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

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status Faculty of Arts Category Teaching Block
You may take up to two MODL-coded units from lists B-D. You must take at least 40 CP in each language studied within the degree programme. MODL30005 may count towards the 40 CP requirement in one language where a dissertation is based in the study of that language
List A - Take BOTH units
Italian Language 3 ITAL30001 20 Mandatory TB-4
Portuguese Language for School of Modern Languages and Joint degrees HISP30302 20 Mandatory TB-4
List B - Take 20 CP from this list
Screening the Past: Representing History in Contemporary Italian Cinema ITAL30046 20 Optional TB-1
Dictatorships, prisons, and writing(s) in the Portuguese and Spanish-speaking worlds HISP30070 20 Optional TB-1
Communism in Europe MODL30001 20 Optional TB-1
The Italian City: Medieval and Early Modern Cultures MODL30020 20 Optional TB-1
List C - Choose 20 CP from this list or List F
Screening the Past: Representing History in Contemporary Italian Cinema ITAL30046 20 Optional TB-1
Dante: Purgatorio and Paradiso ITAL30059 20 Optional TB-1
Boccaccio’s Decameron ITAL30063 20 Optional TB-2
Hispanic Sociolinguistics HISP30056 20 Optional TB-1
Images and Text: Hybrid Media and Power in Latin America HISP30086 20 Optional TB-1
Translating in a Professional Context MODL30010 20 Optional TB-1
Catalan Language (follow-on) MODL30011 20 Optional TB-4
Czech Language (follow-on) MODL30012 20 Optional TB-4
Follow-on Portuguese MODL30037 20 Optional TB-4
Multi- and Plurilingualism: Language Policies across Europe and Beyond MODL30038 20 Optional TB-1
List D - Choose 20 CP from this list
Institutions and Anti-Institutions in Italy in the 1960s and 1970s (TB2) ITAL30055 20 Optional D,E TB-2
Boccaccio’s Decameron ITAL30063 20 Optional TB-2
Culture and Politics in Luso-Africa and Brazil 18th-19th Centuries HISP30058 20 Optional TB-2
Liaison Interpreting MODL30006 20 Optional TB-1,TB-2
Pan-Africanism: ideas and archives MODL30026 20 Optional TB-2
The Cultural heritage of Historic Towns and Cities in Europe and Beyond MODL30027 20 Optional TB-2
List E - Choose 20 CP from this list
MODL30005 is mandatory for Single Honours Students
Independent Study 1 MODL30005 20 Optional TB-4
Gender, Sexuality and Cinema MODL30018 20 Optional TB-2
Pan-Africanism: ideas and archives MODL30026 20 Optional TB-2
Theoretical Approaches to Language Teaching MODL30036 20 Optional TB-2
List F - Choose 20 CP from this list or from list C
Take 20 CP From Bristol Futures, UWLP or Faculty Wide Units – OR choose an additional 20 CP from lists B or D above OPEN 20 Optional
Italian and Portuguese (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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