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Programme structure: Ancient History (BA) for 2018/19 entry cohort

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
List A - Choose 20 CP from this list
Greek Language Level A1 CLAS30006 20 Optional
Latin Language Level A1 CLAS30008 20 Optional
Latin Language Level B1 CLAS30033 20 Optional
Greek Language Level B1 CLAS30036 20 Optional
Latin Language Level D1 CLAS30073 20 Optional
Greek Language Level D CLAS30074 20 Optional
Greek Language Level C1 CLAS32405 20 Optional
Latin Language Level C1 CLAS32407 20 Optional
The Persian Empire CLAS30010 20 Optional
Receptions of Greek Tragedy CLAS30018 20 Optional
Greek Poetry and Poetics CLAS30020 20 Optional
Roman Emperors - A Survival Guide CLAS30023 20 Optional
The Trojan War in Ancient Literature CLAS30026 20 Optional
Women and the Family in Ancient Greek Tragedy CLAS30027 20 Optional
Athens and its Acropolis CLAS30028 20 Optional
Classics and Comparative Literature CLAS30032 20 Optional
The Passions CLAS30035 20 Optional
Configurations of Gender and Sexuality CLAS32335 20 Optional
Pompeii CLAS32345 20 Optional
Myth and History in Fifth-Century Athens CLAS37014 20 Optional
The Age of Augustus: History and Myth CLAS37017 20 Optional
The Minoans CLAS37018 20 Optional
Time, Temporality and Texts CLAS37019 20 Optional
Greek Language Level A2 CLAS30007 20 Optional
Greek Language Level B2 CLAS30037 20 Optional
Greek Language Level C2 CLAS32406 20 Optional
Latin Language Level A2 CLAS30009 20 Optional
Latin Language Level B2 CLAS30034 20 Optional
Latin Language Level C2 CLAS32408 20 Optional
List C - Choose 20 CP from this list
Greek Language Level A1 CLAS30006 20 Optional
Latin Language Level A1 CLAS30008 20 Optional
Latin Language Level B1 CLAS30033 20 Optional
Greek Language Level B1 CLAS30036 20 Optional
Latin Language Level D1 CLAS30073 20 Optional
Greek Language Level D CLAS30074 20 Optional
Greek Language Level C1 CLAS32405 20 Optional
Latin Language Level C1 CLAS32407 20 Optional
The Persian Empire CLAS30010 20 Optional
Receptions of Greek Tragedy CLAS30018 20 Optional
Greek Poetry and Poetics CLAS30020 20 Optional
Roman Emperors - A Survival Guide CLAS30023 20 Optional
The Trojan War in Ancient Literature CLAS30026 20 Optional
Women and the Family in Ancient Greek Tragedy CLAS30027 20 Optional
Athens and its Acropolis CLAS30028 20 Optional
Classics and Comparative Literature CLAS30032 20 Optional
The Passions CLAS30035 20 Optional
Configurations of Gender and Sexuality CLAS32335 20 Optional
Pompeii CLAS32345 20 Optional
Myth and History in Fifth-Century Athens CLAS37014 20 Optional
The Age of Augustus: History and Myth CLAS37017 20 Optional
The Minoans CLAS37018 20 Optional
Time, Temporality and Texts CLAS37019 20 Optional
Greek Language Level A2 CLAS30007 20 Optional
Latin Language Level A2 CLAS30009 20 Optional
Latin Language Level B2 CLAS30034 20 Optional
Greek Language Level B2 CLAS30037 20 Optional
Greek Language Level C2 CLAS32406 20 Optional
Latin Language Level C2 CLAS32408 20 Optional
List D
Applied Classics CLAS30039 20 Mandatory
List E
Dissertation CLAS32315 40 Mandatory
List F
Take 20 CP From Bristol Futures, UWLP or Faculty Wide Units – OR choose an additional 20 CP from lists A or C above OPEN 20 Optional
Ancient History (BA)   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).

Degree classifications:

  • First Class Honours 70 and above
  • Second Class Honours, First Division 60-69
  • Second Class Honours, Second Division 50-59
  • Third Class Honours 40-49
  • Fail 39 and below

An Ordinary degree can be awarded if a student has successfully completed at least 300 credits with a minimum of 60 credits at Level 6.

The pass mark for the professional programmes in Veterinary Science, Medicine and Dentistry is 50 out of 100. The classification of a degree in the professional programmes in Veterinary Science, Medicine, and Dentistry is provided in the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes.

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