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

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
Contemporary British Theatre THTR30019 20 Optional TB-1
Television: Ideas and Industry FATV30020 20 Optional TB-1
Contemporary World Cinemas FATV30010 20 Optional TB-1
List B - Choose 20 CP from this list unless you take DRAM30045 or FATV30002 40 CP FATV dissertation in list E
Contemporary World Cinemas FATV30010 20 Optional TB-1
Film Criticism FATV30006 20 Optional TB-1
Independent Study: Extended Essay THTR30017 20 Optional TB-1,TB-2
Site-Specific and Immersive Performance THTR30006 20 Optional TB-1
Translation and Adaptation THTR30007 20 Optional B,D TB-1
Shakespearean Tragedy: Textual and Literary Criticism ENGL39027 20 Optional TB-1
List C - Choose 20 CP from this list
Global Cinemas / Local Stories FATV30005 20 Optional TB-1
Digital Filmmaking FATV30007 20 Optional TB-1
Character Animation FATV30021 20 Optional C TB-1
Devised Performance THTR30003 20 Optional C,D TB-1
Site-Specific and Immersive Performance THTR30006 20 Optional TB-1
Translation and Adaptation THTR30007 20 Optional B,D TB-1
List D - Choose 20 CP from this list
Industrial Placement FATV30008 20 Optional TB-2
Political Film FATV30018 20 Optional TB-2
Practical Project FATV30009 20 Optional TB-2
Industry Study FATV30004 20 Optional TB-2
Independent Study: Performance Project THTR30015 40 Optional TB-4
List E - Choose one unit from this list
Written Dissertation FATV30012 20 Optional TB-2
Industry Study FATV30004 20 Optional TB-2
Contemporary Television Drama FATV30022 20 Optional TB-2
Independent Study: Extended Essay THTR30017 20 Optional TB-1,TB-2
Independent Study: Dissertation THTR30018 40 Optional TB-4
List F - Choose 20 CP from this list unless you take THTR30015 in list D
Take 20 CP From Bristol Futures, UWLP or Faculty Wide Units – OR choose an additional 20 CP from lists A-D above. However, you may not take THTR30017 in any combination with THTR30018, or FATV30012 in any combination with FATV30002 (40 CP FATV dissertation) OPEN 20 Optional
Theatre and Film (BA)   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).

Degree classifications:

  • First Class Honours 70 and above
  • Second Class Honours, First Division 60-69
  • Second Class Honours, Second Division 50-59
  • Third Class Honours 40-49
  • Fail 39 and below

An Ordinary degree can be awarded if a student has successfully completed at least 300 credits with a minimum of 60 credits at Level 6.

The pass mark for the professional programmes in Veterinary Science, Medicine and Dentistry is 50 out of 100. The classification of a degree in the professional programmes in Veterinary Science, Medicine, and Dentistry is provided in the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes.

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