NEW AND DISCONTINUED COURSES AND PROGRAMMES
(A) individual degree and diploma courses (undergraduate)
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.
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
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’
Introduction of a new level 4 course: ‘Thermodynamics 2’
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
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
Introduction of new level 1 courses: ‘German 1 for Native Speakers of German’ and ‘German 2 for Native Speakers of German’
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
Withdrawal of the courses HI3047/HI3547, HI3054/HI3554, HI3073/HI3573, HI3086/HI3586, HI3048/HI3548
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’
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’
Introduction of amended level 3 courses: ‘Nietzsche on Morality and Value’ (replacing PH3032), ‘Philosophy of Film Arts’ (replacing PH3517)
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
Introduction of new level 1 courses: ‘Introductory Psychology A’; ‘Introductory Psychology B’.
Withdrawal of PS4526
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:
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.
MA Natural Philosophy (Single Honours).
Designated MA in Mathematics.
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 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, 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)
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’.
Introduction of new level 5 courses: *’The Expressionists and their Mission’; *’Berlin, City of the Twentieth Century’.
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’.
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
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.