Chapter 12 - Award of Undergraduate Degrees ‘with Proficiency/Advanced Proficiency in Named Subject’

Proficiency/Advanced Proficiency in Language

Undergraduate students successfully passing a minimum of 60 credits of spoken language modules taken in a single foreign language alongside their main degree subject may have the words ‘with proficiency in [named foreign language]’ added to their degree title on the recommendation of the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies or the Modern Languages Assessment, Progression and Awarding Committees. They may also have the words ‘with proficiency in advanced [named foreign language]’ applied instead, if they pass a minimum of 60 credits of Foreign Language Centre modules at NQF level 6 or 60 credits of advanced Modern Language modules at NQF levels 4 or 5, following the language progression routes used in the Department of Modern Languages. This will be on the recommendation of the Modern Languages Assessment, Progression and Awarding Committee.

Proficiency in Applied Data Analysis

Undergraduate students successfully passing a minimum of 60 credits of modules taken from approved lists in the appropriate programme specifications may have the words ‘with proficiency in applied data analysis’ added to their degree title on the recommendation of the relevant Assessment, Progression and Awarding Committee. Further clarification can be found under Q-Step.

Modules taken for the ‘with proficiency in named subject’ pathway must be taken at two different levels, and must be passed. Condoned modules will not count towards qualification for the proficiency degree title.

Proficiency in Entrepreneurship

Undergraduate students successfully passing a minimum of 60 credits of modules taken from approved lists in the appropriate programme specifications may have the words ‘with proficiency in Entrepreneurship’ added to their degree title on the recommendation of the relevant Assessment, Progression and Awarding Committee. Further clarification can be found on the Centre for Entrepreneurship webpages.

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