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Mathematics and Philosophy degree structure

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BA/BSc Mathematics and Philosophy structure: Year 1 | Year 2 | Year 3
BSc Mathematics and Philosophy with specialism in Logic and Foundations structure: Year 1 | Year 2 | Year 3 | Year 4


Assessment

The weightings for each year are as follows:

BA/BSc Mathematics and Philosophy (3 Years)

  • Year 1 - 10%
  • Year 2 - 40%
  • Year 3 - 50%

BSc Mathematics and Philosophy with specialism in Logic and Foundations
(4 Years)

  • Year 1 - 10%
  • Year 2 - 20%
  • Year 3 - 30%
  • Year 4 - 40%

Degree structure

BA/BSc Mathematics and Philosophy (3 Years)

Year 1

The normal load is 120 CATS credits, the maximum is 150 CATS (those who have joined the degree prior to 2016/17 may take up to 160 CATS credits but 150 CATS is the recommended maximum load) .

Candidates for Honours degrees are required to take the following core modules:

Year 2

The normal load is 120 CATS credits, the maximum is 150 CATS (those who have joined the degree prior to 2016/17 may take up to 160 CATS credits but 150 CATS is the recommended maximum load) .

Candidates for honours degrees are required to take the following modules:
   

60 CATS credits of second or third year Philosophy modules. These must include the following:

At least one module from the following list:

 

36 CATS credits of second year Mathematics modules. These must include at least two of the following:

At least 30 CATS of Philosophy 2nd and 3rd year options.

   

Candidates for Pass degrees are required to take modules totalling 90 to 96 CATS credits, the constitution of which will be decided in individual cases by the Chairs of the Departments concerned. At the discretion of the Chairs of the Departments, the total load may be increased up to a maximum not exceeding 120 CATS credits.

Year 3

The normal load is 120 CATS credits, the maximum is 150 CATS (those who have joined the degree prior to 2016/17 may take up to 160 CATS credits but 150 CATS is the recommended maximum load) .

Candidates for Honours degrees are required to take the following modules:
   

60 CATS credits of Philosophy second or third year modules. These must include the following:

At least one of the following:

 

30 CATS credits of second or third year Mathematics modules. These must include the following:

At least 15 CATS of 3rd year options from List A for the Mathematics BSc.

30 to 70 CATS of other options.

At least 30 CATS of Philosophy 2nd and 3rd year options.  


Candidates for Pass degrees are required to take 90 CATS credits as follows: 60 CATS credits of Philosophy second and third year modules, which must include the one core module; 30 CATS credits selected from the philosophy core module list.

BSc Mathematics and Philosophy with specialism in Logic and Foundations (4 Years)

Year 1

The first year is in common with the Mathematics and Philosophy (GV17) course.

Candidates can only transfer to the Mathematics and Philosophy with Specialism in Logic and Foundations course in year 2 subject to their 1st year results.

Year 2

The normal load is 120 CATS credits, the maximum is 150 CATS (those who have joined the degree prior to 2016/17 may take up to 160 CATS credits but 150 CATS is the recommended maximum load) .

Candidates for honours degrees are required to take the following modules:
   

60 CATS credits of second or third year Philosophy modules. These must include the following:

At least one module from the following list:

 

48 CATS credits of second year Mathematics modules. These must include the following:

At least 12 CATS of 2nd year options from List A for the Mathematics BSc.

12 to 52 CATS of other options.

At least 30 CATS of Philosophy 2nd and 3rd year options.  


Year 3

The normal load is 120 CATS credits, the maximum is 150 CATS (those who have joined the degree prior to 2016/17 may take up to 160 CATS credits but 150 CATS is the recommended maximum load) .

Candidates for Honours degrees are required to take the following modules:    

60 CATS credits of Philosophy second or third year modules. These must include at least one of the following:

At least one of the following:

 

48 CATS credits of second or third year Mathematics modules, which must include the following:

At least 12 CATS of 3rd year options from List A for the Mathematics BSc.

12 to 49 CATS of other options.

At least 30 CATS of Philosophy 2nd and 3rd year options.  


Year 4

The normal load is 120 CATS credits, the maximum is 150 CATS (those who have joined the degree prior to 2016/17 may take up to 160 CATS credits but 150 CATS is the recommended maximum load) .

Candidates for Honours degrees are required to take the following modules: