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Programme structure: Archaeology and Anthropology (BA) - what's running in 2019/20

Please note: It is possible that the information shown for future academic years may change due to developments in the relevant academic field. Optional unit availability varies depending on both staffing and student choice.

Students taking ARCH25500 (Study Abroad) will choose one unit from lists A-C

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status
List A
Social Theories ARCH20057 20 Mandatory
List B - Choose 20 CP from this list
Early Human Origins ARCH20005 20 Optional
Anthropology of Islam ARCH20046 20 Optional
Gender, sexuality and the body ARCH20053 20 Optional
Britain BC ARCH20060 20 Optional
Independent Study ARCH20062 20 Optional
Anthropology of Landscapes ARCH20063 20 Optional
List C
Post-Excavation Techniques Not Available in 2019/20 ARCH25001 20 Mandatory
List D - Choose 20 CP from this list
The Mediterranean Past ARCH20055 20 Optional
Africa ARCH20051 20 Optional
List E
Anthropological Methods ARCH20048 20 Mandatory
List F
Study Abroad (60cp) ARCH25500 60 Optional
20 CP From Bristol Futures, UWLP or Faculty Wide Units – OR choose an additional 20 CP from lists B and D above OPEN 20 Optional
Diploma of Higher Education   120  

Progression/award requirements

Unit Pass Mark for Undergraduate Programmes:

  • 40 out of 100 – for level C/4, I/5 & H/6 units
  • 50 out of 100 – for level M/7 units

For details on the weightings for classifying undergraduate degrees, please see the Agreed Weightings, by Faculty, to be applied for the Purposes of Calculating the Final Programme Mark and Degree Classification in Undergraduate Programmes.

For detailed rules on progression please see the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes and the relevant faculty handbook.

Please refer to the specific progression/award requirements for programmes with a preliminary year of study, and the Gateway programmes or for International Foundation Programmes please see the student handbook available on Blackboard.

Exit awards

All undergraduate degree programmes allow the opportunity for a student to exit from a programme with a Diploma or Certificate of Higher Education.

  • To be awarded a Diploma of Higher Education, a student must have successfully completed 240 credit points, of which at least 90 must be at level 5.
  • To be awarded a Certificate of Higher Education, a student must have successfully completed 120 credit points at level 4.

Integrated Master's degrees may also allow the opportunity for a student to exit from the programme with an equivalent Bachelor's degree where a student has achieved 360 credit points, of which 90 must be at level 6, and has successfully met any additional criteria as described in the programme specification.

The opportunities for a student to exit from one of the professional programmes in Veterinary Science, Medicine, and Dentistry with an Award is outlined in the relevant Programme Regulations (which are available as an annex in the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes).

Additional progress information

Students are permitted to conditionally progress to the next year of study and make up a credit deficit where they have failed a particular unit or units provided this meets the conditions in the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes.

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