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Programme structure: Classics (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.

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status
Students must take 40 credits of Greek Language and 40 credits of Latin Language at the appropriate level from:
Greek Language Level B1 CLAS22315 20 Optional
Greek Language Level B2 CLAS22316 20 Optional
Or:
Greek Language Level C1 CLAS22405 20 Optional
Greek Language Level C2 CLAS22406 20 Optional
Plus either:
Latin Language Level B1 CLAS22307 20 Optional
Latin Language Level B2 CLAS22308 20 Optional
Or:
Latin Language Level C1 CLAS22407 20 Optional
Latin Language Level C2 CLAS22408 20 Optional
For students who take optional unit HUMS20002, this may stand in place of one or more of the Year 2 units which are normally mandatory in this programme.
Plus 20 CP from the following list:
Approaches to Roman History CLAS20040 20 Optional
Material Remains of the Past CLAS20059 20 Optional
The Archaeology of Myth: From the Trojan War to the end of Atlantis CLAS22384 20 Optional
Architecture and Space CLAS20063 20 Optional
Approaches to Greek History CLAS20039 20 Optional
Approaches to Myth CLAS22362 20 Optional
Greek and Roman Drama CLAS22363 20 Optional
The Legacy of Classical Literature CLAS22364 20 Optional
Art in the Ancient World CLAS22365 20 Optional
Plus take 20 CP from this list:
Take 20 CP from Bristol Futures, UWLP or Faculty Wide units, or choose a further 20 CP unit from the list of optional units 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

Marks from second year units count towards the final degree classification.

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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