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BA (Hons) International Politics and Modern Languages 2020 entry compulsory units

View the compulsory units for the BA (Hons) International Politics and Modern Languages course if you're starting in September 2020.

International Politics and French

Year 1

  • France and the Revolution(s): 1789-1968
  • French written and spoken language 1
  • Introduction to comparative politics
  • Introduction to politics: theory and analysis
  • Introduction to international relations
  • Plus one optional unit

Year 2

  • Continuity and change in contemporary French politics and society, 1969 to today
  • French written and spoken language 2
  • Research design and methods
  • Political theory
  • Plus a selection of optional units

Year 3

  • Year abroad

Year 4

  • French written and spoken language 3
  • Plus a selection of optional units

International Politics and Spanish

Year 1

  • Spain from 1898 to the present
  • Spanish written and spoken language 1
  • Introduction to comparative politics
  • Introduction to politics: theory and analysis
  • Introduction to international relations
  • Plus one optional unit

Year 2

  • Introduction to 20th and 21st century Latin America
  • Spanish written and spoken language 2
  • Research design and methods
  • Political theory
  • Plus a selection of optional units

Year 3

  • Year abroad

Year 4

  • Spanish written and spoken language 3
  • Plus a selection of optional units

International Politics and German

Year 1

  • Deutschland 1871 bis 1989
  • German written and spoken language 1
  • Introduction to comparative politics
  • Introduction to politics: theory and analysis
  • Introduction to international relations
  • Plus one optional unit

Year 2

  • Die DDR und das vereinigte Deutschland
  • German written and spoken language 2
  • Research design and methods
  • Political theory
  • Plus a selection of optional units

Year 3

  • Year abroad

Year 4

  • German written and spoken language 3
  • Plus a selection of optional units

International Politics and Italian ab initio

Year 1

  • Introduction to Italian: language and society
  • Introduction to comparative politics
  • Introduction to politics: theory and analysis
  • Introduction to international relations
  • Plus one optional unit

Year 2

  • Introduction to Italian: language in context
  • Research design and methods
  • Political theory
  • Plus a selection of optional units

Year 3

  • Year abroad

Year 4

  • Italian written and spoken language 3A
  • Italian written and spoken language 3B
  • Plus a selection of optional units

International Politics and French ab initio

Year 1

  • Introduction to French: language and society
  • Introduction to comparative politics
  • Introduction to politics: theory and analysis
  • Introduction to international relations
  • Plus one optional unit

Year 2

  • Introduction to French: language in context
  • Research design and methods
  • Political theory
  • Plus a selection of optional units

Year 3

  • Year abroad

Year 4

  • French written and spoken language 3
  • Plus a selection of optional units

International Politics and Spanish ab initio

Year 1

  • Introduction to Spanish: language and society
  • Introduction to comparative politics
  • Introduction to politics: theory and analysis
  • Introduction to international relations
  • Plus one optional unit

Year 2

  • Introduction to Spanish: language in context
  • Research design and methods
  • Political theory
  • Plus a selection of optional units

Year 3

  • Year abroad

Year 4

  • Spanish written and spoken language 3
  • Plus a selection of optional units

International Politics and German ab initio

Year 1

  • Introduction to German: language and society
  • Introduction to comparative politics
  • Introduction to politics: theory and analysis
  • Introduction to international relations
  • Plus one optional unit

Year 2

  • Introduction to German: language in context
  • Research design and methods
  • Political theory
  • Plus a selection of optional units

Year 3

  • Year abroad

Year 4

  • German written and spoken language 3
  • Plus a selection of optional units

International Politics and Russian ab initio

Year 1

  • Introduction to Russian: language and society
  • Introduction to comparative politics
  • Introduction to politics: theory and analysis
  • Introduction to international relations
  • Plus one optional unit

Year 2

  • Introduction to Russian: language in context
  • Research design and methods
  • Political theory
  • Plus a selection of optional units

Year 3

  • Year abroad

Year 4

  • Russian written and spoken language 3A
  • Russian written and spoken language 3B
  • Plus a selection of optional units

International Politics and Mandarin ab initio

Year 1

  • Introduction to Mandarin: language and society
  • Introduction to comparative politics
  • Introduction to politics: theory and analysis
  • Introduction to international relations
  • Plus one optional unit

Year 2

  • Introduction to Mandarin: language in context
  • Research design and methods
  • Political theory
  • Plus a selection of optional units

Year 3

  • Year abroad

Year 4

  • Mandarin written and spoken language 3
  • Translation and intercultural communication
  • Plus a selection of optional units