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    Core modules

    Core modules are compulsory. You do not need to register for core modules; simply check your timetable on Tabula.

    Optional core modules

    Optional core modules must be taken if you wish to follow a certain pathway. Pay close attention to which pathways require optional core modules or you may be unable to follow a pathway in later years.

    Optional modules

    Every year you will be able to take a different number of optional modules from Liberal Arts or in other departments across the University. These modules comprise your unique pathway.

    Choosing your optional modules

    Please see our Module Choice Guidance for 2020-2021 for students going into their intermediate or final years.


    Your degree is unique in offering you the opportunity, as part of your course, to complete several certificates that develop skills which have been identified by employers as being vital for success in the workplace. Although study for the certificate is optional, and you can still be awarded your degree without taking the certificates, you are strongly encourage to take advantage of the chance to obtain these certificates: attainment of which will be noted on your Higher Education Achievement Report (HEAR) which you can show to potential employers as proof that you possess relevant professional skills. This will give you the edge over other graduates seeking employment.