A1.1.2 Academic awards offered by the University

  • i. Set out below is a full and definitive list of awards offered by the University, with their accepted abbreviations (see also A1.1.8 for a list of honorary awards):

    Higher doctorates

    Doctor of Letters DLitt
    Doctor of Science DSc
    Doctor of Technology DTech

    Postgraduate research degrees

    Doctor of Philosophy PhD
    Master of Philosophy MPhil
    Master of Arts by Research MA by Research
    Master of Science by Research MSc by Research
    Master of Law by Research LLM by Research

    Professional doctorates

    Doctor of Education EdD
    Doctor of Coaching and Mentoring DCM
    Doctor in Nursing DNurs

    Postgraduate and post experience taught awards

    Master of Architecture MArch
    Master of Architectural Design MArchD
    Master of Arts MA
    Master of Business Administration MBA
    Master of Fine Art MFA
    Master of Law LLM
    Master of Public Health MPH
    Master of Research MRes
    Master of Science MSc
    Master of Teaching and Learning MTL
    Postgraduate Diploma PGDip
    Postgraduate Diploma of Research DipRes
    Postgraduate Certificate PGCert
    Postgraduate Certificate in Education PGCE
    Professional Graduate Certificate in Education PGCE
    Graduate Certificate  
    Graduate Diploma  
    Diploma in Management Studies DMS
    Diploma in Professional Studies DPS
    Certificate in Management CM
    European Master EM

    Undergraduate awards

    Bachelor's Degree with Honours:

    Bachelor of Arts

    Bachelor of Business Administration

    Bachelor of Education

    Bachelor of Engineering

    Bachelor of Laws

    Bachelor of Laws (Legal Practice)

    Bachelor of Medical Science

    Bachelor of Science

     

    BA (Hons)

    BBA (Hons)

    BEd (Hons)

    BEng (Hons)

    LLB (Hons

    LLB LP (Hons)

    BMedSci

    BSc (Hons)

    Bachelor's Degree without Honours:

    Bachelor of Arts

    Bachelor of Business Administration

    Bachelor of Education

    Bachelor of Engineering

    Bachelor of Laws

    Bachelor of Medical Science

    Bachelor of Science

     

    BA

    BBA

    BEd

    BEng

    LLB

    BMedSci

    BSc

    Bachelor of Osteopathy BOst
    Master of Osteopathy* MOst
    Master of Biology* MBiol
    Master of Engineering* MEng
    Master of Mathematics* MMath
    Master of Planning* MPlan
    Master of Psychology* MPsych
    Master of Science* MSci
    Diploma in Advanced Study  
    Foundation Degree in Arts FdA
    Foundation Degree in Science FdSc
    Foundation Degree in Engineering FdEng
    Diploma of Higher Education DipHE
    Certificate of Higher Education CertHE
    Advanced Diploma  
    University Certificate  
    University Diploma  

    *These Integrated Masters awards are level 7 (postgraduate) awards in the Framework for Higher Education Qualifications for England, Wales and Northern Ireland, but are listed here in the category of undergraduate awards to emphasise their link with the relevant Bachelors degrees, e.g. BOst and BEng.

    Student-designed awards
    The Open Award framework is designed to facilitate the recognition of prior learning and enable students to negotiate a programme of study leading to an award at undergraduate or postgraduate level.  The Open Award scheme regulations can be found in section B3.

    Further education awards
    Foundation Diploma*
    *The Foundation Diploma in Art and Design is awarded under licence with University of the Arts London Awarding Body.

    Short courses at all levels
    Certificate of Credit*
    *A Certificate of Credit will be awarded to students successfully completing a short course, defined as a programme of study consisting of less than 60 credits.