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Programme structure: History and French (BA) for 2022/23 entry cohort

Please note: It is possible that the information shown for future academic years may change due to developments in the relevant academic field. Optional unit availability varies depending on both staffing, student choice and timetabling constraints.

Mandatory unit FREN30001 is Must Pass. For further information and a definition of must pass units please see the Glossary of Terms.

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status
Besides the mandatory French language unit, you must take at least one further FREN or MODL-coded unit.
List A - Take the mandatory language unit. Additionally choose a further 20cp unit from list A or list F
Bristol and Slavery (Level H Special Subject) HIST30078 20 Optional TB-1
Histories of the Polar Regions HIST30102 20 Optional TB-1
Internationalising Modern China 1850s - 1950 (Level H Special Subject) HIST37016 20 Optional TB-1
Kingship and Crisis during the Wars of the Roses. (Level H Special Subject) HIST37011 20 Optional TB-1
Race and Health in America HIST30099 20 Optional TB-1
Teenage Kicks: Youth and Subcultures in Britain since 1918 HIST30097 20 Optional TB-1
Modern Witchcraft HIST30112 20 Optional A TB-1
Black Lives Matter: The African American Freedom Struggle (1945-Present) HIST30095 20 Optional TB-1
Eugenics: The First Fifty Years (1883-1932) HIST30108 20 Optional A TB-1
Red Power and Beyond: American Indian activism since 1944 HIST30128 20 Optional A TB-1
Race and Resistance in South Africa (Level H Special Subject) HIST37010 20 Optional TB-1
Constructing the Other HIST30107 20 Optional A TB-1
Greed is Good: Enterprise Culture in Contemporary Britain and America HIST30126 20 Optional A TB-1
French Language 3 FREN30001 20 Mandatory TB-4
List C - Choose 20cp
French for Business and Enterprise FREN30047 20 Optional C TB-4
Around Cubism FREN30096 20 Optional C TB-2
Intellectuals and the Media in France FREN30108 20 Optional C TB-1
Me, Myself, and I: The Essais of Michel de Montaigne FREN30114 20 Optional C TB-1
Propaganda, Politics, and the Islamic Other: Literary Responses to the Crusades FREN30117 20 Optional C TB-1
Chantal Akerman’s Cinema: Queering Conventions and Screening Desire FREN30130 20 Optional C TB-2
Liaison Interpreting MODL30006 20 Optional TB-1,TB-2
Translating in a Professional Context MODL30010 20 Optional TB-1
Catalan Language (follow-on) MODL30011 20 Optional TB-4
Czech Language (follow-on) MODL30012 20 Optional TB-4
The Italian City: Medieval and Early Modern Cultures MODL30020 20 Optional TB-1
Follow-on Portuguese MODL30037 20 Optional C TB-4
Voices of the People HIST30124 20 Optional TB-1
Britain's Long Nineteenth Century, 1789-1914 HIST30120 20 Optional C TB-1
Memory HIST30113 20 Optional C TB-1
Picturing the Twentieth Century HIST30114 20 Optional C TB-1
List D - Choose 20cp
The Alchemy of Influence: Imitation, Translation, and Creativity FREN30131 20 Optional D TB-2
Francophone Women Directors: Documentary Filmmaking FREN30111 20 Optional D TB-2
Liaison Interpreting MODL30006 20 Optional TB-1,TB-2
Translating in a Professional Context MODL30010 20 Optional TB-1
Sociolinguistic Anthropology: Language, Culture, and Society MODL30016 20 Optional TB-2
The Italian City: Medieval and Early Modern Cultures MODL30020 20 Optional TB-1
Horrible Histories And All That HIST30119 20 Optional D TB-2
Global Empires HIST30122 20 Optional D TB-2
Millennial Britain HIST30125 20 Optional D TB-2
List E
Modern Languages and History Dissertation MODL30025 40 Mandatory E TB-4
List F - Choose an additional 20 CP from lists A, C or D above
Choose 20CP from Bristol Futures, UWLP or Faculty-wide units; OR choose an additional 20 CP from lists A, C, D or E2 above. OPEN 20 Optional
History and French (BA)   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).

Degree classifications:

  • First Class Honours 70 and above
  • Second Class Honours, First Division 60-69
  • Second Class Honours, Second Division 50-59
  • Third Class Honours 40-49
  • Fail 39 and below

An Ordinary degree can be awarded if a student has successfully completed at least 300 credits with a minimum of 60 credits at Level 6.

The pass mark for the professional programmes in Veterinary Science, Medicine and Dentistry is 50 out of 100. The classification of a degree in the professional programmes in Veterinary Science, Medicine, and Dentistry is provided in the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes.

Additional progress information

The alternative classified honours degree of Arts (History and Modern Language Studies) may be awarded on this programme. For further details please see the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes

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