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Department of Politics, Languages and International Studies, Programme Catalogue 2013/14

THPL-AFM22: MA International Relations and European Politics


Mode of attendance: Full-time

Year 1

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  • This programme has the following designated alternative programmes (DAPs): PG Diploma; PG Certificate
  • Assessment Regulations: Appendix 11 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view
  • Programme progression requirement: not applicable
  • Taught credits: 60; Dissertation/Project credits: 30

Semester 1: Taught Units

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PL50435 Comparative European politics 6 Credits
PL50751 International relations theories 6 Credits
PL50869 Scopes and methods of politics and international relations 6 Credits
Optional Units: Select 2 Unit(s) from the following list:
PL50436 European union politics & policy-making 6 Credits
PL50437 Societal modernisation and the transformation of democracy 6 Credits
PL50763 International security: theories and concepts 6 Credits
PL50766 European security 6 Credits
PL50785 Memory culture - memory politics 6 Credits
PL50866 Foreign policy analysis 6 Credits
ZZ50001 Director of Studies approved unit 6 Credits

Semester 2: Taught Units

Optional Units: Select 5 Unit(s) from the following list:
PL50604 The politics of sustainability: environmental security and international relations 6 Credits
PL50605 The politics of migration 6 Credits
PL50663 Organised crime in Europe: threats and challenges 6 Credits
PL50764 International security: the contemporary agenda 6 Credits
PL50768 Britain and Europe 6 Credits
PL50868 International organisations in world politics 6 Credits

Dissertation Period: Project/Dissertation Units

Compulsory Units
PL50665 MA in International Relations and European Politics dissertation 30 Credits

* This programme catalogue is applicable for the 2013/14 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2014/15 and beyond should not assume that later years of a programme will be in the format displayed here for 2013/14.
* 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.