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A-Z list of all open units in 2017/18

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
 
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
Communicating Science PHYS10001 20
Communication and the Classics: Messengers, Witnesses, Parasites CLAS10032 20
Constructing Childhoods SPOL10023 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
 
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
German Literature and Film: Genres, Texts, Contexts GERM10035 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
Historical Studies 1: Western Art Music (up to 1750) MUSI10045 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 Cognitive Psychology PSYC10006 10
Introduction to Medieval Art HART10215 20
Introduction to Medieval History HIST13011 20
Introduction to Modern Art HART10217 20
Introduction to Sanskrit I: Grammar THRS10017 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
Issues in World Politics POLI10001 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
Living Religions THRS10028 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
Mathematics 1A20 MATH11004 20
Miracles in the Christian Tradition THRS10055 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
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
 
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
Security 101 COMS10005 10
Social Identities and Divisions SOCI10007 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 Archaeology of Myth: From the Trojan War to the end of Atlantis CLAS12384 20
The Bible and/as Literature THRS10047 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
Understanding Crime, Harm and Society SPOL10020 20

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