around demonstrating relevant experience has been amended to remove the stipulation of having a minimum of one year\’s part-time experience in the role of the teaching assistant. The revised wording states that applicants are expected to have a commitment to, and understanding of, primary education, demonstrating the personal attributes, values and motivation required to train as a teacher.

You should also be able to demonstrate a commitment to ongoing part-time experience in the role of the teaching assistant (voluntary or paid), equivalent to a minimum of one day a week for the school year for the duration of the programme with the approval of the Head Teacher (and their commitment to support your progress).

PGCE Primary Mathematics Specialist with QTS

18th July 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

Professional Skills Tests have been removed from the entry criteria for September 2020 entry onwards. Details of the replacement for the tests are still to be announced, however they will be benchmarked against a defined set of English and Mathematics skills that students will be expected to have by the end of the course (rather than at the point of entry).

The Professional Skills Tests remain part of the entry requirements for September 2019 entry in line with Government policy.

28th March 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

The wording of the entry criteria around demonstrating an interest in teaching has been revised to remove reference to time spent in schools. The revised wording states that applicants are expected to have a commitment to, and understanding of, primary education, demonstrating the personal attributes, values and motivation required to train as a teacher.

12th July 2017 - Change to Entry Requirements

While GCSE Mathematics at Grade A (or equivalent) and GCSEs in English Language and a Science subject at Grade C or Grade 4 (or equivalent) are still needed to join this programme, there is no longer a requirement for GCSEs in two additional National Curriculum subjects (as taught in Key Stages 1 and 2).

7th October 2016 - Change to Programme Delivery

There is no longer a summer school at the start of the programme.

PGCE Primary Physical Education (PE) Specialist with QTS

18th July 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

Professional Skills Tests have been removed from the entry criteria for September 2020 entry onwards. Details of the replacement for the tests are still to be announced, however they will be benchmarked against a defined set of English and Mathematics skills that students will be expected to have by the end of the course (rather than at the point of entry).

The Professional Skills Tests remain part of the entry requirements for September 2019 entry in line with Government policy.

28th March 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

The wording of the entry criteria around demonstrating an interest in teaching has been revised to remove reference to time spent in schools. The revised wording states that applicants are expected to have a commitment to, and understanding of, primary education, demonstrating the personal attributes, values and motivation required to train as a teacher.

12th July 2017 - Change to Entry Requirements

While GCSEs at Grade C or Grade 4 (or equivalent) in English Language, Mathematics and a Science subject are still needed to join this programme, there is no longer a requirement for GCSEs in two additional National Curriculum subjects (as taught in Key Stages 1 and 2).

MSc Professional Clinical Practice

11th January 2019 - Change of Modules

HEA4444 Research Methods (20 credits) replaces HEA4045 Research: The Development of a Research Proposal (20 credits) as a compulsory module.

BSc (Hons) Professional Policing

This page outlines any material changes to course content, programme structure, assessment methods, entry criteria, and modes of study or delivery, implemented in the past two years. No material changes have been made to the information for this programme in that time. Any future amends will be tracked here.

BSc (Hons) Psychology

25th June 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

GCSE English at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent) has been added to the entry criteria.

20th January 2017 - Change of Modules

PSY3142 Social Neuroscience (20 credits), PSY3143 Cognitive Neuroscience (20 credits) and PSY3144 Psychology of Language (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 3. EDP3105 Foundations for Learning (20 credits) replaces EDP3103 The Psychology of Movement, Music and Mark Making in Education (20 credits) as an optional module in Year 3. PSY3121 Evolutionary Psychology (20 credits), PSY3124 Critical Perspectives in Developmental Psychology (20 credits), PSY3125 Memory in the Real World (20 credits), PSY3126 Understanding Genocide: The Social Psychology of the Holocaust (20 credits), PSY3127 The Developing Memory: From Infancy to Adolescence (20 credits) and PSY3134 Advanced Social Psychology (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 3.

4th September 2015 - Change of Modules

PSY1117 Real World Psychology (20 credits) replaces PSY1114 Real World Psychology (30 credits) in Year 1. PSY1118 Investigating Psychology 1 (20 credits) and PSY1119 Investigating Psychology 2 (20 credits) replace PSY1113 Investigating Psychology (30 credits) in Year 1.

MSc Psychology (Conversion)

28th September 2015 - Change to Mode of Study

Course length changed to 1 year full-time and 2-3 years part-time.

BSc (Hons) Psychology and Criminology

25th June 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

GCSE English at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent) has been added to the entry criteria.

12th March 2018 - Change of Modules

PSY1109 Essential Skills in Applied Psychology (20 credits) replaces CRI1017 Critical Thinking and Analysis (20 credits) as a compulsory module in Year 1.

PSY3140 Psychology in the Courtroom (20 credits) and PSY3144 Psychology of Language (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 3.

20th January 2017 - New Module Added

PSY3144 Psychology of Language (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3.

17th December 2015 - New Module Added

PSY3140 Psychology in the Courtroom (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3.

MSc Psychology in Business

This page outlines any material changes to course content, programme structure, assessment methods, entry criteria, and modes of study or delivery, implemented in the past two years. No material changes have been made to the information for this programme in that time. Any future amends will be tracked here.

BSc (Hons) Psychosocial Analysis of Offending Behaviour

9th October 2019 - Withdrawal of Module

HEA2077 Negotiated Learning Shell (20 credits) removed as an optional module in Year 2.

29th August 2019 - Sandwich Year Option Added

The programme now includes the option of a sandwich year.

