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Retrieve a department

Returns a department object if a valid code was provided.

Permission requirements

The information is public, but the API must be called by an authenticated user.

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Definition

GET https://tabula.warwick.ac.uk/api/v1/department/:departmentCode

URL substitution variables

:departmentCode The lowercase form of the department code, e.g. cs

Example request

GET https://tabula.warwick.ac.uk/api/v1/department/cs

Response parameters

An unsuccessful response will be returned in the standard format. A successful response will return the HTTP code 200 OK and the following parameters:

success Boolean true
status The string "ok"
department A department object representing the department, including modules, routes and sub-departments

Example response

{
  "success": true,
  "status": "ok",
  "department": {
    "code": "CS",
    "fullName": "Computer Science",
    "modules": [
      {
        "code": "CS.GENERAL",
        "name": "Computer Science"
      },
      {
        "code": "CS118",
        "name": "Programming for Computer Scientists"
      },
      {
        "code": "CS119",
        "name": "The Practice of Writing in Computer Science"
      },
      ...
    ],
    "name": "DCS",
    "routes": [
      {
        "code": "G400",
        "degreeType": "Undergraduate",
        "name": "Computing Systems"
      },
      {
        "code": "G401",
        "degreeType": "Undergraduate",
        "name": "Computing Systems (Intercalated Year)"
      },
      ...
    ],
    "shortName": "DCS"
  },
}

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