Allowable degree credit options 2020-21

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. Some specific degree programmes may also have certain restrictions. 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 module for 'degree credit'. You may take a module for 'extra credit' or 'non credit' each year you are studying as an undergraduate at Imperial College.

Faculty of Engineering
DepartmentModules you can take for degree credit and in which year of study
Aeronautics  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 or 4th Year
All 
3rd & 4th year Imperial Horizons modules*
NB You can only take a module 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*
Materials 3rd & 4th Year
All 3rd & 4th year Imperial Horizons modules*
Mechanical Engineering 3rd or 4th Year
All 
3rd & 4th year Imperial Horizons modules*
NB You can only take a module for degree credit in your 3rd or 4th year (not both years)
Credit options
Faculty of Natural Sciences
DepartmentModules you can take for degree credit and in which year of study
Chemistry                                        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 as part of I-Explore*
Mathematics 2nd Year
All 2nd year Imperial Horizons modules as part of I-Explore*
3rd & 4th Year
All 3rd & 4th year Change Makers and Humanities & Social Sciences modules
(excluding all Languages & the Change Makers Independent Project)
Physics 2nd Year
All 2nd year Imperial Horizons modules as part of I-Explore* 
3rd & 4th Year
All 3rd & 4th year Imperial Horizons modules*
credit options
Faculty of Medicine
DepartmentModules you can take for degree credit and in which year of study
School of Medicine  2nd Year (MBBS and BMB)
All 2nd year Imperial Horizons modules as part of I-Explore*
Summary of the table's contents

 *Please note that 2nd years taking Horizons modules as part of I-Explore and 3rd & 4th years taking Horizons modules for Degree Credit are NOT permitted to take Level 1 Languages.

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