What are pathway electives?

‘Electives’ are the individual modules that make up ‘Pathways’. In most cases, they can be taken independently, ie. you can take one or more modules from a pathway gaining only the credits each module is worth (usually 15).

What are university elective subjects?

Electives are courses you can choose, allowing you to study topics that interest you. Electives, when added to your core courses, make up the total number of units needed to complete your degree.

What are elective credits in university?

Elective classes are extra classes that may count toward your degree but which may not be directly related to the degree program you are in. You might choose to take elective courses that complement your degree or you could use them as an opportunity to explore another subject you think you might like.

What are electives in school?

At most high schools, students get to take elective classes. These are classes outside the required curriculum that you get to choose. You may find elective classes in subjects such as art, music, journalism, computer programming and business. Taking elective classes can give you a chance to: Explore your interests.

Do electives count towards your degree?

No. Once you finished you finished, that is once you complete the requirements you will graduate it’s not a choice. You will need to enroll in the additional units outside your course. They also won’t count towards if you graduate with distinction or not.

Are electives optional?

elective Add to list Share. Something that’s elective is optional — you can choose to do it, or not. An elective course in school is one you take because you want to rather than to fill a particular requirement, although you still get credit for it. You can take elective classes in high school or college.

What is the difference between elective and core subjects?

A Core subject is a compulsory subject that must be completed in order to meet the requirements of a course. Core subjects are mendatory for all the students in a Section. An Elective subject is not a compulsory subject and can be chosen from a list of subjects according to the study plan.

Can any class be an elective?

Free electives are courses that typically fall outside of your required courses and area of study, or are not needed under any other section of your academic evaluation. Any credits that are not required for your degree program will apply as free electives. Then, you can take almost any course to earn those credits.

How are year 2 electives chosen at Sussex?

Year 2 Electives may also be timetabled within the elective timetable but can also be timetabled in the usual manner as part of the annual cycle. Electives are different from Option modules; the latter are selected by students on both single and joint honours awards from a group of modules linked to a specific degree course.

What makes up a pathway at the University of Sussex?

‘Pathways’ are part of Sussex Choice. See the Sussex Choice pages for more details about how pathways fit into your study schedule and are reflected in your degree. ‘Electives’ are the individual modules that make up ‘Pathways’.

How many credits do you need for University of Sussex?

You can choose to take a pathway for up to three years alongside your main subject. To successfully complete a three-year undergraduate course, for example, you’ll need 360 credits, 120 per year of study. Each module carries 15 or 30 credits, which you gain when successfully passing your assessments.

What are the modules in year 1 at Sussex?

In Year 1, the module ‘Education: History, Politics and Practice’ introduces historical and contemporary aspects of the English Education system, expanding to briefly cover the similarities and differences between the nation states.