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Programme structure: English and Russian (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 Russian Language 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 dissertation, you will normally take 40cp of ENGL-coded units and 40cp of RUSS or MODL-coded units, but you may replace one 20cp unit with a choice from list F
List A - Take the mandatory language unit. Additionally choose a further 20cp unit from list A, list E2 or list F
American Revolutions ENGL30108 20 Optional A TB-1
Decolonising Literature and Literary Studies ENGL30111 20 Optional A TB-1
Russian Language 3 RUSS30001 20 Mandatory TB-4
List C - Choose 20 CP from this list
Dostoevsky RUSS30063 20 Optional TB-1
Writing Revolution: Russian Literature, 1910-1940 RUSS30068 20 Optional B,C TB-1
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
Shakespearean Tragedy: Textual and Literary Criticism ENGL39027 20 Optional TB-1
Twentieth-Century Women Writers ENGL30105 20 Optional TB-1
Postcolonial Environments ENGL30122 20 Optional TB-2
The History of the Language of English Literature ENGL30123 20 Optional E TB-2
Writing the Anthropocene 1945-Present ENGL30124 20 Optional B TB-1
List D - Choose 20 CP from this list
Life and Death with Stalin RUSS30082 20 Optional C,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
Victorian Fiction: Art and Ideas in the Marketplace ENGL30117 20 Optional D TB-1
Novel Territories: Eighteenth-century Prose Fiction ENGL30115 20 Optional A TB-1
List E
Modern Languages and English Dissertation MODL30029 40 Mandatory E TB-4
List E2 - Choose 20cp from this list or from list F unless you take 40cp in list A
Literature and Medicine ENGL39011 20 Optional TB-2
Kings, Queens, and Sycophants ENGL30131 20 Optional B TB-2
Postcolonial Environments ENGL30122 20 Optional TB-2
Rewriting the Bible ENGL30129 20 Optional E TB-2
The Spanish Civil War in British and American Writing ENGL30058 20 Optional TB-2
Writing for Art ENGL39019 20 Optional E TB-2
Writing the Self: Literature and Autobiography ENGL30107 20 Optional E TB-1
Translation and Adaptation THTR30007 20 Optional TB-1
The Heart of Modern Fiction: Intimacy, Emotion, Form ENGL30134 20 Optional E TB-2
List F - Choose 20cp from this list or list E2 unless you take 40cp in list A
Take 20 CP From Bristol Futures, UWLP or Faculty Wide Units – OR choose an additional 20 CP from lists A, C or D above. OPEN 20 Optional
English and Russian (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 (English 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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