Students who commenced their course before 2012 should consult the rules below.
Unless the context suggests otherwise—
a core unit means a unit which is a compulsory unit in a course;
an option means a unit chosen from among a range of given options;
an elective means a unit which a student may choose freely from among the units available in the University, subject to the rules of the unit concerned and to any Faculty rules which govern the number of points that must or may be counted towards the degree from units of a specific level;
the level of a unit indicates the amount of prior knowledge or maturity of learning required to study it successfully;
the Faculty includes a body or person to whom the Faculty has delegated responsibility for a function covered by the rule concerned.