Most students taking single honours undergraduate degrees at Aberdeen are required to take Enhanced Study. These are courses that are outside the main discipline a student is studying. Undergraduate students are normally required to take 30 credits of Enhanced Study in each of programme years 1 and 2 and 30 credits of Enhanced Study across programme years 3 and 4.
There are three types of Enhanced Study:
Full details of the Enhanced Study requirements, including information on exemptions and rules, can be found in the Enhanced Study Guide 2016-17.
Before submitting a course proposal for a new Sixth Century Course (6CC), a proposal should first be submitted for approval by the Vice-Principal (Learning & Teaching).
The 6CC Proposal Form should be signed by the Heads of Schools, Head of College and by the College Director of Teaching & Learning, after which the Form should be scanned and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If the proposal is approved, a course proposal should be submitted following normal University processes and timelines.
All queries regarding 6CC proposals should be submitted to Academic Services, Registry (email@example.com).