Politics Undergraduate Modules at Streatham Campus in Exeter, 2020-21

The modules in this section are only applicable to students who will be studying them between September 2020 and August 2021.

If you wish to look at details for a module you studied in an earlier academic year please see undergraduate modules for other academic years.

If you intend to study one of these modules from September 2021 or later, you may refer to these descriptors 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.

Notes

  • The module list for Level One is currently incomplete; this will be finalised in August 2020.
  • The next compiled module list for the September 2021 - August 2022 academic year will be published here in March 2021 (exact date to be confirmed).

Information for Inbound Exchange Students

Please note that inbound study abroad students studying in Exeter for one semester only can only choose from modules that are running in either Term 1 or Term 2. You are not able to choose modules that run in Terms '1 and 2' as these modules run for the full year.

Streatham Campus Level One

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
POL1017 Globalization of World Politics 15 1
POL1018 The Challenges of World Politics in the Twenty-First Century 15 2
POL1019 Power and Democracy 15 1
POL1020 Politics in Europe 15 1
POL1025 Classical Political Thought 15 1
POL1026 Early Modern Political Thought 15 2
POL1028 Introduction to Strategic Studies 15 2
POL1029 Introduction to Comparative Politics 15 1
POL1044 Introduction to Public Policy 15 1
POL1045 International Politics of the Global South 15 2

Streatham Campus Level Two

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
POL2020 Contemporary Theories of World Politics 15 1
POL2025 Health Policy in Comparative Perspective 15 1
POL2026 Political Analysis: Behaviour, Institutions, Ideas 15 1
POL2027 The Politics of the World Economy 15 2
POL2046 The Economics of Politics 15 2
POL2047 American Politics 15 1
POL2050 Political Philosophy 15 1
POL2051 War and Peace in the Middle East 15 2
POL2057 Security Studies 15 2
POL2059 Political Thought of Modernity 15 1
POL2075 Integration and Disintegration in the European Union 15 1
POL2081 Thinking about Race: Perspectives from the Biological and Social Sciences 15 2
POL2082 Changing Character of Warfare 15 2
POL2086 Strategy and Psychology in Foreign Policy 15 2
POL2097 Behavioural Public Policy and the Nudge Agenda 15 1
POL2098 What is Law? Jurisprudence from Stone Tablet to Brain Imaging 15 1
POL2100 Political Conflicts in Europe 15 2
POL2102 Explaining Public Policies 15 1
POL2106 America in the World 15 1
POL2107 Gender and Comparative Public Policy 15 1
POL2109 International Organisations in a Contested World Order 15 1
POL2112 Politics and Its Discontents 15 2
POL2113 Parliamentary Studies 15 1
POL2114 Issues in Modern British Politics 15 2
POL2115 British Foreign Policy 15 2
POL2116 Political Economy of Armed Conflicts 15 2
POL2117 Great Power Politics 15 2
POL2163 Pandemic Politics: Studying the Social and Political Context of COVID-19 30 1

Streatham Campus Level Three

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
POL3000 Deadly Words: The Language of Political Violence 15 2
POL3040 Dissertation 30 1 and 2
POL3051 The Media in Europe 30 1 and 2
POL3054 Nuclear Weapons in International Relations 15 2
POL3076 Research Design for Dissertation 30 1, 2 and 3
POL3077 Global Environmental Politics and Policy 30 1 and 2
POL3080 The International Politics of Religion 30 1 and 2
POL3088 Forced Migration, Refugees and International Relations 30 1 and 2
POL3120 War and Public Opinion 30 1 and 2
POL3132 Globalisation and Democratic Politics: the End of the Nation State? 30 1 and 2
POL3136 Political Psychology 30 1 and 2
POL3154 The Politics of Climate Change 15 1
POL3156 Central Asian Politics 30 1 and 2
POL3168 War and its Aftermath: Interventions and Contemporary Conflict 30 1 and 2
POL3174 International Security and US Foreign Policy 30 1 and 2
POL3194 Rethinking the Politics of Communities 30 1 and 2
POL3196 Democracy in the European Union 30 1 and 2
POL3202 China in World Affairs 30 1, 2 and 3
POL3203 Comparative Public Opinion 30 1 and 2
POL3206 The Political Economy of the State 30 1 and 2
POL3207 Realism and International Security 15 1
POL3212 Developments in British Politics: From Baldwin to Brexit 30 1 and 2
POL3214 Disrupting Western Hegemony: Insurgency and Counterinsurgency Post-WWII 15 2
POL3226 Money, Lobbying, and Policymaking 30 1 and 2
POL3227 Politics, Elections, and the State in Africa 30 1 and 2
POL3228 From the Shadows into the Light: Political Advisers and Policy Making 30 1 and 2
POL3231 Research Experience 15 1
POL3234 Religion, Politics and Policy in Europe 30 1 and 2
POL3239 International Human Rights 30 1 and 2
POL3240 Women in the Criminal Justice System: Law, Policy and Institutions 15 2
POL3241 International Politics of Multi-Ethnic Societies 15 1
POL3242 Political Representation UK-Style 30 1 and 2
POL3246 Gender and Militarism in West Africa 15 1
POL3247 Politics of Biology 15 2
POL3255 Deliberating the Environmental Emergency. The Citizens Assembly Module 30 1 and 2
POL3256 Trumping the Mainstream: The Populist Radical Right and Democratic politics 30 1 and 2
POL3257 Understanding Terrorism and Counterterrorism 30 1 and 2
POL3258 The Politics of Humour 30 1 and 2
POL3259 Climate Justice 30 1 and 2
POL3260 Russian Foreign Policy 15 2
POL3261 Becoming an Actor in World Politics: International and Transnational Recognition 30 1 and 2
POL3262 The Idea of Human Rights 15 1
POL3263 Political Economy of Development 15 2
POL3264 International Relations in Global History 15 2
POL3265 Maritime Power and Security in Global Politics 30 1 and 2
POL3266 Elections and Voting in Britain 15 2

College Modules

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
SSI1005 Introduction to Social Data 15 1
SSI1006 Data Analysis in Social Science 1 15 2
SSI2001 Learning from Work Experience in Social Sciences 15 1 and 2
SSI2002 Data Analysis in the Workplace 15 2
SSI2004 Research Design in the Social Sciences 15 2
SSI2005 Data Analysis in Social Science 2 15 1
SSI2006 Immigration in Western Societies 15 1
SSI2007 Data Analysis in Social Science 3 15 2
SSI3001 Introduction to Social Network Analysis 15 2
SSI3002 Immigration in Western Societies 15 1
SSI3003 Data Analysis in Social Science 3 15 2
SSI3017 Learning from Work Experience in the Social Sciences 15 1 and 2
SSI3018 Employment Experience Abroad 120 1, 2 and 3
SSI3019 Quantitative Dissertation 30 1 and 2
SSIM907 Policy Analytics: Dissertation or Research Consultancy Project 60 1 and 2
SSIM912 Introduction to Social Network Analysis 15 2