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Department of Politics, Languages and International Studies Programme Catalogue 2015/16


UHPL-AYB12: BA(Hons) German and Politics with Year Abroad

Leading to the award of BACHELOR OF ARTS IN GERMAN AND POLITICS

Mode of attendance: Full-time with Year Abroad

Normal programme duration: 4 years


Click here for further information Possible DAPs for this programme:

  • TBC: To be confirmed

Please see your programme handbook for circumstances where transfer to DAP may be permitted/required.

 

Click here for further informationPossible exit awards for this programme:



Year 1

Click here for further information NFAAR-UG assessment regulations:
  • Transfer to DAP may be possible from this programme year.
  • Main assessment regulations: Appendix 11 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view; Supplementary assessment regulations: Appendix 12 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view.
  • Part 1 Stage 1 of this programme contributes 0% towards the final award classification


Academic Year: Part 1 Stage 1

Designated Essential Units:
PL10626 German written and spoken language 1 12 Credits
Optional Units: Select a minimum of 0 and a maximum of 1 units from the following list:
PS10086 Mind and behaviour 12 Credits

Semester 1: Part 1 Stage 1

Compulsory Units:
PL10505 Key concepts in politics 6 Credits
PL10712 Comparative politics 6 Credits
PL10792 Deutschland 1871 - 1945 6 Credits
Optional Units: Select a minimum of 0 and a maximum of 1 units from the following list:
FL10273 Approved 6 credit language option (Foreign Languages Centre) 6 Credits
MN10354 An introduction to law 6 Credits
MN10545 Organisational behaviour 6 Credits
PL10103 Introduction to European studies 6 Credits
SP10002 Social problems & social policy 6 Credits
SP10043 The foundations of sociology 6 Credits
SP10204 Introduction to international development 6 Credits
SP10206 Thinking and working cross-culturally: Introduction to social analysis of development 6 Credits
ZZ10001 Director of Studies approved unit 6 Credits

Semester 2: Part 1 Stage 1

Compulsory Units:
PL10410 Political ideologies 6 Credits
PL10616 International relations and global politics 6 Credits
PL10793 Die Bundesrepublik vom Wirtschaftswunder zur Wende 6 Credits
Optional Units: Select a minimum of 0 and a maximum of 1 units from the following list:
FL10274 Approved 6 credit language option (Foreign Languages Centre) 6 Credits
MN10248 Introduction to accounting 6 Credits
PL10104 Europe since 1945 6 Credits
PL10417 British politics 6 Credits
SP10001 Social policy, welfare and the state 6 Credits
SP10044 Putting social theory to work 6 Credits
SP10205 Introduction to politics of development 6 Credits
SP10287 Social policy and YOU 6 Credits
ZZ10003 Director of Studies approved unit 6 Credits

Notes:
* Programmes and units may be changed at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2015/16 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2016/17 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
* NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to regular review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
* Availability of units is subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.


Year 2

Click here for further information NFAAR-UG assessment regulations:
  • Transfer to DAP may be possible from this programme year.
  • Main assessment regulations: Appendix 11 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view; Supplementary assessment regulations: Appendix 12 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view.
  • Part 2 Stage 2 of this programme contributes 24% towards the final award classification


Academic Year: Part 2 Stage 2

Designated Essential Units:
PL20627 German written & spoken language 2 12 Credits

Semester 1: Part 2 Stage 2

Compulsory Units:
PL20385 European political thought 6 Credits
PL20414 American politics 6 Credits
PL20757 Die DDR: Geschichte, Politik. Gesellschaft, Kultur 6 Credits
Optional Units: Select 1 units from the following list:
FL20275 Approved 6 credit language option (Foreign Languages Centre) 6 Credits
PL20721 International organisation 6 Credits
PL20725 Conflict and international security 6 Credits
PL20726 European integration 6 Credits
PL20889 Contemporary politics of the Middle East 6 Credits
PL20904 Political violence and terrorism in the UK 6 Credits
PS20109 Social psychology: traditional and critical approaches 6 Credits
SP20004 Family matters: the sociology of the family & family policy 6 Credits
SP20112 Theoretical issues 1: structure and agency and other dualisms in social theory 6 Credits
SP20207 Researching social change 6 Credits
SP20244 Political sociology 6 Credits
ZZ20001 Director of Studies approved unit 6 Credits

