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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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Ancients and moderns: cultures of humanism in Renaissance Europe MODL30002 20
Anticipating the End: Russian Thought in the Shadow of Revolution (1890-1917) RUSS30059 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
Changing Families and the State SPOL31008 20
Comparative Social Policy in a Globalizing World SPOL30048 20
Computational Bioinformatics COMS30003 10
Contemporary British Cinema MODL30007 20
Contemporary Hollywood Cinema DRAM33127 20
Contemporary Theatre DRAM33126 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
Diet and Dating in Prehistory ARCH30023 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
French for Business and Professional Purposes Level 3 LANG34012 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
German for Business and Professional Purposes Level 3 LANG34013 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
Health Care Policies SPOL31018 20
Health Policy in a Global Context SPOL30055 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
Intermediate Mandarin Chinese LANG31047 20
Introduction to Sanskrit 1 THRS30171 20
Introduction to Sanskrit 2 THRS30172 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
Japanese for General Purposes Intermediate LANG31046 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
Markets, Government and Public Policy SPOL30021 20
Modern Mathematical Biology MATH30004 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
Poverty, Social Exclusion and Social Policy SPOL30019 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
Social Policy and Development SPOL30050 20
Social Policy and the Environment SPOL32032 20
Social Policy in East Asia SPOL30049 20
Societal Change and the Transformation of Work SPOL32025 20
Spanish and Business Studies HISP30039 20
Spanish for Business and Professional Purposes Level 3 LANG34015 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
Theorising Social Welfare II SPOL31002 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 Public Policy SPOL30054 20

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