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The Economics category

Economics has been judged as a category in The Undergraduate Awards since its inaugural year.

Students of all Economics disciplines, including Econometrics, Urban Economics, Labour Economics and more are eligible to submit to the category. Entries for this category must be within the 5,000-word limit and have received a 2.1/A grade.

The Earth & Environmental Sciences category

Earth & Environmental Sciences have been judged together as a single category at The Undergraduate Awards since 2014.

The category is open to students of the natural environment and ecosystems disciplines, including students of Earth Science, Agriculture, Geography, Geology and more. Entries for this category must be within the 12,000-word limit and have received a 2.1/A grade.

The Philosophy Category

Philosophy has been judged as a category at The Undergraduate Awards since its inaugural year.

The category is developed to incorporate students of Philosophy and Theology, including Ethics, Metaphysics and more.

The Computer Sciences Category

The Computer Sciences category has been in The Undergraduate Awards since its inaugural year.

Students of all Computer Sciences disciplines, including Computer Systems, Coding Languages, Information Technology, Artificial Intelligence and more are eligible to submit works to the category.

The Visual Arts Category

One of the changes to the categories of The Undergraduate Awards in 2017 is the inclusion of a new Visual Arts category.

The Visual Arts category is designated specifically for the practical coursework component of art, craft and design students. Students of all areas of Art including photography, textiles, sculpture and more are eligible to submit to the category.

The Law Category

The Law category has been in The Undergraduate Awards since its inaugural year. Students of all areas of Law, including Environmental Law, Medical Law, and IT Law are eligible to submit works to the category.

The Music, Film & Theatre Category

Music, Film & Theatre is a new category introduced for the 2017 Programme of the Undergraduate Awards.

Previously, students of MusicDrama, and Film Studies could submit their works to the Media & The Arts category, which later became the Art History, Music, Film & Theatre category. In 2017, it was decided that  Music, Film & Theatre should constitute a category in its own right given its performance-base nature along with the quality and quantity of papers submitted.

The NEW Architecture & Design Category

A jewellery design by Chloe Lewis from University of Dundee. Chloe was the Europe Regional Winner of Visual Arts and Design, 2016

The Mathematics & Physics Category

Mathematics and Physics have been judged together as a single category at The Undergraduate Awards since 2012. Over the course of the past five years, we have received over 500 papers exploring all aspects of these disciplines, including astrophysics, geophysics and theoretical physics.

Chair position extended to 4 years

The Undergraduate Awards accepts coursework into 25 umbrella categories which you can see here.