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Programme structure: History of Art (BA) - what's running in 2021/22

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status Faculty of Arts Category Teaching Block
List A
Theorising the Object HART20035 20 Mandatory TB-1
List B - Choose 20 CP from this list
Art in Britain (Level I Lecture Response Unit) HART20024 20 Optional TB-1
Modern Art in the USA 1900-1939 (Lecture Response Unit) HART20005 20 Optional TB-1
Sculpture and the Body (Level I Lecture Response Unit) HART20026 20 Optional TB-1
Modern European Art HART20036 20 Optional TB-1
Art and Music in the Medieval West MUSI20129 20 Optional TB-1
List C
Art and Music in the Medieval West MUSI20129 20 Optional TB-1
Curating the Object HART20029 20 Mandatory C TB-2
List D - Choose 20 CP from this list
Race and Place HART20031 20 Optional D TB-2
How to Live Well: The Art of the Netherlands 1500-1700 HART20030 20 Optional TB-2
List E - Choose 20 CP from this list
Art and Music HART20008 20 Optional TB-2
Art and War (Level I Special Field) HART20027 20 Optional TB-2
Paris HART20028 20 Optional TB-2
Cold War Culture: Art and Politics since 1945 (Level I Special Field) HART26001 20 Optional 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 list B or E above OPEN 20 Optional
For students who take optional unit HUMS20002, this replaces all of the Year 2 units in TB1 or TB2, including units that are normally mandatory in this programme.
Study Abroad/ Erasmus HUMS20002 60 Optional TB-1,TB-2
You may additionally take MODL20018 in TB1 (and 130 credit points in total) in combination with HUMS20002.
Foreign Language Skills for Semester Abroad Students MODL20018 10 Optional F TB-1
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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