Postgraduate Modules for 2018-19

The modules in this section are only applicable to students who will be studying them between September 2018 and August 2019.

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

If you intend to study one of these modules from September 2019 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 next compiled module list for the September 2019 - August 2020 academic year will be published here in August 2019 (exact date to be confirmed).

Anthropology

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
ANTM002 Permaculture and Gardening with Nature 15 1, 2 and 3
ANTM003 Theory and Methods of Food Preservation 15 2
ANTM004 Food and Agriculture in Historical Perspective 15 1
ANTM021 Food, Body and Society 15 1
ANTM022 Food, Body and Society 30 1
ANTM100 The Animal Mirror: Representations of Animality 15
ANTM102 Anthrozoology: Theory and Method 30 1
ANTM103 Applied Anthrozoology 30 1
ANTM104 Family Hominidae and Other Primates 15 2
ANTM105 Humans and Wildlife: Conflict and Conservation 15 2
ANTM106 Representation of Animals Through Religion 15 2
ANTM107 Anthrozoology Residential 15
ANTM109 Animal Criminology 15 2
ANTM110 The Horse-Human Dyad 15
ANTM904 Dissertation 60

Arab and Islamic Studies

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
ARAM027 MA Dissertation 60 1 and 2
ARAM054 State and Society in the Middle East 30 2
ARAM081 Advanced Arabic Language 30 1 and 2
ARAM082 Dissertation 60 1, 2 and 3
ARAM102 Islam in Practice 30 2
ARAM103A New Approaches to Islamic Thought 15 2
ARAM112A Independent Reading Course 15 1
ARAM112B Independent Reading Course 15 2
ARAM147 The Kurds: History and Politics 30 2
ARAM186 International Relations of the Middle East 30 1, 2 and 3
ARAM187 The Middle East Before 1945 30 1
ARAM188 The Middle East Since 1945 30 2
ARAM190 Research Methods Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies 15 1 and 2
ARAM213 Approaches to Middle East and Islamic Studies: States, Societies and Identities 15 1
ARAM214 Islamic Culture and Civilization 15 1
ARAM215 Studying the Contemporary Middle East 15 2
ARAM219 The Palestine Question: Past and Present 15 1
ARAM225 Gender and Politics in the Middle East 30 1
ARAM230 Gender, Sexuality and Violence in Palestine/Israel 15 2
ARAM232 Theorizing the Middle East 15 1
ARAM233 Dissertation skills 15 1

Education

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
EDUM030 Professional Learning (School Direct) 1, 2 and 3
EDUM031 Subject and Curriculum Studies (School Direct) 30 1, 2 and 3
EDUM032 Education and Professional Studies (School Direct) 30 1, 2 and 3
EDUM033 Primary Curriculum Studies 1, 2 and 3
EDUM034 Primary Professional Learning 1, 2 and 3
EDUM036 Secondary Education and Professional Studies 30 1, 2 and 3
EDUM037 Secondary Biology Subject Knowledge and Pedagogy 30 1, 2 and 3
EDUM038 Secondary Biology with Psychology Subject Knowledge and Pedagogy 30 1, 2 and 3
EDUM039 Secondary Chemistry Subject Knowledge and Pedagogy 30 1, 2 and 3
EDUM043 Secondary French Subject Knowledge and Pedagogy 30 1, 2 and 3
EDUM044 Secondary German Subject Knowledge and Pedagogy 30 1, 2 and 3
EDUM047 Secondary Mathematics Subject Knowledge and Pedagogy 30 1, 2 and 3
EDUM048 Secondary Physics Subject Knowledge and Pedagogy 30 1, 2 and 3
EDUM049 Secondary Physical Education Subject Knowledge and Pedagogy 30 1, 2 and 3
EDUM050 Secondary Religious Education Subject Knowledge and Pedagogy 30 1, 2 and 3
EDUM051 Secondary Spanish Subject Knowledge and Pedagogy 30 1, 2 and 3
EDUM052 Secondary Professional Learning 1, 2 and 3
EDUM053 Primary Teaching and Learning Contextual Studies (School Direct) 30 1, 2 and 3