13th August 2019 - Change of Module

FDH2100 Legal and Ethical Perspectives (20 credits) replaces HEA2077 Negotiated Learning Shell (20 credits) as a compulsory module in Year 2.

25th February 2019 - Change of Modules

HUG1137 Introduction to Professional and Academic Skills (20 credits) and HUG1138 Introduction to Research Skills (20 credits) replace FDH1100 Essential Study Skills for Undergraduates (20 credits) and FDH1101 Communication Skills (20 credits) as compulsory modules in Year 1.

23rd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

104-112 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

15th January 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

With effect from academic year 2019/20 entry, applicants will no longer be required to have at least five GCSEs at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent) in order to join this programme.

MSc Psychotherapy and Counselling – Contemporary Creative Approaches

5th November 2018 - Clarification of Payment of Tuition Fees

While the tuition fees for full-time UK and EU students joining the programme in academic year 2019/20 remain as £9,250 for the entire programme, the payment of tuition fees will now be split differently between each year of the course. £6,000 is payable in Year 1, with £3,250 payable in Year 2.

MSc Public Health Nutrition

11th January 2019 - Change of Modules

HEA4444 Research Methods (20 credits) replaces HUG4004 Research Methods (20 credits) as a compulsory module.

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BA (Hons) Religion

23rd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

104-112 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

5th December 2018 - Change of Programme Title

The title of this programme has changed from BA (Hons) Religion, Culture and Society to BA (Hons) Religion.

Subject Knowledge Enhancement Religious Education

This page outlines any material changes to course content, programme structure, assessment methods, entry criteria, and modes of study or delivery, implemented in the past two years. No material changes have been made to the information for this programme in that time. Any future amends will be tracked here.

BSc (Hons) Robotics and Artificial Intelligence

27th June 2019 - Withdrawal of Module

It is no longer possible to study a Language module as an integrated part of this degree. You can still learn a language as additional study, however, through our Language Steps classes.

23rd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

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PGCE Secondary Computer Science and Information Technology Education (Age Phase 11-16) with QTS

2nd October 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

The wording around degree requirements has been updated to:

A first or second class Honours degree in a relevant subject from a UK university (or equivalent qualifications). Non-relevant degree subjects may be considered if you have an A Level (or equivalent qualification or IT experience) in the subject you wish to teach and a willingness to engage in subject knowledge enhancement.

18th July 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

Professional Skills Tests have been removed from the entry criteria for September 2020 entry onwards. Details of the replacement for the tests are still to be announced, however they will be benchmarked against a defined set of English and Mathematics skills that students will be expected to have by the end of the course (rather than at the point of entry).

The Professional Skills Tests remain part of the entry requirements for September 2019 entry in line with Government policy.

28th March 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

The wording of the entry criteria around demonstrating an interest in teaching has been revised to remove reference to time spent in schools. The revised wording states that applicants are expected to have a commitment to, and understanding of, secondary education, demonstrating the personal attributes, values and motivation required to train as a teacher.

PGCE Secondary English (Age Phase 11-16) with QTS

2nd October 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

The wording around degree requirements has been updated to:

A first or second class Honours degree in a relevant subject from a UK university (or equivalent qualification). Non-relevant degree subjects may be considered if you have an A Level (or equivalent qualification) in English and a willingness to engage in subject knowledge enhancement.

18th July 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

Professional Skills Tests have been removed from the entry criteria for September 2020 entry onwards. Details of the replacement for the tests are still to be announced, however they will be benchmarked against a defined set of English and Mathematics skills that students will be expected to have by the end of the course (rather than at the point of entry).

The Professional Skills Tests remain part of the entry requirements for September 2019 entry in line with Government policy.

28th March 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

The wording of the entry criteria around demonstrating an interest in teaching has been revised to remove reference to time spent in schools. The revised wording states that applicants are expected to have a commitment to, and understanding of, secondary education, demonstrating the personal attributes, values and motivation required to train as a teacher.

BA (Hons) Secondary English Education with QTS

18th July 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

Professional Skills Tests have been removed from the entry criteria for September 2020 entry onwards. Details of the replacement for the tests are still to be announced, however they will be benchmarked against a defined set of English and Mathematics skills that students will be expected to have by the end of the course (rather than at the point of entry).

The Professional Skills Tests remain part of the entry requirements for September 2019 entry in line with Government policy.

28th March 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

The wording of the entry criteria for the 2-year route around experience in secondary schools has been amended. The revised wording states that applicants are expected to have a commitment to, and understanding of, secondary education, demonstrating the personal attributes, values and motivation required to train as a teacher.

13th March 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

With effect from academic year 2019/20 entry, an A Level at minimum grade C (or equivalent) in English is required to join this degree. For academic year 2018/19 entry, an A Level at minimum grade B (or equivalent) in English is essential.

17th December 2015 - Change of Modules

SUG1049 Introduction to English Language Studies (20 credits) replaces SUG1013 Grammar and Style in the English Language (20 credits) in Year 1 and SUG2049 Further Studies in the English Language (20 credits) replaces SUG2016 The History and Development of the English Language (20 credits) in Year 2.

PGCE Secondary Geography (Age Phase 11-16) with QTS

2nd October 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

The wording around degree requirements has been updated to:

A first or second class Honours degree in a relevant subject from a UK university (or equivalent qualification). Non-relevant degree subjects may be considered if you have an A Level (or equivalent qualification) in Geography and a willingness to engage in subject knowledge enhancement.

