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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 - Take 40 CP from this list, including mandatory Film & Television option
Victorian Fiction: Art and Ideas in the Marketplace ENGL30117 20 Optional A TB-1
Novel Territories: Eighteenth-century Prose Fiction ENGL30115 20 Optional A TB-1
Television: Ideas and Industry FATV30020 20 Mandatory TB-1
Contemporary World Cinemas FATV30010 20 Mandatory TB-1
List B - Choose 20 CP from this list - and include the new 40 CP FATV Written Dissertation unit
Hero or traitor? Outlaws in Literature ENGL30069 20 Optional E TB-1
Illness Narratives ENGL30089 20 Optional TB-1
James Joyce ENGL30045 20 Optional TB-1
Kings, Queens, and Sycophants ENGL30131 20 Optional TB-2
Literature and Medicine ENGL39011 20 Optional TB-2
Literature's Children ENGL39015 20 Optional TB-1
Shakespearean Tragedy: Textual and Literary Criticism ENGL39027 20 Optional TB-1
The History of the Language of English Literature ENGL30123 20 Optional E TB-2
Twentieth-Century Women Writers ENGL30105 20 Optional TB-1
Writing the Anthropocene 1945-Present ENGL30124 20 Optional TB-1
Writing the Self: Literature and Autobiography ENGL30107 20 Optional E TB-2
Representing HIV/AIDS ENGL30141 20 Optional B TB-1
Translation and Adaptation THTR30007 20 Optional B,D TB-1
Film Criticism FATV30006 20 Optional TB-1
Contemporary Hollywood Cinema FATV30011 20 Optional B TB-1
List C - Choose 20 CP from this list
Postcolonial Environments ENGL30122 20 Optional TB-2
The History of the Language of English Literature ENGL30123 20 Optional E TB-2
Writing the Anthropocene 1945-Present ENGL30124 20 Optional TB-1
American Revolutions ENGL30108 20 Optional A TB-1
Decolonising Literature and Literary Studies ENGL30111 20 Optional TB-1
Global Cinemas / Local Stories FATV30005 20 Optional TB-1
Digital Filmmaking FATV30007 20 Optional TB-1
Character Animation FATV30021 20 Optional C TB-1
List D - Choose 20 CP from this list
Celebrity Culture: Icons, Industry and Aesthetics ENGL30110 20 Optional D TB-2
Literatures of Enslavement ENGL30133 20 Optional TB-2
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
List E - Choose 20 CP from this list - unless you choose the new 40 CP FATV30002 Written Dissertation unit in list B
Creative Writing Dissertation ENGL30126 20 Optional TB-2
Dissertation ENGL30112 40 Optional TB-4
Dissertation (English) ENGL39024 20 Optional B,E TB-2
Written Dissertation FATV30012 20 Optional TB-2
Industry Study FATV30004 20 Optional TB-2
Contemporary Television Drama FATV30022 20 Optional TB-2
List E2 - Choose 20 CP from this list or list F
James Joyce ENGL30045 20 Optional TB-1
Illness Narratives ENGL30089 20 Optional TB-1
Literature and Medicine ENGL39011 20 Optional TB-2
Postcolonial Environments ENGL30122 20 Optional TB-2
Rewriting the Bible ENGL30129 20 Optional E TB-2
The Spanish Civil War in British and American Writing ENGL30058 20 Optional TB-2
Writing for Art ENGL39019 20 Optional TB-2
Writing the Self: Literature and Autobiography ENGL30107 20 Optional E TB-2
Modernist Writers ENGL30140 20 Optional TB-2
Postcolonial Environments ENGL30122 20 Optional TB-2
Rewriting the Bible ENGL30129 20 Optional E TB-2
The History of the Language of English Literature ENGL30123 20 Optional E TB-2
List F - Choose 20 CP from this list or list E2
Take 20 CP From Bristol Futures, UWLP or Faculty Wide Units – OR choose an additional 20 CP from lists A-E above (but do not choose DRAM30036 and 40 CP FATV30002 dissertation in list B) OPEN 20 Optional
Film and English (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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