New and Discontinued Courses

 

  1. New and Withdrawn Undergraduate Courses

Celtic

Replacement of existing level 3 options by separate level 3 and 4 courses (designated A and B)

Introduction of new level 3 and 4 options: ‘Introduction to Modern Irish’, Old Irish’, Modern Irish Poetry ‘, ‘The Blackbird’s Song: Celtic Personal Lyric Poetry in Translation’.

Withdrawal of the courses CE 1018 and CE 1518.

Chemistry

Introduction of new level 3 courses: ‘Organic Chemistry for Environmental Chemistry’, Chemistry for Student of Physical Sciences 1B’.

Introduction of new level 4 course: ‘Honours Chemistry Options for Physicists 2’.

Cultural History

Re-designation of the courses CU2504, CU4019 and CU 4523 as courses in Anthropology.

Divinity & Religious Studies

Introduction of a new level 2 course: ‘Tibetan Buddhism: Philosophy, Ritual and Culture inm the Himalayas’.

Engineering

Introduction of new level 2 course: ‘Electronics and Programmable Systems’.

English

Introduction of new level 2 course: ‘Sounds of English’.

Film Studies

Introduction of new level 4 course: ‘Politics, Reality and the Depiction of Actuality’.

Hispanic Studies

Introduction of new level 3 and 4 options: ‘Being Indian in Mexico and Central America’, Twentieth Century Spanish Theatre’, ‘Narrating Collective Pasts in the Hispanic World’, ‘Latin American Poetry and Theatre’.

History

Introduction of new level 3 courses: ‘Gender and Politics in Modern Ireland 1845-1945’, ‘After Rome: Byzantium and the West 400-1000’, ‘Oral History: Practice and Theory’.

KEY learning Opportunities

Introduction of new level 1 Access courses: ‘Political Studies’, ‘Sociological Studies’.

Introduction of new level 1 KEY Learning Award courses: ‘The Archeology of Northern Scotland’, ‘A Taste for Science’, ‘A Study Skills Tasting Course’, ‘A Flavour of Europe’, ‘Folklore and Folk-life in North East Scotland’.

Introduction of new level 4 course: ‘European Security’.

Land Economy

Withdrawal of the course LE2012.

 

Law

Introduction of new level 3 courses based on attendance at the Baltimore/Maryland Summer School.

Politics & International Relations

Introduction of new level 4 courses: ‘War and Its Impact in Modern History’, ‘Modern Day Latin America’.

B) New Courses at Postgraduate Level

Agriculture

Introduction of new level 5 postgraduate course: ‘Plant Breeding and Biotechnology’.

Biology

Introduction of new level 5 postgraduate courses: ‘Experimental Design and Analysis, ‘Project Work Communication and Presentation’.

Computing Science

Introduction of new level 5 postgraduate courses: ‘Systems Analysis and Design’, ‘Introduction to Database Systems’.

Engineering

Introduction of revised level 5 courses for the Project Management programme.

Geography

Introduction of new level 5 postgraduate course: ‘Environmental Regulation’.

Geology and Petroleum Geology

Introduction of new level 5 postgraduate course: ‘Dissertation in Hydro-Carbon Enterprise’.

Nursing

Introduction of new level 5 postgraduate course: ‘Educating Health Professionals’

Plant & Soil Science

Introduction of level 5 postgraduate course; ‘Remediation Technology’.