18th July 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

Professional Skills Tests have been removed from the entry criteria for September 2020 entry onwards. Details of the replacement for the tests are still to be announced, however they will be benchmarked against a defined set of English and Mathematics skills that students will be expected to have by the end of the course (rather than at the point of entry).

The Professional Skills Tests remain part of the entry requirements for September 2019 entry in line with Government policy.

28th March 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

The wording of the entry criteria around demonstrating an interest in teaching has been revised to remove reference to time spent in schools. The revised wording states that applicants are expected to have a commitment to, and understanding of, secondary education, demonstrating the personal attributes, values and motivation required to train as a teacher.

PGCE Secondary History (Age Phase 11-16) with QTS

2nd October 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

The wording around degree requirements has been updated to:

A first or second class Honours degree in a relevant subject from a UK university (or equivalent qualifications). Non-relevant degree subjects may be considered if you have an A Level (or equivalent qualification) in History.

18th July 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

Professional Skills Tests have been removed from the entry criteria for September 2020 entry onwards. Details of the replacement for the tests are still to be announced, however they will be benchmarked against a defined set of English and Mathematics skills that students will be expected to have by the end of the course (rather than at the point of entry).

The Professional Skills Tests remain part of the entry requirements for September 2019 entry in line with Government policy.

28th March 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

The wording of the entry criteria around demonstrating an interest in teaching has been revised to remove reference to time spent in schools. The revised wording states that applicants are expected to have a commitment to, and understanding of, secondary education, demonstrating the personal attributes, values and motivation required to train as a teacher.

PGCE Secondary Mathematics (Age Phase 11-16) with QTS

2nd October 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

The wording around degree requirements has been updated to:

A first or second class Honours degree in a relevant subject from a UK university (or equivalent qualification). Non-relevant degree subjects may be considered if you have an A Level (or equivalent qualification) in Mathematics and a willingness to engage in subject knowledge enhancement.

18th July 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

Professional Skills Tests have been removed from the entry criteria for September 2020 entry onwards. Details of the replacement for the tests are still to be announced, however they will be benchmarked against a defined set of English and Mathematics skills that students will be expected to have by the end of the course (rather than at the point of entry).

The Professional Skills Tests remain part of the entry requirements for September 2019 entry in line with Government policy.

28th March 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

The wording of the entry criteria around demonstrating an interest in teaching has been revised to remove reference to time spent in schools. The revised wording states that applicants are expected to have a commitment to, and understanding of, secondary education, demonstrating the personal attributes, values and motivation required to train as a teacher.

BSc (Hons) Secondary Mathematics Education with QTS

18th July 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

Professional Skills Tests have been removed from the entry criteria for September 2020 entry onwards. Details of the replacement for the tests are still to be announced, however they will be benchmarked against a defined set of English and Mathematics skills that students will be expected to have by the end of the course (rather than at the point of entry).

The Professional Skills Tests remain part of the entry requirements for September 2019 entry in line with Government policy.

28th March 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

The wording of the entry criteria for the 2-year route around experience in secondary schools has been amended. The revised wording states that applicants are expected to have a commitment to, and understanding of, secondary education, demonstrating the personal attributes, values and motivation required to train as a teacher.

PGCE Secondary Physical Education (Age Phase 11-16) with QTS

2nd October 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

The wording around degree requirements has been updated to:

A first or second class Honours degree in Physical Education from a UK university (or equivalent qualification).

18th July 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

Professional Skills Tests have been removed from the entry criteria for September 2020 entry onwards. Details of the replacement for the tests are still to be announced, however they will be benchmarked against a defined set of English and Mathematics skills that students will be expected to have by the end of the course (rather than at the point of entry).

The Professional Skills Tests remain part of the entry requirements for September 2019 entry in line with Government policy.

28th March 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

The wording of the entry criteria around demonstrating an interest in teaching has been revised to remove reference to time spent in schools. The revised wording states that applicants are expected to have a commitment to, and understanding of, secondary education, demonstrating the personal attributes, values and motivation required to train as a teacher.

PGCE Secondary Religious Education (Age Phase 11-16) with QTS

2nd October 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

The wording around degree requirements has been updated to say:

A first or second class Honours degree in a relevant subject from a UK university (or equivalent qualification). Non-relevant degree subjects may be considered if you have an A Level (or equivalent qualification) in Religious Education and a willingness to engage in subject knowledge enhancement.

18th July 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

Professional Skills Tests have been removed from the entry criteria for September 2020 entry onwards. Details of the replacement for the tests are still to be announced, however they will be benchmarked against a defined set of English and Mathematics skills that students will be expected to have by the end of the course (rather than at the point of entry).

The Professional Skills Tests remain part of the entry requirements for September 2019 entry in line with Government policy.

28th March 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

The wording of the entry criteria around demonstrating an interest in teaching has been revised to remove reference to time spent in schools. The revised wording states that applicants are expected to have a commitment to, and understanding of, secondary education, demonstrating the personal attributes, values and motivation required to train as a teacher.

BA (Hons) Secondary Religious Education with QTS

18th July 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

Professional Skills Tests have been removed from the entry criteria for September 2020 entry onwards. Details of the replacement for the tests are still to be announced, however they will be benchmarked against a defined set of English and Mathematics skills that students will be expected to have by the end of the course (rather than at the point of entry).

The Professional Skills Tests remain part of the entry requirements for September 2019 entry in line with Government policy.

