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Information for Sophister Students

Junior and Senior Sophister Single Honor (SH) and Joint Honors (JH)

In the Sophister years, students take one compulsory module in 'The Book' and choose from a very wide range of option modules. These modules, which are open to both Junior Sophister and Senior Sophister students, are taught by individual members of staff in their own areas of expertise, in intensive seminars meeting for two hours a week. Students take a combination of year-long and term-long modules. In principle all modules are open to JH and SH students, though lack of some of the necessary linguistic background may make it very difficult for JH students to take some of the language-based options.

Because the number in each of these modules has to be limited, a system for the choice of options has been devised in consultation with student representatives. Module choices are made by completing an Option Form. As the rules for the choice of modules is different for JSSH, JSJH, SSSH and SSJH students must be very careful to fill out the correct form. The link below gives you the full list of modules available in 2018-19.

Sophister Course Structure

Junior Sophister Single Honor (SH)

Junior Sophister Joint Honors (JH)

Compulsory Module (1) - The Book Compulsory Module (1) - The Book

Optional Choice Modules (5) - Students
must choose 5 one-term modules, 2 from each term and one other.

Optional Choice Modules (2) - Students
must choose 2 one-term modules, 1 from
each term.

Senior Sophister Single Honor (SH)

Senior Sophister Joint Honors (JH)
Majoring in English

Compulsory Module (1) - Capstone Project (independent research module) Compulsory Module (1) - Capstone Project (independent research module)

Optional Choice Modules - Students must
choose (4) options, 2 from each term.

Optional Choice Modules - Students must
choose (4) options, 2 from each term.