Postgraduate Modules for 2019-20

The modules in this section are only applicable to students who will be studying them between September 2019 and August 2020.

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 2020 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 2020 - August 2021 academic year will be published here in August 2020 (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 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
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 2
ARAM103A New Approaches to Islamic Thought 15 2
ARAM147 The Kurds: History and Politics 30 1
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
ARAM215 Studying the Contemporary Middle East 15 2
ARAM219 The Palestine Question: Past and Present 15 1
ARAM221 The Palestine Question: Past and Present 30 2
ARAM225 Gender and Politics in the Middle East 30 1
ARAM230 Gender, Sexuality and Violence in Palestine/Israel 15 1
ARAM232 Theorizing the Middle East 15 1
ARAM233 Dissertation skills 15 1
ARAM234 Culture and Conflict: Literature and Film from Israel/Palestine 15 2

Education

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
EFPM129 Independent Study 2 30
EFPM150 Aspirational Practice for Early Career Teachers 30 2 and 3
EFPM224 Creativity and the Arts 30 1 and 2
EFPM228 Arts in the Curriculum 30 1
EFPM265 The Arts and Educational Futures 30 2
EFPM266 Principles of Language Learning for TESOL 30 1
EFPM267 Language Awareness for TESOL 30 1
EFPM268 Developing an Appropriate Language Teaching Methodology 15 1
EFPM269 Developing Language Teachers 15 1
EFPM270 SEN: Teaching and Learning 30 1
EFPM271 SEN: Provision and Practice 30 1 and 2
EFPM272 International Perspectives: Inclusion, Disability and Diversity 30 1
EFPM273 Critical Perspectives in Inclusive and Special Education 30 2
EFPM278 SEN Organisational Contexts 30 1 and 2
EFPM280 Developing Practical Knowledge for TESOL Teaching 30 1 and 2
EFPM286 Educational Issues, Policies and Practices - Flexible Study 60
EFPM288 Learning and Teaching in Higher Education 30 1 and 2
EFPM292 Bilingual and Multilingual Perspectives on Language Learning and Teaching 15 2
EFPM293 Corpus Linguistics for TESOL 15 1
EFPM294 Technology and Education Futures 30 1
EFPM303 Creativity and Education Futures 30
EFPM308 Preparing for Educational Research and Dissertation 60 1, 2 and 3
EFPM309 New Technologies in Language Learning 15 1
EFPM310 Developing Materials for TESOL 15 1
EFPM311 Principles and Practices of Curriculum Development and Syllabus Design 15 1, 2 and 3
EFPM313 Issues in English Language Teaching 15 2
EFPM314 Discourse and Language Education 15 2
EFPM315 Teaching Thinking in the Internet Age 30 1
EFPM316 Digital Futures for Education 30
EFPM317 Educational Technology in Practice 30
EFPM318 Writing: the Future 30 1, 2 and 3
EFPM320 Issues of Policy and Practice in Arts Education 30 1, 2 and 3
EFPM321 Reading the World 30 1, 2 and 3
EFPM323 Science Education for Diversity 30
EFPM324 Technology in Mathematics Education: Shaping Mathematical Knowledge in the 21st Century 30
EFPM327 Independent Study 30
EFPM329 Preparing for TESOL Inquiry and Dissertation 60
EFPM374 Current Issues in Physical Education (PE) 30 1, 2 and 3
EFPM787 Teaching English to Young Learners 15 1
EFPM835 Foreign Language Testing and Assessment 15 2
EFPM837 Teaching and Researching English for Academic Purposes 15 2
EFPM900 The Contemporary Academic in Context 30 1 and 2
EFPM900C The Contemporary Academic in Context 30
EFPM902 Creating Effective Learning in Higher Education 30 1, 2 and 3
EFPM902C Creating Effective Learning in Higher Education 30 1, 2 and 3
EFPM904 The Academic Professional 60 1, 2 and 3
EFPM906 Arts education theory, practice and potential 30 1
EFPM907 Creativity in Education: Valuing, Facilitating and Assessing It 30 2
EFPM908 Critical Reflection on Professional Practice 30 1, 2 and 3
EFPM909 Education Placement Module 30 1 and 2
EFPM910 Education Policy 30 2
EFPM911 Educational Leadership and Management 30 2
EFPM912 International Education and Global Societies 30 1
EFPM913 Debating the Big Questions in Education 30 2
EFPM914 Education Studies 30 1
EFPM915 Special Educational Needs, Inclusion, Disability: Critical Perspectives 30 2
EFPM916 Thinking Skills and Creativity in the Internet Age 30 1

PGCE (Education)

Please note: these modules are only available to students registered on a PGCE programme.

