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Department of Politics, Languages and International Studies Programme Catalogue 2017/18


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:

  • UHPL-AFB30: BSc (hons) Politics and International Relations
  • UHPL-AKB30: BSc (hons) Politics and International Relations

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

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
PL10957 Deutschland 1871 bis 1989 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 1: Part 1 Stage 1

Designated Essential Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
PL10917 German written and spoken language 1A 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
PL10712 Introduction to comparative politics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL10967 Introduction to politics: theory and analysis 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 2: Part 1 Stage 1

Designated Essential Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
PL10918 German written and spoken language 1B 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
PL10966 Introduction to international relations 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Optional Units: Select 1 units from the following list:
Further information on DoS approved options Director of Studies approved option allowed: students may be permitted to take a Director of Studies approved option as an alternative to one of the units from this list
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
MN10248 Introduction to accounting 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL10417 Introduction to British politics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP10001 Social policy, welfare and the state 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP10044 Classical sociological theory 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP10205 Introduction to politics of development 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP10287 Social policy and YOU 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Notes:

  • Programmes and units may be changed in accordance with normal University procedures.
  • This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2017/18 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2018/19 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 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.
  • Find out more about these and other important University terms and conditions here.


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

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
PL20962 Die DDR und das vereinigte Deutschland 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 1: Part 2 Stage 2

Designated Essential Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
PL20919 German written and spoken language 2A 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
PL20878 Research design and methods 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL20970 Political theory 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 2: Part 2 Stage 2

Designated Essential Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
PL20920 German written and spoken language 2B 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Optional Units: Select 18 credits from the following list:
Further information on DoS approved options Director of Studies approved option allowed: students may be permitted to take a Director of Studies approved option as an alternative to one of the units from this list
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
FL20276 Approved 6 credit language option (Foreign Languages Centre) 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL20416 Totalitarian politics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL20424 Introduction to English language teaching 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL20720 Foreign policy-making and its analysis 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL20883 Parliament in modern British politics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL20899 Quantitative research methods 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL20968 International comparative politics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL20969 Advanced international relations 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PS20107 Developmental psychology 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP20003 'Race' & racism 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP20005 Making and communicating policy: theories and practices 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP20069 Philosophy of the social sciences 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP20208 International politics of development 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP20209 Development policy and practice 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP20262 The manufacture of consent: propaganda, public relations and power 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Notes:

  • Programmes and units may be changed in accordance with normal University procedures.
  • This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2017/18 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2018/19 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 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.
  • Find out more about these and other important University terms and conditions here.


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:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
PL20300 Year abroad 60 credits       [equivalent to 120 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Notes:

  • Programmes and units may be changed in accordance with normal University procedures.
  • This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2017/18 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2018/19 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 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.
  • Find out more about these and other important University terms and conditions here.


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 (Section B)PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view; Supplementary assessment regulations: Appendix 28 (Section B)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

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
PL30670 Politics dissertation 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 1: Part 3 Stage 4

Designated Essential Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
PL30921 German written and spoken language 3A 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Optional Units: Select a minimum of 1 and a maximum of 2 units from the following list:
Further information on DoS approved options Director of Studies approved option allowed: students may be permitted to take a Director of Studies approved option as an alternative to one of the units from this list
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
FL30277 Approved 6 credit language option (Foreign Languages Centre) 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30101 Russian national option R4: Gorbachev & Perestroika 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30107 Culture & national identity 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30294 In search of Europe (1) - the cold war 1945 - 1989 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30441 Gender and politics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30468 Transitions to democracy 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30548 Italian national option IT9: organised crime & democracy in Italy 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30732 The politics of ethnicity, religion, and nationalism 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30741 US global politics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30864 Europe in global politics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30881 Contemporary security challenges in Asia 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30891 European film 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30897 Peace processes in the Middle East and Europe 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP30013 Social protection and welfare reform 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP30210 Conflict, security and international development 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP30288 Lobbying, policy communications and democracy 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Optional Units: Select a minimum of 1 and a maximum of 2 units from the following list:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
PL30644 German national option G12: Protest und Widerstand 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30759 Heimat und Identität 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 2: Part 3 Stage 4

Designated Essential Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
PL30922 German written and spoken language 3B 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Optional Units: Select a minimum of 1 and a maximum of 2 units from the following list:
Further information on DoS approved options Director of Studies approved option allowed: students may be permitted to take a Director of Studies approved option as an alternative to one of the units from this list
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
FL30278 Approved 6 credit language option (Foreign Languages Centre) 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30102 Russian national option R5: Politics in post-communist Russia 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30108 Politically committed European culture 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30295 In search of Europe (2): integration and disintegration in Europe since 1989 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30744 Anti-politics and direct action 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30745 Culture and religion in international relations 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30756 The politics of Latin America 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30875 Comparative elections and voting 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30880 The rise of the extreme right: from the margins to the mainstream 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30882 The disunited kingdom: devolution and the end of British politics? 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30890 Environment, sustainability and democracy 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30898 Politics in China 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30902 Contemporary critical thinkers: theory and praxes 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30903 Politics and religion in contemporary Europe 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30971 Language, power and society 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP30263 Ideas about 'terrorism' 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP30264 Understanding religion in the contemporary world 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP30286 Policy evaluation 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP40215 Critical issues in social development 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Optional Units: Select a minimum of 1 and a maximum of 2 units from the following list:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
PL30059 German national option G9: Die Massenmedien in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland und Großbritannien 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30972 Film und Geschichte 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Notes:

  • Programmes and units may be changed in accordance with normal University procedures.
  • This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2017/18 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2018/19 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 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.
  • Find out more about these and other important University terms and conditions here.