Allowable degree credit options 2021-22

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
 3rd & 4th year Imperial Horizons modules as part of I-Explore*
 4th Year (H401, H410, H415 & H41E)
 3rd & 4th year Imperial Horizons modules*
 5th Years (H420)
 3rd & 4th year Imperial Horizons modules*
Bioengineering 3rd Year
3rd & 4th year Imperial Horizons modules as part of I-Explore*
Chemical Engineering 3rd Year
3rd & 4th year Imperial Horizons modules as part of I-Explore*
4th Year 
4th & 5th year Imperial Horizons modules with a credit values of 6 or 7.5 ECTS*
Civil Engineering 3rd Year
3rd & 4th year Imperial Horizons modules as part of I-Explore*
Computing 3rd Year
3rd & 4th year Imperial Horizons modules as part of I-Explore*
4th Year
3rd & 4th year Imperial Horizons modules*
Dyson School of Design Engineering 3rd Year
3rd & 4th year Imperial Horizons modules as part of I-Explore*
4th Year

3rd & 4th year Imperial Horizons modules*
Earth Science & Engineering 3rd Year
3rd & 4th year Imperial Horizons modules as part of I-Explore*
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 3rd Year
3rd & 4th year Imperial Horizons modules as part of I-Explore*
4th Year 
4th & 5th year Imperial Horizons modules with a credit values of 6 or 7.5 ECTS*
Materials 3rd Year
3rd & 4th year Imperial Horizons modules as part of I-Explore*
4th Year 
4th & 5th year Imperial Horizons modules with a credit values of 6 or 7.5 ECTS*
Mechanical Engineering 3rd Year
3rd & 4th year Imperial Horizons modules as part of I-Explore*
4th Year

3rd & 4th year Imperial Horizons modules*
Students returning from a Year in Industry
4th & 5th year Imperial Horizons modules with a credit values of 6 or 7.5 ECTS*
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, F1NF, FN11)
1st year Languages modules only
2nd Year (F100, F101, F103, F104, F105, F1N2, F1NF, FN11)
2nd year Imperial Horizons modules
3rd Year
3rd & 4th year Imperial Horizons modules as part of I-Explore*
Life Sciences 2nd Year
2nd year Imperial Horizons modules as part of I-Explore*
Mathematics 2nd Year
2nd year Imperial Horizons modules as part of I-Explore*
3rd & 4th Year
3rd & 4th year Change Makers and Humanities & Social Sciences modules
(excluding all Languages & the Change Makers Independent Project)
Physics 2nd Year
2nd year Imperial Horizons modules as part of I-Explore* 
3rd & 4th Year
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)
2nd year Imperial Horizons modules as part of I-Explore*
Summary of the table's contents

 *Please note that 2nd, 3rd & 4th 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.