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
EDUM042 Secondary English 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
EDUM061 Primary Teaching and Learning 20 1, 2 and 3
EEDM009 Semi Specialist English (Primary) 30 1, 2 and 3
EHUM009 Semi Specialist Humanities (Primary) 30 1, 2 and 3
EMAM009 Semi Specialist Maths (Primary) 30 1, 2 and 3
EMLM008 Primary Modern Foreign Languages Specialism 30 1, 2 and 3
ESCM004 Semi Specialist Science (Primary) 30 1, 2 and 3

Law

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
LAWM067 Carriage of Goods by Sea 30 1
LAWM075 Copyright Law 30 1
LAWM080 International Banking Law 30 1
LAWM084 International Arbitration 30 1
LAWM087 Competition Law 30 1
LAWM089 Consumer Protection 30 2
LAWM094 Human Dignity and Human Rights in the EU 30 1
LAWM097 International Law of Armed Conflict 30 1
LAWM100 Mergers and Acquisitions 30 2
LAWM101 Patent and Design Law 30 2
LAWM105 Corporate Law and Governance 30 1
LAWM112 Financial Markets Law and Regulation 30 1
LAWM116 The International Law of Cyber Operations 30 2
LAWM127 Law of the Sea 30 1
LAWM129 Human Rights and Modern Technologies 30 2
LAWM130 International Commercial Law 30 2
LAWM131 Artificial Intelligence and the Law 30 2
LAWM132 WTO Law and Society 30 1
LAWM640 Dissertation 60 1 and 2
LAWM671 International Human Rights Law 30 1
LAWM683 International Criminal Law 30 2
LAWM711 Environmental and Energy Law 30 2
LAWM714 Oil and Gas 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
PHLM010 Introduction to Philosophical Methods 30 1
PHLM011 Data Governance and Ethics 15 2

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
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 1
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 1
POLM090 East Asian Regional Order 30 2
POLM104 US Foreign Policy 30 2 and 3
POLM140 Qualitative Methods in Social Research 30 2
POLM144 The West, Civilizations and World Order 30 2
POLM148 Brexit: Causes, Interpretation and Implications 30 2
POLM150 Text as Data 15 1
POLM152 Post-Conflict Human Rights and Transitional Justice 30 1
POLM153 Knowledge Exchange in Agriculture, Food and Development 15 2
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
POLM158 Digital Politics and Policy 30 2
POLM160 Yes Special Adviser. Political Advisers and Policy Making in a Global Perspective 30 2
POLM161 Forced Migration in International Relations 30 2
POLM162 Introduction to Social Network Analysis 15 2
POLM163 Applied Skills: Becoming an Effective Negotiator 15 1
POLM164 Applied Analytics: Understanding Self and Others in a Post Conflict World 30 2
POLM165 Applied Analytics: Understanding Self and Others in a Post Conflict World 15 2
POLM166M MPA Dissertation: Transformative Leadership: Sustainable Development and Tomorrow's Global Leaders 60
POLM167 Global Governance: Institutions and Challenges 30 1
POLM168 From Oppression to Resistance: Exploring the Intersections of Race, Class and Gender 30 2
POLM169 Global Governance in Practice. Work Placement 20 2 and 3
POLM170 Understanding Israel and Palestine: Anatomy of Violence 30 1
POLM502 International Relations: Power and Institutions 30 1
POLM503 Foreign Policy Decision-Making 30 1
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
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
SOCM029 Data Visualisation 15 2
SOCM030 Gender at Work 30 2
SOCM031 Evidence-Based Policing 15 2
SOCM033 Data Governance and Ethics 15 2
SOCM034 Social Data Science and Policy Analytics 30 1 and 2
SOCM035 Knowledge Exchange in the Field 15 2
SOCM036 Knowledge Exchange in the Field 30 2
SOCM904 Dissertation 60 1, 2 and 3
SOCM945 Philosophy of Science 30 1
SOCM950 Science Technology and Society 30 1