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A-Z list of all open units in 2020/21

Open units are units which are outside of a student's subject discipline(s) that are available in many undergraduate programmes (subject to space and timetabling constraints). Typically these units are interdisciplinary and do not have any pre- or co-requisites. Single honours undergraduate students are normally able to choose up to 20 credit points of open units.

The University has developed a number of thematic, interdisciplinary "Bristol Futures" open units which deal with issues and themes of current importance. Details of these units are available here including video trailers for some of the units. Specific details about each unit is available below. The Bristol Futures optional units are:

City Futures: Migration, Citizenship, and Planetary Change
Creative Futures: Tools for Changing the World
Decolonise the Future!
Science of Happiness
Sustainable Development
Understanding global problems using data: inequality, climate change and the economy

The open units scheme also includes the University Wide Language Programme units. Details of these are available here as well as specific information about each unit below.

It is possible that open units appearing on this list will be unavailable if capacity has been taken up by students taking it as an optional unit.

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What do the teaching blocks (TB) mean?

 
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Other Top
City Futures: Migration, Citizenship, and Planetary Change UNIV10005 20
Classics of European Cinema MODL10010 20
Creative Futures: Tools for Changing the World UNIV10007 20
 
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Other Top
Introduction to Cognitive and Biological Psychology PSYC10013 20
 
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Other Top
Principles of Economics EFIM10050 20
 
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Other Top
Science of Happiness PSYC10014 20
Sustainable Development UNIV10001 20
 
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Other Top
Understanding global problems using data: inequality, climate change and the economy UNIV10008 20

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