20th July 2018 - Change of Modules

REL1000 Introduction to the Study of Religion (20 credits), REL1001 Introduction to the Sacred (20 credits), REL1003 Eastern Dharma (20 credits) and REL1004 Abrahamic Traditions (20 credits) replace SUG1035 Beginning the Study of Religion (20 credits), SUG1036 The History of Christian Thought and Culture (20 credits), SUG1037 Hindu Dharma (20 credits) and SUG1038 Islam (20 credits) as compulsory modules in Year 1.

REL2000 Ethnography: Living with Religions (20 credits), REL2001 The Bible in the Modern World (20 credits), REL2002 Religion, Belief and Reason (20 credits) and REL2003 Judaism (20 credits) replace SUG2032 Judaism (20 credits), SUG2033 Old Testament Theology (20 credits) and SUG2034 Buddhist Dharma (20 credits) in Year 2. The four modules added are all optional.

REL3000 British Buddhism (20 credits), REL3002 Religion in the 21st Century (20 credits) and REL3005 Issues in Contemporary Islam (20 credits) replace SUG3037 New Testament Criticism (20 credits), SUG3038 Religion in the Twenty First Century (20 credits) and SUG3039 Silkhism and Jainism (20 credits) as compulsory modules in Year 3.

28th March 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

The wording of the entry criteria for the 2-year route around experience in secondary schools has been amended. The revised wording states that applicants are expected to have a commitment to, and understanding of, secondary education, demonstrating the personal attributes, values and motivation required to train as a teacher.

PGCE Secondary Science (Biology) (Age Phase 11-16) with QTS

2nd October 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

The wording around degree requirements has been updated to:

A first or second class Honours degree in a relevant subject from a UK university (or equivalent qualification). Non-relevant degree subjects may be considered if you have an A Level (or equivalent qualification) in Biology and a willingness to engage in subject knowledge enhancement;

18th July 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

Professional Skills Tests have been removed from the entry criteria for September 2020 entry onwards. Details of the replacement for the tests are still to be announced, however they will be benchmarked against a defined set of English and Mathematics skills that students will be expected to have by the end of the course (rather than at the point of entry).

The Professional Skills Tests remain part of the entry requirements for September 2019 entry in line with Government policy.

28th March 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

The wording of the entry criteria around demonstrating an interest in teaching has been revised to remove reference to time spent in schools. The revised wording states that applicants are expected to have a commitment to, and understanding of, secondary education, demonstrating the personal attributes, values and motivation required to train as a teacher.

PGCert Simulation and Clinical Learning

2nd February 2018 - Change of Modules

HEA4034 Negotiated Learning Shell (20 credits) replaces CPD7007 Improving Practice in Clinical Education (20 credits) as an optional module.

7th July 2017 - Withdrawal of Modules

CPD4707 Supporting The Postgraduate Learner in the Medical Workplace (20 credits), CPD4708 Managing and Developing Medical Education (20 credits), CPD7004 Educational Leadership in Health Settings (20 credits) and CPD7005 Educational Supervision In The Clinical Context (20 credits) removed as optional modules.

MA Social Work

This page outlines any material changes to course content, programme structure, assessment methods, entry criteria, and modes of study or delivery, implemented in the past two years. No material changes have been made to the information for this programme in that time. Any future amends will be tracked here.

BA (Hons) Social Work

27th August 2019 - Change of Modules

SWP2023 Theory, Research and Critical Practice with Children, Young People and Families (30 credits) and SWP2024 Theory, Research and Critical Practice with Adults (30 credits) replace SWP2019 Theory, Research and Critical Practice with Children, Young People and Families (20 credits), SWP2020 Theory, Research and Critical Practice with Adults (20 credits) and SWP2021 Theory, Research and Critical Practice in Mental Health (20 credits) as compulsory modules in Year 1.

20th December 2017 - Change to Entry Requirements

No specific subjects are required to join this degree but it is desirable to have studied Psychology or Sociology.

2nd October 2017 - Change of Modules

SWP1019 Theory and Methods (30 credits), SWP1020 Engagement, Relationships and Interaction in Professional Practice (30 credits) and SWP1020 Social Work and Society (20 credits) replace SWP1013 What Is Social Work? (20 credits), SWP1014 Theory and Methods (20 credits), SWP1017 Communication, Relationships and Partnerships (20 credits) and SWP1018 Preparation for Practice (20 credits) as compulsory modules in Year 1.

SWP2018 Social Research and Methods Of Inquiry (20 credits), SWP2019 Theory, Research and Critical Practice With Children, Young People and Families (20 credits), SWP2020 Theory, Research and Critical Practice With Adults (20 credits), SWP2021 Theory, Research and Critical Practice in Mental Health (20 credits) and SWP2022 Practice Learning 1: Applying Theory, Methods and Research (40 credits) replace SWP2013 Practice Learning 1: Applying Theory, Methods and Research (40 credits), SWP2014 Social Work Practice With Children, Young People and Their Families (20 credits), SWP2015 Social Work With Adults (20 credits), SWP2016 Mental Health and Wellbeing (20 credits) and SWP2017 Practice Critique 1 (20 credits) as compulsory modules in Year 2.

HEA3065 Negotiated Learning Shell 6.20 (20 credits), SWP3013 Dissertation (40 credits), SWP3014 Specialist Social Work With Children, Young People and Families (40 credits), SWP3014 Specialist Social Work With Children, Young People And Families (20 credits), SWP3015 Specialist Practice With Adults (20 credits) and SWP3016 Practice Learning 2: Applying Theory, Methods and Research (40 credits) replace SWP3008 Practice Learning 2: Applying Theory, Methods and Research (40 credits), SWP3009 Research Methods and Social Work Practice (30 credits), SWP3010 Critical Reflection and Professional Practice (20 credits) and SWP3011 Practice Critique 2 (30 credits) in Year 3. SWP3013 Dissertation (40 credits) and SWP3016 Practice Learning 2: Applying Theory, Methods and Research (40 credits) are compulsory.

