Scheme for the award of a Taught Master's Degree

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 programme:
MSc in International Strategy and Diplomacy


Course(s) critical to assessment:


Additional criteria for the award of Merit/Distinction (scheme section 2):
Students must achieve mark of at least 65 in the dissertation course (IR496E) and achieve an aggregate score of at least 520 to be awarded a Distinction overall.

Students are required to achieve Merit marks in more than half of their degree (i.e. at least 2.5 units) to be awarded a Merit overall.

For further information on Exam Sub-Board local rules, please contact Martin Johnson