Semester 2: Part 2 Stage 2

Compulsory Units:
PL20724 European Union politics 6 Credits
PL20777 Germany divided and reunited 6 Credits
PL20878 Research design and methods in politics 6 Credits
Optional Units: Select 1 units from the following list:
FL20276 Approved 6 credit language option (Foreign Languages Centre) 6 Credits
PL20407 Border crossings: memory and identity in contemporary Europe 6 Credits
PL20416 Totalitarian politics 6 Credits
PL20424 Introduction to English language teaching 6 Credits
PL20720 Foreign policy-making and its analysis 6 Credits
PL20731 A history of international relations theory 6 Credits
PL20784 Theories of democracy 6 Credits
PL20883 Parliament in modern British politics 6 Credits
PL20899 Quantitative research methods 6 Credits
PS20107 Developmental psychology 6 Credits
SP20003 'Race' & racism 6 Credits
SP20005 Making and communicating policy: theories and practices 6 Credits
SP20048 Organisational sociology and managing people 6 Credits
SP20069 Philosophy of the social sciences 6 Credits
SP20208 International politics of development 6 Credits
SP20209 Development policy and practice 6 Credits
SP20262 The manufacture of consent: propaganda, public relations and power 6 Credits
ZZ20004 Director of Studies approved unit 6 Credits

Notes:
* Programmes and units may be changed at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2015/16 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2016/17 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
* NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to regular review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
* Availability of units is subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.


Year 3

Click here for further information NFAAR-UG assessment regulations:
  • Transfer to DAP is not possible from this programme year.
  • Main assessment regulations: Appendix 11 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view; Supplementary assessment regulations: Appendix 12 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view.
  • Part 2 Stage 3 of this programme contributes 8% towards the final award classification


Academic Year: Part 2 Stage 3

Compulsory Units:
PL20300 Year abroad 60 Credits

Notes:
* Programmes and units may be changed at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2015/16 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2016/17 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
* NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to regular review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
* Availability of units is subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.


Year 4

Click here for further information NFAAR-UG assessment regulations:
  • Transfer to DAP is not possible from this programme year.
  • Main assessment regulations: Appendix 27 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view; Supplementary assessment regulations: Appendix 28 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view.
  • Part 3 Stage 4 of this programme contributes 68% towards the final award classification


Academic Year: Part 3 Stage 4

Designated Essential Units:
PL30628 German written & spoken language 4 12 Credits
Compulsory Units:
PL30670 Politics dissertation 12 Credits

Semester 1: Part 3 Stage 4

Optional Units: Select a minimum of 1 and a maximum of 2 units from the following list:
PL30644 German national option G12: Protest und Widerstand 6 Credits
PL30796 Multikulturelles Deutschland 6 Credits
Optional Units: Select a minimum of 1 and a maximum of 2 units from the following list:
FL30277 Approved 6 credit language option (Foreign Languages Centre) 6 Credits
PL30101 Russian national option R4: Gorbachev & Perestroika 6 Credits
PL30107 Culture & national identity 6 Credits
PL30294 In search of Europe (1) - the cold war 1945 - 1989 6 Credits
PL30441 Gender and politics 6 Credits
PL30468 Transitions to democracy 6 Credits
PL30548 Italian national option IT9: organised crime & democracy in Italy 6 Credits
PL30732 The politics of ethnicity, religion, and nationalism 6 Credits
PL30741 US global politics 6 Credits
PL30864 Europe in global politics 6 Credits
PL30881 Contemporary security challenges in Asia 6 Credits
PL30891 European film 6 Credits
PL30897 Peace processes in the Middle East and Europe 6 Credits
SP30013 Social protection and welfare reform 6 Credits
SP30210 Conflict, security and international development 6 Credits
SP30288 Lobbying, policy communications and democracy 6 Credits
ZZ30001 Director of Studies approved unit 6 Credits

Semester 2: Part 3 Stage 4

Optional Units: Select a minimum of 1 and a maximum of 2 units from the following list:
PL30059 German national option G9: Die Massenmedien in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland und Großbritannien 6 Credits
PL30759 German national option G14: Heimat und Identit├Ąt 6 Credits
Optional Units: Select a minimum of 1 and a maximum of 2 units from the following list:
FL30278 Approved 6 credit language option (Foreign Languages Centre) 6 Credits
PL30102 Russian national option R5: Politics in post-communist Russia 6 Credits
PL30108 Politically committed European culture 6 Credits
PL30295 In search of Europe (2): integration and disintegration in Europe since 1989 6 Credits
PL30744 Anti-politics and direct action 6 Credits
PL30745 Culture and religion in international relations 6 Credits
PL30756 The politics of Latin America 6 Credits
PL30875 Comparative elections and voting 6 Credits
PL30880 The rise of the extreme right: from the margins to the mainstream 6 Credits
PL30882 The disunited kingdom: devolution and the end of British politics? 6 Credits
PL30890 Environment, sustainability and democracy 6 Credits
PL30898 Politics in China 6 Credits
PL30902 Contemporary critical thinkers: theory and praxes 6 Credits
PL30903 Politics and religion in contemporary Europe 6 Credits
SP30263 Ideas about 'terrorism' 6 Credits
SP30264 Understanding religion in the contemporary world 6 Credits
SP30286 Policy evaluation 6 Credits
SP40215 Critical issues in social development 6 Credits
ZZ30004 Director of Studies approved unit 6 Credits

Notes:
* Programmes and units may be changed at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2015/16 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2016/17 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
* NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to regular review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
* Availability of units is subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.