NEW AND DISCONTINUED COURSES AND PROGRAMMES

 

(A) individual degree and diploma courses (undergraduate)

Accountancy

Introduction of new level 1 courses: ‘Accounting 1’ (replacing AC1007), ‘Accounting 2’(replacing AC1508)

Introduction of new level 3 courses: ‘Taxation’ (replacing AC3035/3535), ‘Accounting Information Systems’ (Replacing AC3029), ‘International Financial Statement Analysis’ (replacing AC3031 and AC3519)

Agriculture and Forestry

Introduction of new level 4 course: ‘Special Topics in Forestry’

Withdrawal of the courses FY3009, FY3017, FY4003, FY4522, FY4206.

Celtic

Introduction of new level 2 courses: ‘Introduction to Modern Irish I’ (replacing CE2004), ‘Introduction to Modern Irish II’ (replacing CE2504), ‘The Irish Sea World’ (replacing CE2006), ‘The Learned and the Literate: Medieval Celtic Manuscripts’ (replacing CE2508)

Introduction of new level 3 and level 4 options: ‘Celts and Christianity to c1200’ (replacing CE3030/CE4030), ‘Introduction to Research Methods’, ‘Eilean Agus Eilean Eile: Irish and Scottish Gaelic Poetry from 1940 to the Present Day’ (replacing CE3517 & CE3528), ‘Rig Alban and Rig Éirenn: Kingship and Identity c.900-c.1200’ (replacing CE3016), ‘Bardachd Thraidiseanta na Gaidhlig 1700-1900’

Withdrawal of the courses: CE2005, CE3012, CE3019, CE3022, CE3024, CE3029/CE4029, CE3505, CE3513, CE3531/CE4531

Computing Science

Introduction of new level 4 course: ‘Model Based Reasoning’ (replaces CS4519)

Introduction of new level 3 course: ‘Web Design and Administration’

Withdrawal of the courses CS4014, CS1010, CS4520, CS4521

 

Divinity & Religious Studies

Introduction of a new level 3 course: ‘Religion, Politics and History in the Middle East’

Engineering

Introduction of a new level 4 course: ‘Thermodynamics 2’

 

English

Introduction of new level 1 course: ‘Essentials of Literature’ (replacing EL1003)

Introduction of new level 3 courses: ‘Visible Speech: Instrumental Phonetics’, ‘Scottish Literature 1750-1850’ (replacing EL38GL), ‘Page and Stage: Renaissance Writings 1500-1640’ (replacing EL30CL, EL30CM, EL35AM &EL35AN), ‘Early Varieties of English in their Social and Cultural Contexts’, ‘American Literature to 1900’ (replacing EL38PO)

Introduction of new level 4 courses: ‘Twentieth Century Travel Writing’, ‘Nineteenth Century Medievalism’ (replacing EL43GP & EL45GM), ‘Looking Back – in Anger? Victorian constructions of sex and gender in twentieth-century women’s fiction’ (replacing EL40DF), ‘Human and Divine Passion: Early Modern Devotional Poetry’ (replacing EL45CM), ‘Heroes and Villains: Writing lives in the Renaissance, 1520-1640’ (replacing EL45AP), ‘Victorianism: Literature, Art and Society’ (replacing EL33PM, EL35GN & EL35PP)

Withdrawal of the courses EL30BL, EL40DE, EL40FE, EL43FC, EL43BA, EL33SR, EL35AL, EL35OL, EL48SQ, EL48YA

Film Studies

Introduction of new level 3 course: ‘British and European National Cinemas’ (replacing FS35AC & FS35BA)

Introduction of new level 4 course: ‘Post-Colonialism and Cinema’ (replacing FS45BC)

Withdrawal of the courses FS40EA

German

Introduction of new level 1 courses: ‘German 1 for Native Speakers of German’ and ‘German 2 for Native Speakers of German’

Hispanic Studies

Introduction of new level 3 and level 4 courses: ‘Level 3 translation, comprehension and composition (Mode B)’, ‘Citizenship in Mexico and Central America’, ‘Language and Culture in the Hispanic World’, ‘The Films of Luis Buñuel’

Withdrawal of the courses SP3075, SP4075, SP3076, SP3076, SP4076, SP3082, SP4082, SP3071, SP4071, SP3581, SP4581

