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

Mandatory Units FREN20001 and HISP20302 are 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 may take up to two MODL-coded units from the lists below, and must take at least 40 CP in each language studied within the degree programme
List A - Take 40 CP
French Language 2 FREN20001 20 Mandatory TB-4
Portuguese Lang for Joints/ML HISP20302 20 Mandatory TB-4
List B - Take 20 CP from this list or List D
French Drama FREN20026 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
Paris 1857-1897 FREN20041 20 Optional TB-2
Images of Power in Lusophone Culture HISP20092 20 Optional TB-1
Contemporary Latin(x) American Poetry HISP20115 20 Optional TB-2
Cultural Exchange in the Lusophone Atlantic, 16th-17th Centuries HISP20089 20 Optional TB-1
General Linguistics MODL20016 20 Optional TB-1
List C - Take 20 CP from this list
French Drama FREN20026 20 Optional TB-1
Images of Power in Lusophone Culture HISP20092 20 Optional TB-1
Contemporary Latin(x) American Poetry HISP20115 20 Optional TB-2
Cultural Exchange in the Lusophone Atlantic, 16th-17th Centuries HISP20089 20 Optional TB-1
Catalan Language (Elementary) MODL23014 20 Optional TB-4
Czech Language (Elementary) MODL23015 20 Optional TB-4
General Linguistics MODL20016 20 Optional TB-1
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 - Take 20 CP from this list or List B
Introduction to French Cinema FREN20056 20 Optional TB-1
Languages of the Iberian Peninsula HISP20088 20 Optional TB-2
Introduction to Latin American Cinema HISP20114 20 Optional TB-2
List E - Take 20 CP from this list
France and Europe FREN23013 20 Optional TB-2
Languages of the Iberian Peninsula HISP20088 20 Optional TB-2
Migration and Movement: Cultural Exchange in the Lusophone World, 19th to 20th Centuries HISP20099 20 Optional TB-2
Introduction to Latin American Cinema HISP20114 20 Optional TB-2
List F - Take 20 CP from this list
Take 20 CP From Bristol Futures, UWLP or Faculty Wide Units – OR choose an additional 20 CP 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).

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