Postgraduate Modules for 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 postgraduate 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 next compiled module list for the September 2021 - August 2022 academic year will be published here in August 2021 (exact date to be confirmed).

Anthropology

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
ANTM003 Theory and Methods of Food Preservation 15 1
ANTM004 Food and Agriculture in Historical Perspective 15 1
ANTM006 Gardening, Wellbeing and Community 15 1, 2 and 3
ANTM021 Food, Body and Society 15 1
ANTM022 Food, Body and Society 30 1
ANTM100 The Animal Mirror: Representations of Animality 15 1
ANTM101 Animals, Health and Healing 15 2
ANTM102 Anthrozoology: Theory and Method 30 1
ANTM103 Applied Anthrozoology 30 1 and 2
ANTM104 Family Hominidae and Other Primates 15
ANTM105 Humans and Wildlife: Conflict and Conservation 15
ANTM106 Representation of Animals Through Religion 15 2
ANTM109 Animal Criminology 15 2
ANTM111 Animal Ethics 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 1
ARAM055 Iranian History, 1500 - the Present 15 1
ARAM056 The Historiography of the Arab-Israeli Conflict 15 1
ARAM081 Advanced Arabic Language 30 1 and 2
ARAM082 Dissertation 60 2
ARAM102 Islam in Practice 30 2
ARAM103 New Approaches to Islamic Thought 30 1
ARAM112A Independent Reading Course - Sem 1 15 1
ARAM112B Independent Reading Course - Sem 2 15 2
ARAM131 Nationalisms in the Middle East 15 1
ARAM147 The Kurds: History and Politics 30 1
ARAM186A International Relations of the Middle East 15 1
ARAM190 Research Methods Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies 15 1 and 2
ARAM210 Themes and Conflicts in Iranian History and Culture 30 1
ARAM214 Islamic Culture and Civilisation 15 1
ARAM221 The Palestine Question: Past and Present 30 2
ARAM225 Gender and Politics in the Middle East 30 1
ARAM226 Oral History: Principles and Practice 15 1
ARAM227 Oral History: Principles and Practice 30 1
ARAM230 Gender, Sexuality and Violence in Palestine/Israel 15 2
ARAM232 Theorizing the Middle East 15 1
ARAM233 Dissertation skills 15 2
ARAM235 Contemporary History and Politics of the Gulf and the Arabian Peninsula 30 1
ARAM236 Sociology and Anthropology of the Gulf and the Arabian Peninsula 15 2

Education

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
EFPM129 Independent Study 2 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
EFPM278 SEN Organisational Contexts 30 1 and 2
EFPM279 SEN Leading on Teaching and Learning 30 2 and 3
EFPM280 Developing Practical Knowledge for TESOL Teaching 30 1 and 2
EFPM285 Learning Outcomes Portfolio 1, 2 and 3
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 2
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
EFPM313 Issues in English Language Teaching 15 1
EFPM316 Digital Futures for Education 30
EFPM318 Writing: the Future 30 1, 2 and 3
EFPM321 Reading the World 30 2 and 3
EFPM327 Independent Study 30 1
EFPM329 Preparing for TESOL Inquiry and Dissertation 60
EFPM787 Teaching English to Young Learners 15 2
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
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 1
EFPM912 Perspectives on International Education 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
EDUM046 Secondary History 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
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)
LAWM063 Human Dignity and Human Rights in the EU 15 1
LAWM075 Copyright Law 30 1
LAWM080 International Banking Law 30 1
LAWM081 International Investment Law and Arbitration 30 2
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
LAWM130 International Commercial Law 30 2
LAWM131 Artificial Intelligence and the Law 30 2
LAWM139 Copyright and Trade Mark Law 30 1
LAWM640 Dissertation 60 2 and 3
LAWM671 International Human Rights Law 30 1
LAWM686 Approaches to Research in Law (ESRC) 15 1
LAWM687 Socio-Legal Research Skills 30 1 and 2
LAWM689 The Family, Law and Social Change 15 1, 2 and 3

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
PHLM011 Data Governance and Ethics 15 2
PHLM012 Data Governance and Ethics 30 2

Politics

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
POLM013M MPA Dissertation 60 2
POLM014M MPA Applied Studies 60 1
POLM015M Behavioural Public Policy and Administration 20 1
POLM016 Food Systems, Alternative Food Networks, and Ethical Consumption 15 2
POLM030 Mathematics and Programming Skills for Policy Analytics 15 1
POLM057 Understanding and Interpretation in Political Thought 30 1
POLM060 Global Security 30 2
POLM063 Qualitative Methods in Social Research 15 1
POLM082 International Relations of the Middle East 30 1
POLM084 Conflict, Security and Development in World Politics 30 1
POLM086 Quantitative Data Analysis 30 1
POLM088 State-building after Civil War 30 1
POLM104 US Foreign Policy 30 1
POLM140 Qualitative Methods in Social Research 30 1
POLM144 The West, Civilizations and World Order 30 1
POLM148 Brexit: Causes, Interpretation and Implications 30 1
POLM150 Text as Data 15 1
POLM152 Post-Conflict Human Rights and Transitional Justice 30 1
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 1
POLM160 Yes Special Adviser. Political Advisers and Policy Making in a Global Perspective 30 2
POLM161 Forced Migration in International Relations 30 1
POLM167 Global Governance: Institutions and Challenges 30 1
POLM220M Management and Governance: Comparing Public Administration around the World 30 1
POLM221M Policy and Politics: the theory and Strategy of Delivering Public Services 15 2
POLM222M The Politics, Policy and Practice of Sustainable Development 30 2
POLM226M Public Sector Finance for Managers 15 1
POLM227M Behavioural Public Policy and Administration 30 2
POLM228M Leadership, Equality and Diversity 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 1
POLM803 Sources in Modernity and Post-Modernity 30 1
POLM809 Applied Quantitative Data Analysis 15 1
POLM876 Dissertation Skills 15 1 and 2
POLM877 Dissertation 45 1 and 2

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
SOCM023 Social Theory 15 2
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
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
SOCM037 Arts, Media and Consumption 30 1
SOCM038 Data Governance and Ethics 30 2
SOCM039 Cultures of the Life Sciences 15 2
SOCM904 Dissertation 60
SOCM945 Philosophy of Science 30 1
SOCM950 Science Technology and Society 30 1