Politics Postgraduate Modules 2017-18

The modules in this list are only applicable to students who will be studying them between September 2017 and August 2018.

If you intend to study one of these modules from September 2018 or later

You may refer to the descriptors listed below as a guide, but please be aware that details they contain - including (but not limited to) reading lists, duration and assessments - may change for your academic year, and we cannot guarantee that a module available in any academic year will continue to be available in subsequent years.

The modules for September 2018 - August 2019 will begin to be listed here in March 2018 (exact date to be confirmed).

If you are a previous or current student...

...and you are looking for the descriptor of a module you studied in an academic year prior to 2017-18, please see postgraduate modules for current students.

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
POLM002M Management and Governance:Comparing Public Administration around the World (MPA only) 20 1
POLM003M Policy and Politics: the theory and Strategy of Delivering Public Services MPA ONLY 20 2
POLM004M Public Sector Finance for Managers (MPA ONLY) 20 1
POLM005M The Politics, Policy and Practice of Sustainable Development (MPA ONLY) 20 1
POLM007M The new Public Management: Principles, Practice and Prospects (MPA ONLY) 20 1
POLM008M Policy Analysis and Evaluation (MPA ONLY) 20 1 and 2
POLM009M Regulation and Reform: Analysis and Policy (MPA ONLY) 20 2
POLM013M MPA Dissertation (MPA ONLY) 60
POLM014M MPA Applied Studies (MPA with Applied Studies ONLY) 60 1 and 2
POLM015M Behavioural Public Policy and Administration 20 2
POLM021 Power and Society 30 1
POLM030 Mathematics and Programming Skills for Policy Analytics 15 1 and 2
POLM057 Understanding and Interpretation in Political Thought 30 1
POLM060 Global Security 30 1
POLM063 Qualitative Methods in Social Research 15 2
POLM073 Political Economy of Food and Agriculture 15 1
POLM074 Research and Knowledge Transfer for Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture 15 2
POLM082 International Relations of the Middle East 30 1
POLM084 Conflict, Security and Development in World Politics 30 1
POLM085 Work Placement in Conflict, Security and Development 30 1, 2 and 3
POLM086 Quantitative Data Analysis 30 1
POLM090 East Asian Regional Order 30 2
POLM095 The Politics of Democracy in Latin America 30 1
POLM100 Dissertation 60 1 and 2
POLM104 US Foreign Policy 30 1
POLM105 The Politics of Global Capitalism 30 2
POLM140 Qualitative Methods in Social Research 30 2
POLM142 Europe in the Digital Age 30 1
POLM147 Political Psychology and Rational Choice Approaches to International Relations 30 1
POLM148 Brexit: Causes, interpretation, and implications 30 2
POLM150 Text as data 15 2
POLM151 Great Power Relations between the United States and China 30 2
POLM152 Post-Conflict Human Rights and Transitional Justice 30 2
POLM502 International Relations: Power and Institutions 30 1
POLM606 European Political Integration (Jean Monnet module I) 30 1
POLM651 State and Society in the Middle East 30 2
POLM803 Sources of Modernity and Post-Modernity 30 2
POLM806 Topics and Texts in Social and Political Thought 15 2
POLM809 Applied Quantitative Data Analysis 15 1
POLM876 Dissertation Skills 15 1 and 2
POLM877 Dissertation 45 2 and 3