Postgraduate Politics 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.

The module list for September 2021 - August 2022 will be published here in August 2021 (exact date to be confirmed).

Exeter Campus

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
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
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 1
POLM140 Qualitative Methods in Social Research 30 1
POLM144 The West, Civilisations and World Order 30 1
POLM148 Brexit: Causes, Interpretation and Implications 30 1
POLM150 Text as Data 15 2
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
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 1 and 2