These changes take effect from September 2018 entry.

4th February 2016 - Change to Selection Process

The selection process now includes an interview and presentation, group discussion and a written test.

4th February 2016 - Change to Entry Requirements

Although no specific subjects are required to join this programme,  the entry requirements now state that it is desirable to have studied Sociology, Psychology or English Language. A further sentence has been added to the entry requirements stating that it is imperative that prospective Social Work students have a high proficiency in spoken and written English.

BA (Hons) Sociology

24th January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

104-112 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

17th January 2019 - New Module Added

POL3006 Advanced Parliamentary Studies (20 credits) and SPY3129 Animals and Society (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 3.

7th February 2018 - New Module Added

SPY3048 Critical Autism Studies (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3.

9th June 2016 - New Module Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.

23rd May 2016 - Change of Modules

Although the broad themes of the programme remain largely the same, the majority of previous modules have been replaced with a suite of new modules. This new programme structure is being implemented from September 2016 entry.

There is also now the option of selecting a Language module in French, Spanish or Mandarin as an integral part of this degree in Year 1. A Language module is also available as a Year 2 option, providing a Language module was studied in Year 1.

17th December 2015 - New Module Added

SPY3111 Social, Cultural and Political Ideas (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3.

MComp Software Application Development

27th June 2019 - Withdrawal of Module

It is no longer possible to study a Language module as an integrated part of this degree. You can still learn a language as additional study, however, through our Language Steps classes.

23rd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

8th January 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

With effect from academic year 2019/20 entry, the requirement to demonstrate evidence of numeracy is changing to GCSE Mathematics at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent).

15th November 2016 - Change of Modules

Although the broad themes of the programme remain largely the same, the majority of previous modules have been replaced with a suite of new modules. This new programme structure is being implemented from September 2017 entry.

15th August 2016 - Change of Module

CIS3104 Mobile Application Development (20 credits) removed as a compulsory module in Year 3, replaced by CIS3132 Intelligent Systems (20 credits) which changes from optional to compulsory.

8th June 2016 - New Module Added

CIS2607 Entrepreneurship (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2.

7th June 2016 - Change of Module

CIS2141 Database Fundamentals (20 credits) replaces CIS2100 Introduction to Databases (20 credits) as a compulsory module in Year 2.

17th September 2015 - Change of Module

CIS4206 Research Methods (10 credits) replaces BUS4006 Research Methods (10 credits) in Year 3.

4th September 2015 - New Module Added

CIS2140 Mobile Apps (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 2.

4th September 2015 - Change of Modules

CIS1102 Digital World 1: Computer Architecture and Networks (20 credits) and CIS1103 Digital World 2: Information Systems and Design (20 credits) replace CIS1100 Computer Systems in a Digital World (40 credits) in Year 1. CIS2137 Employability with Placement (20 credits) replaces CIS2136 Work Related Learning (20 credits) in Year 2.

BSc (Hons) Software Engineering

27th June 2019 - Withdrawal of Module

It is no longer possible to study a Language module as an integrated part of this degree. You can still learn a language as additional study, however, through our Language Steps classes.

8th January 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

With effect from academic year 2019/20 entry, the requirement to demonstrate evidence of numeracy is changing to GCSE Mathematics at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent).

National Award Special Educational Needs Coordination

16th August 2017 - Change to Application Process

Applications for this programme are now made via UKPASS.

PGCert / MA Specialist Primary Mathematics Practice

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PGCert SpLD (Dyslexia) with AMBDA/ATS

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BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Psychology

25th June 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

GCSE English at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent) has been added to the entry criteria.

15th August 2016 - Change of Modules

SPT3434 Applied Sports Psychology (20 credits) replaces SPT3424 Applied Sport Psychology (20 credits), SPT3435 Applied Exercise Psychology (20 credits) replaces SPT3425 Applied Exercise Psychology (20 credits), and SPT3436 Applied Skill Acquisition in Sport (20 credits) replaces SPT3427 Sport and Exercise Psychology in Practice (20 credits) as compulsory modules in Year 3.

17th December 2015 - Change of Modules

SPT2434 Sport and Exercise Psychology (20 credits) replaces SPT2423 Psychology of Sport and Exercise (30 credits) and PSY2112 Developmental Psychology (20 credits) replaces PSY2118 Applied Developmental Psychology (10 credits) in Year 2.

4th September 2015 - Change of Module

PSY1116 Investigating Methods in Psychology (20 credits) replaces PSY1113 Investigating Psychology (30 credits) in Year 1.

MSci Sport and Exercise Science

5th July 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

Entry requirements have been revised to 120 UCAS Tariff points, preferably to include Physical Education or a Science subject.

BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science

5th July 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

Entry requirements have been revised to 112 UCAS Tariff points, preferably to include Physical Education or a Science subject.

7th February 2017 - Change to Entry Requirements

128 UCAS Tariff points will be required to join this programme from September 2018 entry, preferably to include A Level Physical Education at Grade B or an equivalent qualification.

MSc Sport, Physical Activity and Mental Health

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BA (Hons) Sports Coaching and Development

4th July 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

Entry requirements have been revised to 112 UCAS Tariff points, preferably to include Physical Education, Sports Studies, a Science subject, or a related subject.

