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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
AVDASI 1 - Aerospace Vehicle Systems Introduction AENG10001 10
Academic Listening and Speaking LANG10007 10
Academic Reading and Writing LANG10008 10
Advanced English Language Studies LANG14011 20
Approaches to Poetry ENGL10026 20
Archaic Greece CLAS12352 20
Arts Students Count AFAC10004 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
Children in Society I: An introduction SOWK10001 20
Comparative World Archaeology ARCH10003 20
Contemporary European Cinema MODL10009 20
Convincing stories? Numbers as evidence in the social sciences UNIV10002 20
Core Physics I:Mechanics and Matter PHYS10006 20
Critical Reasoning PHIL10030 10
 
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
English for Academic Purposes - Part 1 (Science and Engineering) LANG10002 10
 
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
Globalisation and Development ECON10053 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 Archaeology ARCH10001 20
Introduction to Cognitive Psychology PSYC10006 10
Introduction to Film and Television Studies DRAM10024 20
Introduction to Hebrew I THRS10015 20
Introduction to Medieval Art HART10215 20
Introduction to Medieval History HIST13011 20
Introduction to Modern Art HART10217 20
Introduction to Philosophy A PHIL10005 20
Introduction to Social Anthropology ANTH10001 20
Introduction to Social Psychology PSYC10007 10
Introduction to Teaching English as a Foreign Language LANG10120 20
Introduction to the History of the British Empire: Rise, Fall and Legacies HIST13014 20
Introductory Foundation Mathematics MATH10008 20
Issues in World Politics SPAI10004 20
Italian for General Purposes Level 1 Grade 3 (post A'Level) LANG13014 10
 
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
Late Antiquity CLAS12381 20
Living Religions THRS10028 20
Living Religions ARCH10010 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
Marx's Political Writings PHIL10018 10
Mathematics 1A20 MATH11004 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
Paradoxes PHIL10028 10
Performance Forms and Analysis DRAM11004 20
Philosophical Texts: Plato PHIL10024 10
Preliminary Physics A - Mechanics, Waves and Optics PHYS10003 20
Principles of Economics EFIM10050 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
Religion and Material Culture THRS11051 20
Roman Imperial Culture CLAS10029 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
Social Identities and Divisions SOCI10007 20
Social Policy and the Welfare State: Historical Perspectives SPOL10011 20
Social Policy and the Welfare State: Key Concepts and Contemporary Issues SPOL10018 20
Stars and Planets 106 PHYS10600 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 Philosophy of Religion THRS10034 20
The Renaissance and the Rise of the Modern Age THRS10041 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
World in Crisis? GEOG16001 20

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