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

Take at least 40 CP in each subject

Mandatory Unit FREN20001 is must pass. For further information and a definition of must pass units please see the Glossary of Terms

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status Faculty of Arts Category Teaching Block
Students must take 40 CP Film units and 40 CP French units
List A - Students take 20 CP or 40 CP including optional Film & Television unit
Film History to 1960 FATV20011 20 Optional TB-1
French Language 2 FREN20001 20 Mandatory TB-4
List B - Choose 20 CP
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
The French Language: Structures and Varieties FREN20044 20 Optional TB-1
France 1940-44: Occupation and Resistance FREN20037 20 Optional TB-1
General Linguistics MODL20016 20 Optional TB-1
Woman and Nation MODL23017 20 Optional TB-1
List C - Choose 20 CP
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
French Drama FREN20026 20 Optional TB-1
French Thought FREN20068 20 Optional TB-2
Introduction to French Cinema FREN20056 20 Optional TB-1
Catalan Language (Elementary) MODL23014 20 Optional TB-4
Czech Language (Elementary) MODL23015 20 Optional TB-4
Woman and Nation MODL23017 20 Optional TB-1
Introduction to teaching Modern Languages as Foreign Languages MODL20021 20 Optional TB-1
Beginners Portuguese MODL20022 20 Optional TB-4
List D - Students must select FATV20004 unless they chose FATV20011 in list A, otherwise students should move on to list E.
Film and Television History, 1960 to the present FATV20004 20 Optional TB-2
Francophone African Literature FREN20069 20 Optional TB-2
Historical Linguistics MODL20017 20 Optional TB-2
List E - Choose 20 CP
Documentary Histories and Practices FATV20009 20 Optional TB-2
Animated Film FATV20010 20 Optional TB-2
Creative Technologies FATV20021 20 Optional TB-2
France and Europe FREN23013 20 Optional TB-2
Paris 1857-1897 FREN20041 20 Optional TB-2
List F
Take 20 CP From Bristol Futures, UWLP or Faculty Wide Units – OR choose on additional unit from lists B-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).