Allowable degree credit options 2019-20

In the charts below you will find a list of allowable options by department. These charts are accurate to the best of our knowledge, but the final decision on 'degree credit' options rests with your department. If you have any queries regarding your options, please contact your departmental administrator.

Please note that the charts below only show the years of study in which you are allowed to take a course for 'degree credit'. You may take a course for 'extra credit' or 'non credit' each year you are studying as an undergraduate at Imperial College.

Faculty of Engineering
DepartmentYear of StudyCourses you can take for degree credit
Aeronautics  3rd, 4th & 5th year  3rd year (H401 & H41E)
 All 3rd & 4th year Imperial Horizons modules*
 4th year (H401, H410, H415 & H41E)
 All 3rd & 4th year Imperial Horizons modules*
 5th years (H420)
 All 3rd & 4th year Imperial Horizons modules*
Bioengineering  3rd year All 3rd & 4th year Imperial Horizons modules*
Chemical Engineering  3rd & 4th year All 3rd & 4th year Imperial Horizons modules*
Civil Engineering  3rd year All 3rd & 4th year Imperial Horizons modules*
Computing  3rd & 4th year All 3rd & 4th year Imperial Horizons modules*
Dyson School of Design Engineering  3rd & 4th year All 3rd & 4th year Imperial Horizons modules*
NB You can only take a course for degree credit in your 3rd or 4th year (not both years). 
Approval is required from the relevant year coordinator
Earth Science & Engineering  3rd year All 3rd & 4th year Imperial Horizons modules*
Approval from ESE Director of Undergraduate Studies required
Electrical & Electronic Engineering  3rd & 4th year All 3rd & 4th year Imperial Horizons modules*
Electrical & Information Engineering            3rd & 4th year All 3rd & 4th year Imperial Horizons modules*
Materials  3rd & 4th year            All 3rd & 4th year Imperial Horizons modules*
Mechanical Engineering  3rd & 4th year                                  All 3rd & 4th year Imperial Horizons modules*
NB You can only take a course for degree credit in your 3rd or 4th year (not both years)
Credit options
Faculty of Natural Sciences
DepartmentYear of StudyCourses you can take for degree credit
Chemistry                                         1st, 2nd & 3rd year           1st year (F100, F101, F103, F104, F105, F1N2, F1NF, FN11)
All 1st year Languages modules only
2nd year (F100, F101, F103, F104, F105, F1N2, F1NF, FN11)
All 2nd year Imperial Horizons modules
3rd year (F100, F1NF, FN11)
All 3rd & 4th year Imperial Horizons modules*
NB Taken in lieu of one chemistry elective in both terms
Life Sciences  2nd year All 2nd year Imperial Horizons modules
Mathematics  3rd & 4th year         All 3rd & 4th year Change Makers and Humanities & Social Sciences modules
(excluding all Languages courses & the Change Makers Independent Project)
Physics

 2nd, 3rd & 4th year

2nd year
All 2nd year Languages modules (excluding Level 1) & 
All 2nd year Humanities & Social Sciences modules (excluding Change Makers) 
3rd & 4th year
All 3rd & 4th year Imperial Horizons modules*
credit options

*Please note that 3rd & 4th years are NOT permitted to take Level 1 Languages courses for Degree Credit.

Please note that the Faculty of Medicine (incl. Biomedical Sciences) do not currently allow students to take Imperial Horizons courses for 'degree credit'. All courses are available to all undergraduates for 'extra credit' or 'non-credit'. 

These charts are accurate to the best of our knowledge, but the final decision on 'degree credit' options rests with your department. If you have any queries regarding your options, please contact your departmental administrator.