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Planning Your Degree

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Workload is made up of a combination of lectures, tutorials, laboratories, assignments and reading.

Teaching and Assessment

Teaching at university is different from school and papers are assessed in a variety of ways.

General Bachelors' Degrees

There are a number of qualifications which are considered general bachelor’s degrees and are subject to the Entry Pathway system.

Specialised Bachelors' Degrees

Specialised bachelors' degrees have their own specific entry requirements, a restricted choice of papers and each has its subjects, structure and admission procedures.

Honours Degrees

Most general bachelors' degrees and many of the specialised bachelors' degrees have Honours degrees allied to them.

Diploma for Graduates (DipGrad)

Everything you need to know about the Diploma for Graduates.

Masters' Handbook

The aim of this Handbook is to provide information, guidance, and a point of reference for research Masters' students and those contemplating thesis research.

PhD Handbook

The aim of this Handbook is to provide information and guidance on all matters relating to the PhD, describing processes and regulations, identifying responsibilities and rights, and providing pointers towards good practice.

Degrees and Diplomas

Degree and Diploma information from the University's Guide to Enrolment (in PDF format).

Degree and Timetable Planning Tables

Tables for planning your Degree and Course Timetable (in PDF format).

Further Information

Further information about qualifications and subjects is available elsewhere in this website.