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A-Z list of all open units in 2013/14

Please note: you are viewing unit and programme information for a past academic year. Please see the current academic year for up to date information.

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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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
Advanced English Language Studies LANG14011 20
Approaches to Shakespeare ENGL10027 20
Approaches to the Study of Religion THRS10030 20
Approaches to the study of Political Science POLI11104 20
Archaic Greece CLAS12352 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
Children in Society II: Children and Contemporary Society SOWK10002 20
Classics of European Cinema MODL10010 20
Comparative Government and Politics: An Introduction POLI11103 20
Comparative and International Social Policy SPOL10014 20
Contemporary Russia through the Media RUSS10034 20
Contemporary Writing ENGL10016 20
Convincing stories? Numbers as evidence in the social sciences UNIV10002 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
Divine Love and Ritual Sex: Hindu paths to liberation THRS10037 20
Doing Social Research SOCI10005 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
Economy and Society in the Ancient World CLAS12331 20
Elementary Statistics MATH10510 10
English for Academic Purposes LANG10031 10
English for Academic Purposes - Part 2 (Science and Engineering) LANG10003 10
English for Business and Professional Purposes LANG14021 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
Film and Television Forms and Analysis DRAM11005 20
Film and the Ancient World CLAS12350 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
Historical Studies II : Western Art Music (1750 to the present day) MUSI10046 20
Historical Studies II: Western Art Music II MUSI10053 10
 
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 Aegean and Greek Archaeology ARCH14008 20
Introduction to Biological Psychology PSYC10009 10
Introduction to Developmental Psychology PSYC10008 10
Introduction to Early Modern History HIST13012 20
Introduction to Early-Modern Art HART10216 20
Introduction to Philosophy B PHIL10006 20
Introduction to Sanskrit II: Texts THRS10018 20
Introduction to Teaching English as a Foreign Language LANG10120 20
Introduction to Teaching English as a Foreign Language II LANG10130 20
Introduction to the Philosophy of Science PHIL10015 10
Introduction to the Study of Cultures MODL10011 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
Journeying: Discovering the World, Creating Ourselves GEOG16002 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
Key Social Thinkers SOCI10006 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
Philosophical Text 3: Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics PHIL10008 10
Philosophical Texts 1: Hume's Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion PHIL10003 10
 
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
Romano-British Archaeology ARCH10009 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
Sacred Scripture and Popular Culture THRS10039 20
Social Policy and the Welfare State: Theoretical Perspectives SPOL10012 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
Texts in Modern Political Philosophy PHIL10027 10
The Philosophy of Religion THRS10034 20
The Renaissance and the Rise of the Modern Age THRS10041 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
World in Crisis? GEOG16001 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
1AM Further Mathematics MATH10002 20
1AS Further Statistics MATH10001 20

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