Additionally, students continue to be invited to submit a portfolio of coaching experience to date, including evidence of having completed a Level 1 Coaching Certificate in any sport or the achievement of a Sports Leaders UK Award, if applicable. DBS Enhanced Disclosure also continues to be required.

11th March 2019 - New Module Added

SPT2734 Contemporary Issues in Sport, Physical Activity and Health (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3.

17th December 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

GCSE Mathematics at Grade C or Grade 4 or above has been removed from the entry criteria.

6th July 2017 - Change of Module

SPT3220 Dissertation (40 credits) replaces SPT3727 Applied Research Dissertation in Sports Development and Management (40 credits) as a compulsory module in Year 3.

BA (Hons) Sports Development and Management

4th July 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

Entry requirements have been revised to 112 UCAS Tariff points, preferably to include Physical Education, Sports Studies, or a Science subject. A related subject including Business and Management would also be welcomed.

Additionally, DBS Enhanced Disclosure continues to be required.

17th December 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

GCSE Mathematics at Grade C or Grade 4 or above has been removed from the entry criteria.

6th July 2017 - Change of Module

SPT3220 Dissertation (40 credits) replaces SPT3727 Applied Research Dissertation in Sports Development and Management (40 credits) as a compulsory module in Year 3.

28th September 2015 - Change of Module

SPT1830 Introduction to Coaching Pedagogy (20 credits) replaces SPT1728 Introduction to Sports Coaching and Leadership (20 credits) in Year 1.

17th September 2015 - Change of Module

SPT2734 Contemporary Issues in Sport, Physical Activity and Health (20 credits) replaces SPT2729 Contemporary Issues in Sport, Physical Activity and Health (20 credits) as an optional module in Year 2.

BA (Hons) Sports Management and Coaching

5th July 2019 - Change of Entry Requirements

Entry requirements have been revised to 112 UCAS Tariff points, preferably to include Physical Education. Additionally, DBS Enhanced Disclosure continues to be required.

6th July 2017 - Change of Module

SPT3220 Dissertation (40 credits) replaces SPT3727 Applied Research Dissertation in Sports Development and Management (40 credits) as a compulsory module in Year 3.

17th September 2015 - Change of Module

SPT2734 Contemporary Issues in Sport, Physical Activity and Health (20 credits) replaces SPT2729 Contemporary Issues in Sport, Physical Activity and Health (20 credits) as an optional module in Year 2.

MSci Sports Therapy

5th July 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

Entry requirements have been revised to 120 UCAS Tariff points, preferably to include Physical Education or a Science subject.

Additionally, DBS Enhanced Disclosure continues to be required.

BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy

5th July 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

Entry requirements have been revised to 112 UCAS Tariff points, preferably to include Physical Education or a Science subject. Additionally, DBS Enhanced Disclosure continues to be required.

4th September 2017 - Change to Assessment Requirements

There is no longer a requirement from The Society of Sports Therapists to pass all elements of assessment on the following modules: SPT1931 Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology (20 credits); SPT1932 Introduction to Kinesiology (20 credits); SPT1933 Introduction to Exercise Therapy (20 credits); SPT2931 Anatomy and Physiology (20 credits); SPT2932 Kinesiology (20 credits); SPT2933 Sport and Exercise Rehabilitation (20 credits); SPT3933 Functional Rehabilitation (20 credits); SPT3935 Strength and Conditioning for Sports Therapy (20 credits).

7th February 2017 - Change to Entry Requirements

128 UCAS Tariff points will be required to join this programme from September 2018 entry, preferably to include A Level Physical Education at Grade B or an equivalent qualification.

MCh Surgery

4th September 2019 - Change of Modules

The programme structure for all pathways has been revised with HEA4247 Work-Based Learning in Clinical Practice (60 credits) replacing HEA4067 Evidence Based Clinical Practice (20 credits), HEA4194 Biomedical Sciences (20 credits) and each 20-credit pathway-specific module.

4th September 2019 - New Pathways Added

New pathways added in Cardiothoracic Surgery and Neurosurgery.

11th July 2019 - New Pathways Added

New pathways added in Cardiothoracic Surgery, Ophthalmology (Cataract and Refractive Surgery) and Ophthalmology (Medical Retina).

24th June 2019 - New Pathways Added

New pathways confirmed in Gynaecology, Oncoclastic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery, Reproductive Medicine, Urogynaecology and Urology.

4th October 2018 - New Pathway Added

A new pathway has been added in Surgical Gastroenterology.

10th March 2017 - New Pathway Added

A generic MCh Surgery pathway has been added. The same core modules are studied as existing specialist pathways, with the final module offering the potential for further subspeciality development in a relevant area of interest.

If you wish to pursue the generic MCh Surgery pathway, we will discuss the options for your 20 credit subspeciality module with you at interview.

