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Department of Politics, Languages and International Studies Programme Catalogue 2014/15

UHPL-AAB29: BSc(Hons) Politics with International Relations with Study year abroad


Mode of attendance: Full-time with Study Year Abroad

Click here for further information Possible DAPs for this programme:

  • To be confirmed

Click here for further informationPossible exit awards for this programme:

  • UHPL-AAL30: Diploma of Higher Education
  • UHPL-AAC30: Certificate of Higher Education

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Year 4

Click here for further information NFAAR-UG assessment regulations (NB. NFAAR-UG assessment regulations are changing for 2014/15):
  • 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

Compulsory Units:
PL30670 Politics dissertation 12 Credits
Optional Units: Select a minimum of 0 and a maximum of 1 units from the following list:
PL30637 Russian written and spoken language 4 12 Credits

Semester 1: Part 3 Stage 4

Compulsory Units:
PL30741 US global politics 6 Credits
Optional Units: Select a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 3 units from the following list:
FL30277 Approved 6 credit language option (Foreign Languages Centre) 6 Credits
MN30040 European integration studies 1 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
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
PL30864 Europe in global politics 6 Credits
PL30881 Contemporary security challenges in Asia 6 Credits
PL30890 Environment, sustainability and democracy 6 Credits
SP30013 Social protection and welfare reform 6 Credits
SP30210 Conflict, security and international development 6 Credits
ZZ30001 Director of Studies approved unit 6 Credits

Semester 2: Part 3 Stage 4

Optional Units: Select a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 4 units from the following list:
FL30278 Approved 6 credit language option (Foreign Languages Centre) 6 Credits
MN30059 European integration studies 2 6 Credits
PL30102 Russian national option R5: Politics in post-communist Russia 6 Credits
PL30108 European option E2: Politically committed European culture: the end of an era? 6 Credits
PL30295 In search of Europe 2: borders, regions and migration 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 Devolution in the UK: changing politics in a 'nation of nations' 6 Credits
PL30885 US intelligence, covert action, and international politics 6 Credits
PL30895 Meltdowns, conflicts and resistance: capitalism in flux and shifts in economic governance 6 Credits
SP30012 European social policy: a comparative approach 6 Credits
SP30055 Comparative industrial relations 6 Credits
SP30263 Ideas about 'terrorism' 6 Credits
SP30264 Understanding religion in the contemporary world 6 Credits
SP40215 Critical issues in social development 6 Credits
ZZ30004 Director of Studies approved unit 6 Credits

* This programme catalogue is applicable for the 2014/15 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2015/16 and beyond should not assume that later years of a programme will be in the format displayed here.
* 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.