Law

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
LAWM044 Trademarks 30 2
LAWM063 Human Dignity and Human Rights in the EU 15 1
LAWM067 Carriage of Goods by Sea 30 1
LAWM072 International Trade 30 2
LAWM075 Copyright Law 30 1
LAWM079 Marine Insurance 30 2
LAWM080 International Banking Law 30 2
LAWM084 International Arbitration 30 1
LAWM087 Competition Law 30 1
LAWM089 Consumer Protection 30 1
LAWM094 Human Dignity and Human Rights in the EU 30 2
LAWM100 Mergers and Acquisitions 30 2
LAWM101 Patent and Design Law 30 1
LAWM103 World Trade Law 30 1
LAWM105 Corporate Law and Governance 30 1
LAWM108 Motor Insurance Law and Autonomous Vehicles 30 2
LAWM112 Financial Markets Law and Regulation 30 1
LAWM114 Post-Conflict Governance, Rule of Law and Justice 30 2 and 3
LAWM116 The International Law of Cyber Operations 30 2
LAWM117 The Law of International Organisations 30 1
LAWM120 General Principles of Insurance Law 30 1
LAWM126 International and Comparative Employment Law 30 1
LAWM127 Law of the Sea 30 2
LAWM128 International Tax Law 30 2
LAWM640 Dissertation 60 1 and 2
LAWM670 European Convention on Human Rights 30 2
LAWM671 International Human Rights Law 30 2
LAWM683 International Criminal Law 30 1
LAWM689 The Family, Law and Social Change 15 2
LAWM711 Environmental and Energy Law 30 2
LAWM715 International Migration and the Law 30 2

Philosophy

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
PHLM006 Contemporary Ethics 30 2
PHLM007 Current Issues in Mind and Cognition 30 1
PHLM008 Mind, Body and World 30 2
PHLM009 Dissertation 60
PHLM010 Introduction to Philosophical Methods 30 1

Politics

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
POLM002M Management and Governance: Comparing Public Administration around the World 20 1
POLM003M Policy and Politics: the theory and Strategy of Delivering Public Services 20 1
POLM004M Public Sector Finance for Managers 20 1
POLM005M The Politics, Policy and Practice of Sustainable Development 20 1
POLM007M The New Public Management: Principles, Practice and Prospects 20 2
POLM008M Policy Analysis and Evaluation 20 2
POLM009M Regulation and Reform: Analysis and Policy 20 2
POLM013M MPA Dissertation 60
POLM014M MPA Applied Studies 60
POLM015M Behavioural Public Policy and Administration 20 2
POLM016 Food Systems, Alternative Food Networks, and Ethical Consumption 15 2
POLM016M Leadership, Equality and Diversity 20 2
POLM030 Mathematics and Programming Skills for Policy Analytics 15 1
POLM057 Understanding and Interpretation in Political Thought 30 2
POLM060 Global Security 30 1
POLM063 Qualitative Methods in Social Research 15 2
POLM073 Political Economy of Food and Agriculture 15 1
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 2
POLM086 Quantitative Data Analysis 30 1
POLM088 State-building after Civil War 30 2
POLM090 East Asian Regional Order 30 2
POLM100 Dissertation 60 1 and 2
POLM140 Qualitative Methods in Social Research 30 2
POLM144 The West, Civilizations and World Order 30 1
POLM148 Brexit: Causes, Interpretation and Implications 30 2
POLM150 Text as Data 15 1
POLM152 Post-Conflict Human Rights and Transitional Justice 30 1
POLM154 European Union Politics and Policy 30 1
POLM155 The Politics of Populism: Domestic and global challenges 30 2
POLM156 The Transformation of Politics in the Global Age 30 1
POLM157 Global Issues in European Politics 30 1
POLM158 Digital Politics and Policy 30 2
POLM502 International Relations: Power and Institutions 30 1
POLM503 Foreign Policy Decision-Making 30 2
POLM651 State and Society in the Middle East 30 2
POLM803 Sources in Modernity and Post-Modernity 30 1
POLM806 Problems 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

Sociology

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
SOCM002A Philosophy of the Social Sciences 1 15 2
SOCM002B Philosophy of the Social Sciences 30 2
SOCM013 Independent Study in Sociology and Philosophy 30 2
SOCM016 Cultures of the Life Sciences 30 2
SOCM019 Research Methods in the Social Sciences 15 1
SOCM020 Research Methods in the Social Sciences 30 1
SOCM021 Food Systems, Alternative Food Networks, and Ethical Consumption 30 2
SOCM022 Food, Body and Society 30 1
SOCM023 Social Theory 15 2
SOCM024 Cultural Sociology 30 1
SOCM026 Using Longitudinal Data in Family Policy Studies 15 2
SOCM027 Social Theory 30 2
SOCM028 Policy Analytics: Data Driven Policy Analysis and Evidence Based Decision-making 30 1 and 2
SOCM029 Data Visualisation 15 2
SOCM030 Gender at Work 30 2
SOCM031 Evidence-Based Policing 15 2
SOCM032 Emerging Issues in STS 30 1
SOCM904 Dissertation 60 1, 2 and 3
SOCM945 Philosophy of Science 30 1
SOCM950 Science Technology and Society 30 1