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

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status Faculty of Arts Category Teaching Block
You must take at least 40 CP in English units and at least 40 CP in Film and Television units
List A - Students take 20 CP or 40 CP including optional Film & Television unit
Film History to 1960 FATV20011 20 Optional TB-1
Literature 1740-1900 ENGL20063 20 Mandatory A TB-1
List B - Choose 20 CP from this list
Creative Writing, Prose Fiction: Representing the World ENGL20113 20 Optional B TB-1
Eighteenth-Century Women's Writing ENGL20031 20 Optional TB-1
Poetry of the 1960s ENGL20032 20 Optional TB-1
Revenge Tragedy ENGL29008 20 Optional TB-1
Rudyard Kipling ENGL29004 20 Optional TB-1
Performance Histories THTR20010 20 Optional A TB-1
Politics of Performance THTR20005 20 Optional TB-2
American Avant Garde ENGL20114 20 Optional TB-1
Death and Dying in Late Medieval Literature ENGL20126 20 Optional TB-1
Rudyard Kipling ENGL29004 20 Optional TB-1
The Fairy Tale in English ENGL20028 20 Optional TB-1,TB-2
Utopian Literature ENGL20058 20 Optional TB-1
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
List C - Choose 20 CP from this list
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
Writing the City: London 1550-1740 ENGL20069 20 Optional C TB-1
Shakespeare ENGL20068 20 Optional C TB-1
List D - Students must select FATV20004 unless they chose FATV20011 in list A, otherwise students should move on to list E
Literature 1900-present ENGL20064 20 Optional D TB-2
Film and Television History, 1960 to the present FATV20004 20 Optional TB-2
List E - Choose 20 CP from this list
Arthurian Literature ENGL20060 20 Optional E TB-2
Chaucer and Chaucerians ENGL20061 20 Optional E TB-2
Old English Language and Literature ENGL20065 20 Optional E TB-2
Documentary Histories and Practices FATV20009 20 Optional TB-2
Animated Film FATV20010 20 Optional TB-2
Creative Technologies FATV20021 20 Optional TB-2
List E2 - Choose 20 CP from this list or from list F
American Avant Garde ENGL20114 20 Optional TB-1
Black British Literature ENGL20041 20 Optional TB-2
Contemporary Multi-Ethnic Writing of America ENGL20019 20 Optional TB-2
Creative Writing: Poetry ENGL20051 20 Optional E TB-2
Dangerous Books ENGL20023 20 Optional TB-2
Gender, Desire and the Renaissance Stage ENGL20206 20 Optional E TB-2
Literature and the Sea: The Seafarer to The Shipping News ENGL20020 20 Optional TB-2
Rudyard Kipling ENGL29004 20 Optional TB-1
The Author as Character ENGL20048 20 Optional E TB-2
Writing the Working Classes ENGL20030 20 Optional TB-2
The Art of Grief ENGL20116 20 Optional TB-2
Literature and Science: Newton to Darwin ENGL20054 20 Optional TB-2
The Author as Character ENGL20048 20 Optional E TB-2
List F - Choose 20 CP from this list or lists B-D, E1 or E2 above
Take 20 CP From Bristol Futures, UWLP or Faculty Wide Units – OR choose an additional 20 CP from lists A-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).

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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