University Of Bristol Unit Catalogue

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University Of Bristol Unit Catalogue

The unit catalogue lists information for all units running in the current academic year as well as showing historic data for previous years and provisional data for future academic years.

What are units?

Units are the basic building blocks of study at Bristol. In any given year a student may be taking one or many units each lasting a few weeks or the whole year. Units may be mandatory, optional or open.

Browse units by faculty

  • Academic Faculties
  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of Biomedical Sciences
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Social Sciences and Law
  • Institutes

A-Z of units

  • A-Z list of all units
  • A-Z list of all open units

What are open units?

Open units are units that are outside of the student’s subject discipline and that any student can take (i.e. not have any pre- or co-requisites), subject to space and timetabling constraints. Single honours undergraduate students are normally able to choose up to 20 credit points of open units.