Postgraduate Module Descriptor

POLM201: Policy and Politics: the theory and Strategy of Delivering Public Services (MPA ONLY)

This module descriptor refers to the 2013/4 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

1. What is theory and how do we know what we know?

2. Models and Approaches

3. Issues in Comparative Policy Study and Analysis

4. Internationalization and Domestic Policy Formation

5. Comparing Major Policy Fields-

6. Comparing Policy Instruments


Learning and Teaching

This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:

Scheduled Learning and Teaching ActivitiesGuided independent studyPlacement / study abroad
18132 0

...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities18 Lectures, seminars, workshops and presentations
Guided independent study132Independent study

Online Resources

This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).

Indicative web based resources e.g. ELE:
The module will be supported by ELE materials, including links to core texts