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PL20754: Study year abroad

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2019/0
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: Department of Politics, Languages and International Studies
Further information on credits Credits: 60      [equivalent to 120 CATS credits]
Further information on notional study hours Notional Study Hours: 1,200
Further information on unit levels Level: Intermediate (FHEQ level 5)
Further information on teaching periods Period:
Academic Year
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: OT 100%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Coursework Study Year Abroad (OT 100%)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment:
Reassessment not allowed
Further information on requisites Requisites: This unit is only available to students on the BSc Politics with Economics and the BSc Politics with International Relations.
Further information on descriptions Description: Aims:
To offer students the opportunity to broaden their academic and practical skills through study at an overseas partner institution.

Learning Outcomes:
Students who complete a study year abroad will have:
* gained additional academic insights from exposure to different academic traditions and national perspectives on the world today;
* gained confidence in their own abilities and developed practical and intercultural competencies from living and studying in a culture different to that of the UK;
* where the medium of instruction is not English, developed advanced language skills.

Skills in critical analysis, conceptual thinking, exercise of independent judgement, reasoned argument, and the planning/conduct/reporting of non-quantitative research are developed in this year, along with practical and intercultural competencies relating to life and study abroad.

An agreed programme of study approved by the relevant ESML Year Abroad Officer. Students will be required to submit interim and final reports on their experience and transcripts of marks awarded by their host institution.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

PL20754 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

Department of Politics, Languages and International Studies
  • UHPL-AAB30 : BSc(Hons) Politics and International Relations with Study year abroad (Year 3)
  • UHPL-AAB10 : BSc(Hons) Politics with Economics with Study year abroad (Year 3)