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Programme structure: Czech and Russian (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.

Mandatory Units Russian Language and Czech Language are must pass. For further information and a definition of must pass units please see the Glossary of Terms.

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status
Students may take up to two MODL-coded units from the lists below, and must take at least 40 CP in each language studied within the degree programme
List A - Take 40 CP
Russian Language 2 RUSS20008 20 Mandatory
Czech Language 2 RUSS20029 20 Mandatory
List B - Take 20 CP from this list or list D
The Struggle for Russia: 19th-century Debates on Self and Society RUSS20012 20 Optional
'Hedgehogs and Foxes': The nineteen Century Russian Novel RUSS20013 20 Optional
Chekhov on the World Stage RUSS20014 20 Optional
Tolstoy RUSS20036 20 Optional
Pushkin and Russian Romanticism RUSS20037 20 Optional
Russian Orthodox Culture RUSS20044 20 Optional
Laughter Through Tears: The Comic Tradition in Russian Literature RUSS20049 20 Optional
From Nation-Building to Rat-Catching: Czech Literature 1817-1913 RUSS20046 20 Optional
Political Systems of Modern Europe MODL20008 20 Optional
Introduction to Linguistics MODL23013 20 Optional
List C - Take 20 CP from this list
The Struggle for Russia: 19th-century Debates on Self and Society RUSS20012 20 Optional
'Hedgehogs and Foxes': The nineteen Century Russian Novel RUSS20013 20 Optional
Chekhov on the World Stage RUSS20014 20 Optional
Tolstoy RUSS20036 20 Optional
Pushkin and Russian Romanticism RUSS20037 20 Optional
Russian Orthodox Culture RUSS20044 20 Optional
Laughter Through Tears: The Comic Tradition in Russian Literature RUSS20049 20 Optional
From Nation-Building to Rat-Catching: Czech Literature 1817-1913 RUSS20046 20 Optional
Gender in Post-Socialist Central and Eastern Europe MODL20011 20 Optional
Catalan Language (Elementary) MODL23014 20 Optional
Czech Language (Elementary) MODL23015 20 Optional
List D - Take 20 CP from this or list B
Struggle for Russia (TB2) RUSS20052 20 Optional
Hedgehogs and Foxes (TB2) RUSS20053 20 Optional
Chekhov on the World (TB2) RUSS20055 20 Optional
Tolstoy (TB2) RUSS20054 20 Optional
Pushkin and Russian Romanticism (TB2) RUSS20057 20 Optional
Russian Orthodox Culture (TB2) RUSS20056 20 Optional
Laughter Through Tears: The Comic Tradition in Russian Literature (TB2) RUSS20058 20 Optional
From Nation-Building to Rat-Catching: Czech Literature 1817-1913 RUSS20059 20 Optional
List E - Take 20 CP from this list
Struggle for Russia (TB2) RUSS20052 20 Optional
Hedgehogs and Foxes (TB2) RUSS20053 20 Optional
Tolstoy (TB2) RUSS20054 20 Optional
Chekhov on the World (TB2) RUSS20055 20 Optional
Russian Orthodox Culture (TB2) RUSS20056 20 Optional
Pushkin and Russian Romanticism (TB2) RUSS20057 20 Optional
Laughter Through Tears: The Comic Tradition in Russian Literature (TB2) RUSS20058 20 Optional
From Nation-Building to Rat-Catching: Czech Literature 1817-1913 RUSS20059 20 Optional
Introduction to Linguistics MODL23013 20 Optional
Political Systems of Modern Europe MODL20008 20 Optional
List F
Take 20 CP From Bristol Futures, UWLP or Faculty Wide Units – OR choose an additional 20 CP from lists B-E 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).

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