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

You must take at least 40 CP from each subject

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status Faculty of Arts Category Teaching Block
Students must take 40 CP Film units and 40 CP Theatre units
List A - Choose 20 CP from this list
Film History to 1960 FATV20011 20 Optional TB-1
Performance Histories THTR20010 20 Optional A TB-1
List B - Choose 20 CP from this list
Film Genre FATV20002 20 Optional TB-1
The Film Director's Vision FATV20006 20 Optional TB-1
Film and Television Audiences FATV20008 20 Optional TB-1
Television Drama History FATV20024 20 Optional TB-1
Melodrama THTR20008 20 Optional B TB-1
Interpreting Plays THTR20011 20 Optional TB-2
Popular Performance THTR20018 20 Optional TB-1
List C - Choose FATV20004 unless you choose FATV20011 in list A
British Cinema and Television FATV20001 20 Optional TB-1
Film and TV Comedy FATV20005 20 Optional TB-2
Experimental Film FATV20016 20 Optional TB-1
Short Fiction Film FATV20022 20 Optional TB-2
Hollywood Cinema History FATV20007 20 Optional TB-2
Screen Performance FATV20003 20 Optional TB-1
Applied Theatre THTR20002 20 Optional TB-2
Interpreting Plays THTR20011 20 Optional TB-2
Performing the Archive: Re-use, Re-enactment and Adaptation THTR20012 20 Optional C,E TB-2
Early Modern Theatre Practice THTR20013 20 Optional TB-1
List D - Choose 20 CP from this list
Film and Television History, 1960 to the present FATV20004 20 Optional TB-2
Politics of Performance THTR20005 20 Optional TB-2
List E - Choose 20 CP from this list
Documentary Histories and Practices FATV20009 20 Optional TB-2
Animated Film FATV20010 20 Optional TB-2
Creative Technologies FATV20021 20 Optional TB-2
Film History to 1960 FATV20011 20 Optional TB-1
Politics of Performance THTR20005 20 Optional TB-2
Early Modern Theatre Practice THTR20013 20 Optional TB-1
Interpreting Plays THTR20011 20 Optional TB-2
Performing the Archive: Re-use, Re-enactment and Adaptation THTR20012 20 Optional C,E TB-2
List F
Take 20 CP From Bristol Futures, UWLP or Faculty Wide Units – OR choose an additional 20 CP from lists A-E above. However, you may not take THTR30017 in any combination with THTR30018. 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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