Postgraduate modules

The modules in this list are only applicable to students who will be studying them between September 2016 and August 2017.

If you intend to commence your study during the 2016-17 academic year, then this list is provided as a likely indicator of modules available to you during your degree, but it is subject to change, and this list will not be complete until August 2016. Prior to this date, if you would like to gain a better idea of the possible range of modules, you may wish to refer to the list of postgraduate Politics modules for 2015-16 as a general guide.

If you intend to study one of these modules from September 2017 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 2017 - August 2018 will begin to be listed here in March 2017 (exact date to be confirmed).

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
POLM001M Risk, Responsibility, Regulation: Whose Policy is it Anyway (MPA only) 20 1
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 1
POLM004M Public Sector Finance for Managers (MPA ONLY) 20 2
POLM005M The Politics, Policy and Practice of Sustainable Development (MPA ONLY) 20 2
POLM007M The new Public Management: Principles, Practice and Prospects (MPA ONLY) 20 2
POLM008M Policy Analysis and Evaluation (MPA ONLY) 20 1
POLM009M Regulation and Reform: Analysis and Policy (MPA ONLY) 20 1
POLM013M MPA Dissertation (MPA ONLY) 60 1 and 2
POLM014M MPA Applied Studies (MPA with Applied Studies ONLY) 60 1 and 2
POLM057 Theories of Interpretation 30 2
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
POLM077 The Politics of Human Rights 30 2
POLM080 Global Justice 30 1
POLM082 International Relations of the Middle East 30 1, 2 and 3
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
POLM091 The Politics of Nonviolence 30 2
POLM105 The Politics of Global Capitalism 30 2
POLM140 Qualitative Methods in Social Research 30 2
POLM144 The West, Civilizations and World Order 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 1
POLM806 Topics and Texts in Social and Political Thought 15 2
POLM807 Independent Study in Political Thought 15 2
POLM808 Independent Study in Politics 15 2
POLM809 Applied Quantitative Data Analysis 15 1
POLM876 Dissertation Skills 15 1 and 2