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Programme structure: Ancient History (BA) - what's running in 2021/22

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status Faculty of Arts Category Teaching Block
List A
Approaches to Roman History CLAS20040 20 Mandatory TB-1
List B - Choose 20 CP from this list
Greek Language Level A1 CLAS20006 20 Optional TB-1
Latin Language Level A1 CLAS20008 20 Optional B TB-1
Greek Language Level B1 CLAS22315 20 Optional B TB-1
Latin Language Level B1 CLAS22307 20 Optional TB-1
Greek Language Level C1 CLAS22405 20 Optional TB-1
Latin Language Level C1 CLAS22407 20 Optional TB-1
Exploring the Roman Cityscape CLAS20070 20 Optional TB-1
Myth CLAS20065 20 Optional C TB-1
Introduction to Sanskrit 1 THRS20188 20 Optional TB-1
List C
Material Remains of the Past CLAS20059 20 Mandatory TB-1
List D
Approaches to Greek History CLAS20039 20 Mandatory E TB-2
List E
Historical Topic: Roman Imperial Culture CLAS20062 20 Mandatory TB-2
List F
Take 20 CP From Bristol Futures, UWLP or Faculty Wide Units – OR choose an additional 20 CP from list B OR choose one unit from the list below OPEN 20 Optional
Greek Language Level A2 CLAS20007 20 Optional TB-2
Latin Language Level A2 CLAS20009 20 Optional TB-2
Greek Language Level B2 CLAS22316 20 Optional F TB-2
Latin Language Level B2 CLAS22308 20 Optional TB-2
Greek Language Level C2 CLAS22406 20 Optional TB-2
Latin Language Level C2 CLAS22408 20 Optional TB-2
Drama CLAS20066 20 Optional C,E TB-2
Legacy CLAS20067 20 Optional D TB-2
Pagan Religions of the Roman Empire CLAS27003 20 Optional TB-2
For students who take the optional unit HUMS20002, this replaces all the Year 2 units in TB2 This includes units that are normally mandatory in this programme.
Study Abroad/ Erasmus HUMS20002 60 Optional TB-1,TB-2
You may additionally take MODL20018 in TB1 (and 130 credit points in total) in combination with HUMS20002.
Foreign Language Skills for Semester Abroad Students MODL20018 10 Optional F TB-1
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

Marks from second year units count towards the final degree classification.

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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