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Subjects are designated as Arts, Science or Neutral (please refer to the
Regulations). If you are an Undergraduate student and you qualify in subjects designated Arts + Science or Neutral + Neutral, you may be awarded either a BA or BSc by the Examinations Committee. You should notify the
Student Information and Records Team
of your preference using
Form M39. If you have not exercised your choice by the last day of semester at the end of which your award is made, you will be awarded a BSc.
If you are registered for two single subjects, you may also use
to specify the order in which your subjects will be listed on your certificate.
If you decide that you want to change your award aim (ie the award that you are studying towards), then the first thing you should do is speak with your Student Support Co-ordinator and/or Academic Adviser. They will be able to give you advice and
guidance about making the change.
If you still wish to make the change after seeking advice, then you need to complete the following:
If you are studying for an Undergraduate award please use the
if you wish to leave the course with a BA, BSc, BEng or LLB degree without Honours (Ordinary degree), Diploma of Higher Education (DipHE) or Certificate of Higher Education (Cert HE), either as soon as you have met the requirements of the award or if
you have not met the Honours requirements by a specific date.
For Postgraduate students there will typically only be a few awards available on your course: the main award that you are aiming for and a selection of lower 'exit' awards. For example, if you enrol to do an MSc, then a Postgraduate Diploma and a
Postgraduate Certificate may be available as an exit award if you aren't successful in complete your course or if you choose to leave before meeting the requirements of the MSc. Details of the awards available to you can be found in the Programme
Specification and Course Handbook. To request a change to your award please complete an
Students may notify the
Student Records and Curriculum Management team
such decisions at any time during their course, but must do so by the end of their penultimate semester otherwise the conferment of their award may be delayed.