Swansea University

8. Eligibility for an Award

8.1

In order to be eligible for consideration for an undergraduate bachelor's award of Swansea University, candidates shall attend and complete modules within the maximum period of registration, the credit weighting of which shall be as follows.  Adjustments shall be allowed for candidates being permitted to pursue elective modules at a lower level.

Full-Time Honours Degree Programme Credit to be pursued 
All programmes with a Foundation Year  480 credit points with a minimum of 120 credit points at Level 3, a minimum of 120 credit points at Level 4, a minimum of 120 credit points at Level 5 and a minimum of 120 credit points at Level 6 
3 year Honours degrees  360 credit points with a minimum of 120 credit points at Level 4, a minimum of 120 credit points at Level 5 and a minimum of 120 credit points at Level 6 
4 years Honours degrees (with an intercalary, work placement or transitional year)  480 credit points with a minimum of 120 credit points at Level 4, a minimum of 120 credit points at Level 5 and a minimum of 120 credit points at Level 6.

In addition a further 120 credit points at the intercalary (Level S) or work placement (Level E) or transitional (Level T) year. 
Ordinary Degree Programme Credit to be pursued 
3 year BA/BSc programmes  At least 300 credit points with a minimum of 120 credit points at each of Levels 4 and 5 and a minimum of 60 credit points at Level 6. Students transferring from an Honours degree to an Ordinary degree must satisfy the credit requirements of Level 5 and 6 of the Ordinary degree with effect from the date of transfer.