Scheme for the Award of a Taught Master's Degree for Students Entering From 2008/09: Sub-Board 'local rules'
Please read the following local rules in conjunction with the relevant scheme paragraph in the Classification Scheme for this programme:
These Exam Sub-Board 'local rules' apply to the following programmes:
MSc Organisational and Social Psychology
MSc Psychology of Economic Life
MSc Social and Public Communication
MSc Social and Cultural Psychology
Course critical to assessment:
A degree cannot be awarded unless the designated course PS497 Dissertation has been passed.
(Pre-2012/13 students had to pass PS434).
Distinction/Merit borderline (scheme paragraph 3.3.2):
Classification for students with mark profiles falling into this range will always be determined according to the result in a specific course: To achieve a Distinction students must achieve a Distinction in PS497 or:
PS404 in MSc Organisational and Social Psychology
PS465 in MSc Psychology of Economic Life
PS429 in MSc Social and Public Communication
PS400 in MSc Social and Cultural Psychology
Merit/Pass borderline (scheme paragraph 3.3.4):
Classification for students with mark profiles falling into this range will always be determined to the advantage of the student.
For further information on Exam Sub-Board local rules, please contact Martin Johnson