MA Politics / Course details
Year of entry: 2024
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The Politics department is full of excellent and inspiring academics; the variety of modules on offer is broad
and the city itself offers lots of different experiences for people who are in search of city life but aren¿t quite ready for (or fancy) the `Big Smoke¿.Camilla Walker / MA Politics Student
Drawing on inspiring academic expertise, you will explore the latest perspectives in political analysis and theories alongside research methodologies in political science.
You will also choose from a range of fascinating optional units, to expand your knowledge.
Teaching and learning
Part-time students complete the full-time course over two years. There are no evening or weekend course units available on the part-time route.
You must first check the schedule of the compulsory units and then select your optional units to suit your requirements.
Updated timetable information will be available from mid-August and you will have the opportunity to discuss your unit choices during induction week with your course director.
Coursework and assessment
Courses are taught through a combination of methods including interactive lectures and seminars. You will be assessed through a variety of methods, such as:
- presentations; and
Course unit list
The course unit details given below are subject to change, and are the latest example of the curriculum available on this course of study.
|Comparative Political Analysis||POLI60301||15||Mandatory|
|Research Design and Skills||POLI60312||15||Mandatory|
|Comparing Capitalisms in the Global Political Economy||POLI60032||15||Optional|
|The Politics of Money & Finance||POLI60081||15||Optional|
|Political Parties in Contemporary Britain||POLI60122||15||Optional|
|Governing in an Unjust World: Justice and International Relations||POLI60182||15||Optional|
|The Ethics Of Killing||POLI60221||15||Optional|
|Tools and techniques of applied quantitative analysis||POLI60341||15||Optional|
|Public Policy (in)to Practice||POLI70272||15||Optional|
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You will be supported by first-class resources, in addition to the networked study areas and with access to one of the best-resourced academic libraries in the country.