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Department of Politics, Languages and International Studies, Programme Catalogue 2011/12

THPL-AFL11: PG Dip Contemporary European Politics


Mode of attendance: Full-time

Year 1

Click here for further information NFAAR-PGT assessment regulations:
  • This programme does not have a DAP
  • Assessment Regulations: Appendix 12 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view
  • Programme progression requirement: not applicable
  • Taught credits: 60

Semester 1: Taught Units

Designated Essential Units Click here for further information
PL50506 Concepts and theories in the study of contemporary European politics 6 Credits
Optional Units: Select 4 Unit(s) from the following list:
PL50435 Comparative European politics 6 Credits
PL50436 European union politics & policy-making 6 Credits
PL50437 Societal modernisation and the transformation of democracy 6 Credits
PL50607 Multilevel governance and multilayered citizenship in Europe 6 Credits
PL50749 Power, order and institutions in world politics 6 Credits
PL50750 International terrorism 6 Credits
PL50751 International relations theories 6 Credits
PL50766 European security 6 Credits
PL50785 Memory culture - memory politics 6 Credits
PL50786 The politics of belonging 6 Credits
SP50075 Comparative European social policy 6 Credits
ZZ50001 Director of Studies approved unit 6 Credits

Semester 2: Taught Units

Optional Units: Select 5 Unit(s) from the following list:
PL50605 The politics of migration 6 Credits
PL50663 Organised crime in Europe: threats and challenges 6 Credits
PL50686 Europe in global politics 6 Credits
PL50768 Britain and Europe 6 Credits
PL50839 Resilience and national security 6 Credits
ZZ50005 Director of Studies approved unit 6 Credits

* This programme catalogue is applicable for the 2011/12 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2012/13 and beyond should not assume that later years of a programme will be in the format displayed here for 2011/12.
* Programmes and units are subject to change at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* Availability of units will be 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.