10th March 2017 - Change of Modules

HEA4194 Biomedical Sciences (20 credits) added as a compulsory module to all pathways. The module this replaces varies by pathway:

  • MCh Colorectal Surgery – HEA4126 Applied Clinical Anatomy – Gastrointestinal System (20 credits);
  • MCh Emergency and Trauma – HEA4156 Emergency and Trauma Anatomy (20 credits);
  • MCh Minimal Access Surgery – HEA4126 Applied Clinical Anatomy – Gastrointestinal System (20 credits);
  • MCh Orthopaedics (Foot and Ankle) – HEA4150 Orthopaedic Anatomy (Foot and Ankle) (20 credits);
  • MCh Orthopaedics (Hand and Wrist Surgery) – HEA4147 Orthopaedic Anatomy (Hand and Wrist) (20 credits);
  • MCh Orthopaedics (Hip and Knee) – HEA4149 Orthopaedic Anatomy (Hip and Knee) (20 credits);
  • MCh Orthopaedics (Spine) – HEA4148 Orthopaedic Anatomy (Spine) (20 credits);
  • MCh Orthopaedics (Upper Limb Surgery) – HEA4146 Orthopaedic Anatomy (Upper Limb) (20 credits);
  • MCh Otorhinolaryngology – HEA4071 Otorhinolaryngology and Rhinology Anatomy (20 credits);
  • MCh Paediatric Orthopaedics – HEA4145 Paediatric Orthopaedic Anatomy (20 credits);
  • MCh Rhinology – HEA4071 Otorhinolaryngology and Rhinology Anatomy (20 credits);
  • MCh Rhinology and Facial Plastic Surgery – HEA4187 Rhinology and Facial Plastic Surgery Anatomy (20 credits);
  • MCh Surgical Oncology – HEA4153 Applied Clinical Anatomy – Surgical Oncology (20 credits);
  • MCh Trauma and Orthopaedics – HEA4072 Orthopaedic Anatomy (20 credits).

24th February 2016 - Change to Entry Requirements

There is no longer a requirement for students to have been in the UK for a minimum of three years in order to be eligible to join this programme.

MSc Surgical Care Practice

26th March 2019 - Change to Basic Surgical Skills Workshop

The Basic Surgical Skills Workshop, which must be completed prior to the start of the course, will now be delivered by Edge Hill University and accredited by the Royal College of Surgeons. It will be included in the cost of revised tuition fees which rise to £9,250 for the entire programme for academic year 2019/20 entry. The workshop will usually take place in early September.

25th September 2017 - Change of Modules

HEA4139 Appraising and Evaluating Research Within Surgical Care Practice (20 credits) replaces HEA4045 Research: The Development Of A Research Proposal (20 credits) as a compulsory module.

23rd May 2017 - Change to Entry Requirements

The entry requirements have been updated to indicate that while the minimum entry criteria remains at a lower second-class honours degree in a health or social care related subject, with evidence of at least 18 months post-registration experience, if applicants do not have a degree at 2:2 or above but have been employed as a trainee surgical care practitioner, they may still be eligible to gain entry to the programme if they can also demonstrate evidence of study at undergraduate level (minimum 20 credits at Level 6) within the last three years.

BSc (Hons) Systems Automation

27th June 2019 - Withdrawal of Module

It is no longer possible to study a Language module as an integrated part of this degree. You can still learn a language as additional study, however, through our Language Steps classes.

11th June 2019 - Change of Module

SUG1021 Mathematical Proof and Logic (20 credits) replaces CIS1110 Web Design and Development (20 credits) as an optional module in Year 1.

23rd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

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PGCert Teaching and Learning in Clinical Practice

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BA (Hons) Teaching, Learning and Child Development

23rd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

104-112 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

11th January 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

With effect from academic year 2019/20 entry, GCSE Mathematics at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent) changes from compulsory to desirable.

GCSE Science at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent) is added to the entry criteria, as desirable, from academic year 2019/20 entry.

1st September 2016 - Withdrawal of Modules

TLD1111 Professional Practice Placement 1 (20 credits) removed as a module from Year 1, TLD2222 Professional Practice Placement 2 (20 credits) removed as a module from Year 2, and TLD3333 Professional Practice Placement 3 (20 credits) removed as a module in Year 3.

This minor modification is to ensure students accrue the standard 120 credits per year instead of 140 credits per year as was previously the case. Settings based tasks and placements remain a key element of other modules on the programme.

4th February 2016 - Change to Entry Requirements

Entry requirements now include GCSE English Language and GCSE Mathematics at Grade C or above (or equivalent) as a requirement. This was previously only desirable.

BA (Hons) Television Production Management

24th January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

17th September 2018 - Change of Modules

The changes outlined below apply from September 2019 entry.

MED1438 Moving Image Production (20 credits) replaces MED1208 Moving Image Production (20 credits) as a compulsory module in Year 1. MED1212 Script to Screen: Location Scouting/Casting (20 credits) removed as a compulsory module in Year 1. MED1441 Film and Television History and Contexts (20 credits) and MED1442 Studying Television (20 credits) replace MED1417 Film and Television History and Contexts (20 credits) and MED1421 Studying Television: Storytelling and Style (20 credits) as optional modules in Year 1. MED1429 Will the Revolution Be Televised (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 1.

MED2303 Production Management Production Skills (20 credits) replaces MED2290 Production Management Practice in Television (20 credits) as a compulsory module in Year 2. MED2291 Production Management Practice in New Media (20 credits) changes from compulsory to optional. MED2254 Controversy and Ethics (20 credits), MED2315 Analysing Audiences (20 credits) and MED2321 Analysing Film and Television (20 credits) replace MED2082 Creative Research Methods and Professional Ethics (20 credits), MED2215 Analysing Audiences (20 credits) and MED2270 Analysing Film and Television (20 credits) as optional modules in Year 2. MED2301 Screen Criticism, Journalism and Social Media (20 credits) and MED2318 Spectacles, Bodies and Other Pleasures: Concepts in Television, Animation and Film (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 2. MED2201 Cultural Representations and the Media (20 credits), MED2214 Media Genres and Narrative Theory (20 credits), MED2217 Fact to Fiction: Key Debates (20 credits) and MED2271 Research for Film and Television (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 2.

