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How can you study?

Degree Choices

At the University of Wolverhampton, we have a varied range of undergraduate degrees for you to study across 28 subject areas. You can study your undergraduate degree as a single honours, joint honours, or sandwich degree course on a full time or part time basis.

Single honours degree

  • one single subject area is studied in detail (e.g. psychology)
  • studied over three years on a full-time basis or five to six years on a part-time basis
  • many courses have work placements/experience
  • available as a sandwich degree course which include a yearlong paid work placement in industry

Single Honours courses modules and credits explained

As part of your single honours degree at the University of Wolverhampton you will study 6 modules worth 20 credits each.

Some modules that you study will be compulsory modules as they will be integral to the learning outcomes of your course, but you may also have the option to select ‘elective’ modules from a pre-defined list of modules relating to your subject area.

Joint Honours degree

At the University of Wolverhampton we offer a fantastic joint honours degree programme which offers you the flexibility to study two subject areas of interest. The subjects you select to study can be complementary or completely different.

Why might you choose to study a joint honours course?

  • you have two subject areas of interest
  • you want to explore something new alongside a core subject area
  • you want to keep your career options open to a range of professions
  • study two subject areas required for a specific job
  • joint honours are valued highly by employers as students have a wider range of skills
  • provide opportunities for research or further study at postgraduate level

 

Joint Honours course modules and credits explained

As part of your joint honours degree at the University of Wolverhampton you will study 6 modules worth 20 credits each.

For both your subject areas you will have some compulsory modules, these modules are critical to your understanding of your chosen subject. You may then have the option to select ‘elective’ modules from a pre-defined list of modules relating to your subject areas.

Once you enroll on the course you would like to study you will receive a course guide. This guide contains lots of useful information about your course, the modules that you will study, how you will be assessed and where you can get help and support with your studies.

How will I be taught?

All undergraduate degrees are taught through a mixture of face-to-face lectures, tutorials, and seminars as well as independent study. All teaching is supported by our virtual learning environment WOLF (Wolverhampton Online Learning Environment) where you can access lecture materials, podcasts, and documents relating to your study. WOLF is compatible with smart phones and tablets so you can access all the information you need on the move.