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Programme structure: Ancient History (BA) - what's running in 2020/21

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Unit name Unit code Credit points Status Faculty of Arts Category Teaching Block
List A
Historical Survey: Ancient Greece CLAS10035 20 Mandatory TB-1
List B - Choose 20 CP from this list
Sculpture CLAS10037 20 Optional TB-1
Latin Language Level A1 CLAS12303 20 Optional TB-1
Latin Language Level B1 CLAS12307 20 Optional TB-1
Greek Language Level A1 CLAS12311 20 Optional TB-1
Greek Language Level B1 CLAS12315 20 Optional B,C TB-1
List C
Ancient Historical Writers CLAS10039 20 Mandatory TB-1
List D
Historical Survey: Ancient Rome CLAS10036 20 Mandatory TB-2
List E
Historical Topic: The Hellenistic World CLAS10034 20 Mandatory TB-2
List F - Choose 20 CP from this list
Thought CLAS10040 20 Optional D TB-2
Epic CLAS12361 20 Optional TB-2
20 CP From Bristol Futures, UWLP or Faculty Wide Units OPEN 20 Optional
Latin Language Level A2 CLAS12304 20 Optional F TB-2
Latin Language Level B2 CLAS12308 20 Optional TB-2
Greek Language Level A2 CLAS12312 20 Optional TB-2
Greek Language Level B2 CLAS12316 20 Optional TB-2
Approaches to Poetry ENGL10026 20 Optional TB-2
Introduction to Early-Modern Art HART10216 20 Optional TB-2
Living Religions East THRS10065 20 Optional D TB-2
Representations: (Re)-Making the World HUMS10011 20 Optional TB-2
The Medieval World HIST10042 20 Optional TB-2
Certificate of Higher Education   120      

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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

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Exit awards

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  • 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.

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Additional progress information

Marks from the first year do not contribute to 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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