MED3262 Advanced Production Management A (20 credits) and MED3263 Advanced Production Management B (20 credits) replace MED3215 Advanced Production Management (40 credits) as compulsory modules in Year 3. MED3275 Dissertation (40 credits) replaces MED3225 Dissertation (40 credits) and changes from optional to compulsory. FLM3029 Film Curation, Exhibition and Festivals (20 credits) added as an optional module in Year 3. MED3058 Media Policy and Political Communication (20 credits), MED3205 Identities and Creative Citizenship (20 credits), MED3208 Media Futures (20 credits) and MUS3061 Social Media Context and Practice (20 credits) removed as optional modules in Year 3.

18th October 2016 - New Module Added

A Language module is now available as a Year 3 option, providing Language modules were studied in Years 1 and 2.

21st April 2016 - Change of Modules

MED1417 Film and Television History and Contexts (20 credits) replaces MED1410 Film and Television History and Contexts (40 credits) in Year 1. MED1421 Studying Television: Storytelling and Style (20 credits) added as a new module in Year 1. There is also now the option of selecting a Language module in French, Spanish or Mandarin as an integral part of this degree in Year 1.

MED2221 Production Management (40 credits), MED2247 Research and Analysis for Film and Television (40 credits), Production Management Practice 1 (20 credits) and MED2257 Production Management Practice 2 (20 credits) removed as Year 2 modules. MED2273 Production Management A (20 credits) and MED2274 Production Management B (20 credits) added as compulsory modules in Year 2. MED2082 Creative Research Methods and Professional Ethics (20 credits), MED2201 Cultural Representations and The Media (20 credits), MED2214 Media Genres and Narrative Theory (20 credits), MED2215 Analysing Audiences (20 credits), MED2217 Fact to Fiction: Key Debates, MED2227 Spectacles, Bodies and Other Pleasures: Concepts in Television, Animation and Film (20 credits), MED2270 Analysing Film and Television (20 credits), MED2271 Research for Film and Television (20 credits), MED2290 Production Management in Television (20 credits) and MED2291 Production Management Practice in New Media (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 2. A Language module is also available as a Year 2 option, providing a Language module is studied in Year 1.

MED3058 Media Policy and Political Communication (20 credits), MED3205 Identities and Creative Citizenship (20 credits) and MUS3061 Social Media Context and Practice (20 credits) added as optional modules in Year 3.

21st April 2016 - Changes to Module Status

MED3057 Event Management (20 credits) and MED3207 Global Convergence: Film and Television Drama in the 21st Century (20 credits) changed from compulsory to optional modules in Year 3.

MA TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)

15th January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

IELTS entry requirements revised to 7.0 with no element less than 6.5.

20th January 2017 - Change to Entry Requirements

Upon satisfaction of the entry requirements, applicants will no longer be asked to provide a research proposal as part of the selection process.

9th May 2016 - Change to Entry Requirements

Additional entry requirements now apply to this programme.

In addition to an academic reference, the University also requires a statement from a referee who oversaw your teaching duties at the institution or organisation where your TESOL experience took place. This reference should be submitted directly by the referee (i.e. the statement should not be forwarded to us on their behalf).

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MComp Web Design and Development

27th June 2019 - Withdrawal of Module

It is no longer possible to study a Language module as an integrated part of this degree. You can still learn a language as additional study, however, through our Language Steps classes.

23rd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

112-120 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

8th January 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

With effect from academic year 2019/20 entry, the requirement to demonstrate evidence of numeracy is changing to GCSE Mathematics at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent).

15th November 2016 - Change of Modules

Although the broad themes of the programme remain largely the same, the majority of previous modules have been replaced with a suite of new modules. This new programme structure is being implemented from September 2017 entry.

26th May 2016 - Change of Modules

CIS4206 Research Methods (10 credits) replaces BUS4006 Research Methods (10 credits) as a compulsory module in Year 3.

CIS4208 Research and Development Project (60 credits) replaces CIS4108 Research and Development Project (60 credits) as a compulsory module in Year 4.

BSc (Hons) Web Design and Development

27th June 2019 - Withdrawal of Module

It is no longer possible to study a Language module as an integrated part of this degree. You can still learn a language as additional study, however, through our Language Steps classes.

8th January 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

With effect from academic year 2019/20 entry, the requirement to demonstrate evidence of numeracy is changing to GCSE Mathematics at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent).

15th November 2016 - Change of Modules

Although the broad themes of the programme remain largely the same, the majority of previous modules have been replaced with a suite of new modules. This new programme structure is being implemented from September 2017 entry.

4th September 2015 - Change of Modules

CIS3300 Research and Development Project (30 credits) replaces the choice of either CIS3121 Dissertation (30 credits) or CI3122 Computing/Web Development Project (30 credits) in Year 3.

BA (Hons) Working and Teaching in The Early Years

23rd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

104-112 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

2nd November 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

GCSE Mathematics at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent) has been removed from the entry requirements for this degree.

BA (Hons) Working with Children 5-11

23rd January 2019 - Change to Entry Requirements

104-112 UCAS Tariff points are required to join this programme with effect from September 2020 entry.

2nd November 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

GCSE Science at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent) has been removed from the entry requirements for this degree.

11th January 2018 - Change to Entry Requirements

With effect from academic year 2019/20 entry, GCSE Mathematics at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent) is desirable.

PGCert Workplace-based Postgraduate Medical Education

11th January 2019 - New Module Added

HEA4117 Medical Leadership (20 credits) added as an optional module.