Combined Honours

Politics

Politics

Overview

Discover our range of Politics modules for 2021-22.

Find out about modules available for:

The range of modules offered may change each academic year.

Further information

For further information about this subject, including any pre-requisites, visit the Politics subject page.

You can also contact your Subject Adviser.

Stage 1

Find out about Politics modules for Stage 1.

Students study either 40 or 60 credits from the list below in Stage 1.

Select the module code for specific module information including the module summary and aims, knowledge and skills you'll gain, and the module leader.

Module CodeModule Title Credit Value Semester
POL1015 The Westminster System: Politics of the UK 20 2
POL1032 Key Concepts in International Politics 20 2
POL1045 Becomming a Political Analyst 20 1
POL1046 Order & Disorder: The Shaping of the 21st Century 20 1
POL1049 Power and Inequality 20 2
POL1050 Politics of Happiness 20 1

Stage 2

Find out about Politics modules for Stage 2.

Students study either 40, 60 or 80 credits from the list below in Stage 2.

Select the module code for specific module information including the module summary and aims, knowledge and skills you'll gain, and the module leader.

Module CodeModule Title Credit Value Semester 
POL2015 Regional and International Organisations 20 1
POL2016 Foreign Policy Analysis: Theories and Approaches 20 2
POL2017 Becoming a Political Researcher 20 1
POL2022 Government and Politics of the USA (Capped at 120) 20 1
POL2034 The Politics and Policy of the European Union 20 2
POL2035 Power and Poverty in the Global Economy 20 2
POL2045 British Politics: State and Society (Capped at 80) (Pre-requisite POL1015) 20 1
POL2082 Political Violence and the Modern State 20 2
POL2088 The Politics of Africa: Africa's place in Global Politics (Capped at 80) 20 1
POL2090 Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion: Social Issues in Contemporary Political Philosophy 20 1
POL2096 Politics Work Placement (capped at 20) 
20 1&2
POL2110 Security Studies (Capped at 100) 20 2
POL2111 Democracy or Dictatorship?: What are the differences and how do we analyse them? 20 2
POL2113 Sex, Gender and Power 20 1

 

For further information on the above modules, please read the Politics Module Information 2020-21, which is a PDF the Politics department have created to aid you in your module choices.

Stage 3

Find out about Politics modules for Stage 3.

Students study either 40, 60 or 80 credits from the list below in Stage 3.

Select the module code for specific module information including the module summary and aims, knowledge and skills you'll gain, and the module leader.

Module Code Module Title Credit Value Semester 
POL3046* Dissertation in Politics (Note: this is only offered to those taking Politics as a Joint or a Major subject) 40 1&2
POL3047* Project in Politics Semester 1  20 1
POL3048* Project in Politics Semester 2 20 2
POL3053 Political Leadership in Britain (Pre-requisite one of either POL1015, POL2045 or POL3092) 20 2
POL3054 International Politics and Urbanism                  20 2
POL3055 Applied Political Research with Quantitative Methods (Pre-requisite POL2017 or equivalent i.e. SOC2069 or SOC2070) 20 1
POL3081 International Political Thought 20 1
POL3092 Political Parties and Elections in the UK (Pre-requisite POL1017 or POL2045)  20 1
POL3103 Community-based Research in Politics (Capped at 20) 40 1&2
POL3109 Gender, Campaigns and Media (Pre-requisite POL2017 or equivalent i.e. SOC2069 or SOC2070) 20 2
POL3111 UK Parliamentary Studies (Capped at 45) 20 2
POL3114 Animal and Environmental Ethics 20 2
POL3117 Politics of Immigration  20 1
POL3124 Mexican Politics: Authoritarianism & Democracy 20 1
POL3126 Latin American Politics 20 2
POL3127 Global Apartheid Regimes 20 1
POL3128 The Politics of Gender and Sexuality in the Middle East 20 1
POL3129 Global Justice 20 2
POL3131 The Politics of Health 20 2

* POL3047 Project in Politics: Semester 1 or POL3048 Project in Politics: Semester 2 cannot be taken if students are taking POL3046 Dissertation in Politics

* POL3047 Project in Politics: Semester 1 and POL3048 Project in Politics: Semester 2 cannot be taken together.