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Programme structure: Philosophy and Theology (BA) - what's running in 2021/22

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status Faculty of Arts Category Teaching Block
You must take at least 40 CP of Theology and at least 40 CP of Philosophy units
List A - Take the Philosophy unit and choose 20 CP in Theology from list A or list D
Religion: Contexts and Perspectives THRS20214 20 Optional A TB-1
Realism and Normativity PHIL20046 20 Mandatory TB-1
List B - Choose 20 CP from this list or from list D unless you take 40 CP in list A
Texts in Modern European Philosophy 1 PHIL20050 20 Optional TB-1
Ethics PHIL20011 20 Optional B,E TB-2
Ancient Philosophy PHIL20040 20 Optional B,E TB-2
Aesthetics PHIL20136 20 Optional TB-1
Philosophical Approaches to Religious Experience and Mysticism THRS20218 20 Optional TB-1
Religion and Material Culture THRS20096 20 Optional TB-1
The Thought of John Calvin THRS20197 20 Optional E TB-2
Introduction to Sanskrit 1 THRS20188 20 Optional TB-1
Greek Language Level A1 CLAS20006 20 Optional TB-1
Latin Language Level A1 CLAS20008 20 Optional B TB-1
Greek Language Level B1 CLAS22315 20 Optional B TB-1
Latin Language Level B1 CLAS22307 20 Optional TB-1
Pre-intermediate Japanese UWLP20008 20 Optional TB-4
Pre-intermediate Mandarin Chinese UWLP20009 20 Optional TB-4
Magic and the Abrahamic Religions THRS20222 20 Optional B,C TB-1
List C - Choose 20 CP
Philosophy of Mind PHIL20010 20 Optional TB-1
Philosophy of Mathematics PHIL20039 20 Optional TB-2
Space, Time and Matter PHIL20053 20 Optional C,D TB-2
Philosophical Approaches to Religious Experience and Mysticism THRS20218 20 Optional TB-1
Religion and Material Culture THRS20096 20 Optional TB-1
Roman Catholic Beliefs and Practices: Contemporary Controversies THRS20195 20 Optional TB-2
The Thought of John Calvin THRS20197 20 Optional E TB-2
Introduction to Sanskrit 1 THRS20188 20 Optional TB-1
Greek Language Level A1 CLAS20006 20 Optional TB-1
Latin Language Level A1 CLAS20008 20 Optional B TB-1
Greek Language Level B1 CLAS22315 20 Optional B TB-1
Latin Language Level B1 CLAS22307 20 Optional TB-1
Pre-intermediate Japanese UWLP20008 20 Optional TB-4
Pre-intermediate Mandarin Chinese UWLP20009 20 Optional TB-4
List D - Choose 20 CP from this list or from list B. You must choose THRS20099 from this list if you take only 20 CP in list A
Religion: Practices and Ideas THRS20215 20 Optional D TB-2
Death, dying and disease PHIL20049 20 Optional D TB-2
Philosophy of Mathematics PHIL20039 20 Optional TB-2
Space, Time and Matter PHIL20053 20 Optional C,D TB-2
What is democracy, and how should it work? PHIL20057 20 Optional D TB-2
List E - Choose 20 CP from this list
The Body, Gender and Religion THRS20192 20 Optional TB-2
The Philosophy of Religion THRS20102 20 Optional TB-2
Greek Language Level A2 CLAS20007 20 Optional TB-2
Greek Language Level B2 CLAS22316 20 Optional F TB-2
Latin Language Level A2 CLAS20009 20 Optional TB-2
Latin Language Level B2 CLAS22308 20 Optional TB-2
Ethics PHIL20011 20 Optional B,E TB-2
Texts in Modern European Philosophy 1 PHIL20050 20 Optional TB-1
Aesthetics PHIL20136 20 Optional TB-1
Ancient Philosophy PHIL20040 20 Optional B,E TB-2
List F - Choose 20 CP from this list
Take 20 CP From Bristol Futures, UWLP or Faculty Wide Units – OR choose an additional 20 CP from lists A-E 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, the Gateway programmes and International Foundation programmes.

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

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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