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A-Z list of all open units in 2015/16

Please note: you are viewing unit and programme information for a past academic year. Please see the current academic year for up to date information.

Open units are units which are outside of a student's subject discipline(s) that are available in many undergraduate programmes (subject to space and timetabling constraints). Typically these units are interdisciplinary and do not have any pre- or co-requisites. Single honours undergraduate students are normally able to choose up to 20 credit points of open units.

The University has developed a number of thematic, interdisciplinary "Bristol Futures" open units which deal with issues and themes of current importance. Details of these units are available here including video trailers for some of the units. Specific details about each unit is available below. The Bristol Futures optional units are:

City Futures: Migration, Citizenship, and Planetary Change
Creative Futures: Tools for Changing the World
Decolonise the Future!
Science of Happiness
Sustainable Development
Understanding global problems using data: inequality, climate change and the economy

The open units scheme also includes the University Wide Language Programme units. Details of these are available here as well as specific information about each unit below.

It is possible that open units appearing on this list will be unavailable if capacity has been taken up by students taking it as an optional unit.

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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Other Top
American Art: Art and Identity (Lecture Response Unit) HART30026 20
Ancient Jewish Novels THRS30071 20
Art and Memory (Level H Lecture Response Unit) HART30041 20
Art in Russia and the Soviet Union (Lecture Response Unit) HART30025 20
 
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Buddhist Psychology and Mental Health THRS30067 20
 
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Changing Families and the State SPOL31008 20
Child Nutrition, Activity and Health SPOL30034 20
Children and Young People in the Law A SPOL30057 20
Communist Worlds HIST30019 20
Contemporary British Cinema MODL30007 20
Contemporary British Theatre DRAM30053 20
 
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Death, Doctors and Disease (Level H Lecture Response Unit) HIST30025 20
 
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Other Top
Europe: A Fractal History 1945-1989 (Level H Lecture Response) HIST39003 20
 
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Other Top
Food: a Global History (Level H Lecture Response Unit) HIST30027 20
From Hell to Heaven: the Bible and spirituality THRS30080 20
 
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Other Top
Genocide in the Twentieth Century and Beyond (Level H Lecture Response Unit) HIST30028 20
Global Cities (Level H Lecture Response Unit) HIST30034 20
 
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Other Top
Health Care Policies SPOL31018 20
Health Policy in a Global Context SPOL30055 20
History in the Middle Ages (Level H Lecture Response Unit) HIST30031 20
Holocaust Landscapes (Level H Lecture Response) HIST39009 20
Housing, Economy and Society SPOL30020 20
 
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Other Top
Introduction to Hebrew 1 THRS30169 20
 
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Language and Literacy in Young Children SPOL30036 20
 
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Other Top
Medieval Music Palaeography MUSI30121 20
Migration Policy in the UK and European Union SPOL30030 20
 
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Pirates (Level H Lecture Response Unit) HIST30032 20
Precursors of Modernism: Heine, Buchner, Kleist GERM30057 20
Prints HART30046 20
 
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Realism (Level H Lecture Response Unit) HART30044 20
Representing the Holocaust GERM32054 20
 
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Sisters, Saints and Sinners: Women and the Medieval Church THRS30076 20
Societal Change and the Transformation of Work SPOL32025 20
 
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Other Top
The British World (Level H Lecture Response Unit) HIST30033 20
The Development of the Modern Mass Media: Disciplining Democracy (Level H Lecture Response Unit) HIST30012 20
The Feminist Politics of Food SPAI30031 20
The Origins of the Old Regime, 1550-1750 (Level H Lecture Response Unit) HIST30037 20
Theorising Social Welfare 1 SPOL31001 20
Translation and Adaptation DRAM30055 20
 
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Other Top
Understanding Urban Society SPOL30023 20

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