History

Withdrawal of the courses HI3047/HI3547, HI3054/HI3554, HI3073/HI3573, HI3086/HI3586, HI3048/HI3548

Key Learning

Introduction of new level 1 courses: ‘Moral Philosophy’, ‘Philosophy and the Human Person’, ‘History of Philosophy’, ‘Metaphysics and Epistemology’

Introduction of new level 2 course: ‘History of European Languages’

Introduction of new level 3 courses: ‘Scottish Culture Summer School’, ‘European Culture Summer School’,

Introduction of new level 4 courses: ‘Scottish Theology’, ‘Biblical Theologies – themes and questions in the Hebrew Bible’

Law

Introduction of new level 2 courses: ‘Competitive Mooting 1’, ‘Competitive Mooting 2’, ‘Introduction to European Legal Systems’, ‘Introduction to Spanish Law’

Introduction of new level 4 options: ‘A Constitution for Europe?’, ‘Planning Law’

Philosophy

Introduction of amended level 3 courses: ‘Nietzsche on Morality and Value’ (replacing PH3032), ‘Philosophy of Film Arts’ (replacing PH3517)

 

 

 

 

 

Physics

Introduction of new level 2 courses: ‘Cosmology, Astronomy and Modern Physics’; ‘An Introduction to Space Science & Remote Sensing’.

Introduction of new level 4 course : ‘Current Issues in Geoscience’

Withdrawal of PX4003

 

Politics & International Relations

Introduction of a new level 3 course: ‘Concepts and Approaches in Political And International Relations’

Withdrawal of the course PI3535

Psychology

Introduction of new level 1 courses: ‘Introductory Psychology A’; ‘Introductory Psychology B’.

Withdrawal of PS4526

Zoology

Introduction of new level 4 course: ‘International Perspectives in Conservation Biology’ (replaces ZO4519)

 

(b) Undergraduate certificate and degree programmes

KEY Learning Opportunities

Introduction of new Certificate in Philosophical Studies

Withdrawal of the Kuwaiti Pre-Medical Students Diploma

Degree of Master of Arts

Introduction of new Joint Honours programmes in Anthropology-Language & Linguistics; Celtic-Language & Linguistics; Cultural History-Language & Linguistics; Cultural History-Religious Studies; Divinity- Language & Linguistics; English-Language & Linguistics; Film Studies-Social Research; French- Language & Linguistics (Mode A); French- Language & Linguistics (Mode B); Geography-Planning; German- Language & Linguistics (Mode A); German-Language & Linguistics (Mode B); Hispanic Studies- Language & Linguistics (Mode A); Hispanic Studies- Language & Linguistics (Mode B); History- Language & Linguistics; History of Art- Language & Linguistics; Language & Linguistics-Philosophy; Language & Linguistics-Religious Studies; Language & Linguistics-Sociology.

Withdrawal of Designated programmes in Environmental Geography; Human Geography, Physical Geography.

Withdrawal of Single Honours programmes in Environmental Geography; Human Geography, Physical Geography.

Re-validation of existing MA programmes as under:

Celtic

MA Gaelic Studies (Single Honours).

English and Film Studies

MA English (Single Honours); MA with Combined Honours (English as Major subject); Designated MA in English; MA English (Joint Honours); MA Film Studies (Joint Honours); MA English and Scottish Literature (Single Honours); MA Scottish Studies (General Honours).

History of Art

MA History of Art (Single Honours); MA History of Art (Joint Honours); Designated MA in History of Art.

Natural Philosophy

MA Natural Philosophy (Single Honours).

Mathematics

Designated MA in Mathematics.

Women’s Studies

Designated MA in Women’s Studies; MA with Combined Honours (Women’s Studies as Minor subject).

Degree of Bachelor of Science

Introduction of new Designated Degree programmes in Physical Sciences and Statistics.

Introduction of new Honours programmes in Environmental Biology and Physical Sciences.

Withdrawal of Honours programmes in Applied Biology for Land-based Industries; Renewable Resources; Forestry and Business Management; Biology (Environmental Science).

Withdrawal of Designated programmes in Applied Biology for Land-based Industries; Renewable Resources; Forestry and Business Management; Biology (Environmental Science).

