Subject related credits

From September 2021 the following subject-related credit requirements will apply to your degree.

To obtain your single honours degree you must take and pass a minimum of 270 subject-related credits in your principal subject over your three-year degree course. At least 90 subject-related credits must be obtained at each level of study.

Subject-related credits are made up of Compulsory and Option modules.

A single module is worth 15 credits and a double module 30 credits.

All single honours options are available to view on our undergraduate course list.

To obtain your combined honours degree you must take and pass a minimum of 135 subject-related credits in each principal subject over your three-year degree course.  At least 45 subject-related credits must be obtained at each level of study.

Subject-related credits are made up of Compulsory and Option modules.

A single module is worth 15 credits and a double module 30 credits.

All Combined Honours options are available to view on our undergraduate course list.

In your final year, as a combined honours student, you may be able to choose to study just one subject.

This will result in an X with Y degree title, for example, BSc (Hons) Astrophysics with Computer Science.

To obtain your combined honours degree, with a specialist subject in your final year, you must take and pass a minimum of 180 subject-related credits in your specialist subject, at least 90 subject-related credits must be obtained at level 6. You must also take and pass a minimum of 90 subject-related credits in your other subject.

Subject-related credits are made up of Compulsory and Option modules.

If you choose to specialise in your final year you must request a course change in eVision.