Revalidation of existing Bachelor of Science programmes as under:

Agriculture and Forestry

Agriculture and Business Management, Animal Health and Welfare, Animal Science, Countryside and Environmental Management, Crop and Soil Science, Equine Science, Food Quality and Marketing, Forest Sciences, Forestry and Business Management, Animal Care, Organic Agriculture, Wildlife Management.

Chemistry

Chemistry, Chemistry in the Life Sciences, Chemistry with Accountancy, Chemistry with Biomedical Sciences, Chemistry with Environmental Analytical Chemistry, Chemistry with Management, Chemistry with New Materials Technology, Chemistry with Physics, Chemistry with Study in France, Chemistry with Study in Germany, Environmental Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry.

Molecular and Cell Biology

Biochemistry, Biochemistry (Immunology), Biotechnology (Applied Molecular Biology), Environmental Microbiology, Genetics, Genetics (Immunology), Medical Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Molecular Microbiology (including all ‘with placement’ versions of the above).

Physics

Physics, Maths-Physics, Physics with Chemistry, Physics with French, Physics with Gaelic, Physics with Geology, Physics with German, Physics with Philosophy, Physics with French.

Plant and Soil Science

Plant and Soil Sciences

Degree of Master of Chemistry

Revalidation of existing Master of Chemistry programmes.

Introduction of new Master of Chemistry programmes in Chemistry for the Offshore Industry; Chemistry with E-Chemistry and Biomedical Materials Chemistry.

 

Degree of Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

Revalidation of programmes in Animal Science and General Agriculture.

 

 

Degree of Bachelor of Science in Forestry

Withdrawal of Designated programme in Urban Forestry.

Withdrawal of Honours programme in Urban Forestry.

Revalidation of programmes in Forest Management and Urban Forestry.

Degree of Master of Engineering

Withdrawal of the programme in Offshore Engineering (for 2003/04 entrants only).

Licence in Theology

Withdrawal of the Licence in Theology

Degree of Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences

Introduction of a new Honours programme of Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences (Health and Women’s Studies).

Degree of MBChB

Revalidation of the Degree of MBChB.

Degree of Bachelor of Science in Medical Sciences

Revalidation of the Degree of BSc Medical Sciences.

 

(C) POSTGRADUATE COURSES (* subject to resolution of queries raised with departments)

Agriculture & Forestry

Introduction of new level 5 courses: *’Forest Measurement’ (replacing Forest Mensuration and Inventory, FY5005); *’Wood: properties, harvesting & use’ (replacing Forest Harvesting, FY5505)

Economics

Introduction of a new level 5 course: ‘Petroleum Economics’ (replacing Petroleum Economics, MS5521)

English & Film Studies

Introduction of new level 5 courses: * ‘The Theory and Practice of Images and Spaces’; * ‘Presenting Research on Visual Culture’; * ‘Audio/Visual: Music, Sound and Visual Culture’; * ‘Visualising the Nation’;

*‘Dissertation in Visual Culture’.

German

Introduction of new level 5 courses: *’The Expressionists and their Mission’; *’Berlin, City of the Twentieth Century’.

Management Studies

Introduction of new level 5 courses: *’Essential Human Resource Practices’; *’Operations Management’; *’Leadership and Management Skills’.

Centre for Advanced Studies in Nursing

Introduction of a new level 5 course: *’Dissertation in Nursing/Midwifery/Health Care’.

Lifelong Learning

Introduction of new level 5 courses: ‘Introduction to Higher Education Teaching 1’; ‘Introduction to Higher Education Teaching 2’.

 

 

(D) POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES

Agriculture & Forestry

Introduction of a new programme: MSc/PgDip Forestry (replacing MSc/PgDip Forest Management)

Withdrawal of Advanced Diploma in Livestock Management, PgCert in Practice of Forestry, PgCert in Rural Development Forestry, MSc European Forestry

English & Film Studies

Introduction of a new programme: *MLitt/PgDip in Visual Culture

Law

Introduction of a new programme: LLM in International Commercial Law

Re-validation of LLM General Law; LLM Commercial Law; LLM European Law; LLM International Law; LLM International and European Law; LLM Property Law

Lifelong Learning Studies

Introduction of a new programme: PgCert in Higher Education Teaching.