Politics Undergraduate Modules at Streatham Campus in Exeter, 2021-22

The modules in this section are only applicable to students who will be studying them between September 2021 and August 2022.

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

If you intend to study one of these modules from September 2022 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 module list for Level One is currently incomplete; this will be finalised in August 2021.
  • The next compiled module list for the September 2022 - August 2023 academic year will be published here in March 2022 (exact date to be confirmed).

Information for Inbound Exchange Students

Inbound study abroad students studying in Exeter for one semester only can only choose from modules that are running in either Term 1 or Term 2. You are not able to choose modules that run in Terms '1 and 2' as these modules run for the full year.

Streatham Campus Level One

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
POL1017 Globalisation of World Politics 15 1
POL1018 The Challenges of World Politics in the Twenty-First Century 15 2
POL1019 Power and Democracy 15 1
POL1025 Classical Political Thought 15 1
POL1026 Early Modern Political Thought 15 2
POL1028 Introduction to Strategic Studies 15 2
POL1029 Introduction to Comparative Politics 15 2
POL1044 Introduction to Public Policy 15 1
POL1045 International Politics of the Global South 15 2
POL1046 The State of the UK: Identifying Marginalised Identities and Addressing Inequalities 15 1

Streatham Campus Level Two

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
POL2020 Contemporary Theories of World Politics 15 1
POL2026 Political Analysis: Behaviour, Institutions, Ideas 15 1
POL2027 The Politics of the World Economy 15 2
POL2046 The Economics of Politics 15 2
POL2047 American Politics 15 1
POL2050 Political Philosophy 15 1
POL2051 War and Peace in the Middle East 15 2
POL2057 Security Studies 15 2
POL2059 Political Thought of Modernity 15 2
POL2079 Contemporary Public Debate in an Age of 'Anti-Politics' 15 1
POL2081 Thinking about Race: Perspectives from the Biological and Social Sciences 15 2
POL2082 Changing Character of Warfare 15 2
POL2086 Strategy and Psychology in Foreign Policy 15 1
POL2098 What is Law? Jurisprudence from Stone Tablet to Brain Imaging 15 1
POL2099 The Politics of Social Justice 15 1
POL2100 Political Conflicts in Europe 15 2
POL2102 Explaining Public Policies 15 1
POL2104 Party Politics and Democracy 15 1
POL2106 America in the World 15 2
POL2109 International Organisations in a Contested World Order 15 2
POL2113 Parliamentary Studies 15 1
POL2114 Issues in Modern British Politics 15 2
POL2116 Political Economy of Armed Conflicts 15 1
POL2117 Great Power Politics 15 2
POL2118 Law, Politics and (Dis)Order 15 1
POL2119 Transformations of Social and Political Realities through Smartphones 15 2
POL2120 Democratic Innovations, Deliberation and Public Policy 15 1
POL2127 Electoral Politics 15 2
POL2128 Introduction to Research Design in Politics and International Relations 15 1

Streatham Campus Level Three

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
POL3000 Deadly Words: The Language of Political Violence 15 2
POL3040 Dissertation 30 1 and 2
POL3054 Nuclear Weapons in International Relations 15 2
POL3069 Globalisation and the Politics of Resistance 30 1 and 2
POL3077 Global Environmental Politics and Policy 30 1 and 2
POL3080 The International Politics of Religion 30 2
POL3120 War and Public Opinion 30 1 and 2
POL3124 Anarchism and World Ordering 30 1 and 2
POL3132 Globalisation and Democratic Politics: the End of the Nation State? 30 1 and 2
POL3136 Political Psychology 30 1 and 2
POL3156 Central Asian Politics 30 1 and 2
POL3168 War and its Aftermath: Interventions and Contemporary Conflict 30 1 and 2
POL3172 Political Participation 15 2
POL3193 Women in the Criminal Justice System: Law, Policy and Institutions 30 1 and 2
POL3194 Rethinking the Politics of Communities 30 1 and 2
POL3196 Democracy in the European Union 30 1 and 2
POL3202 China in World Affairs 30 1 and 2
POL3206 The Political Economy of the State 30 1 and 2
POL3207 Realism and International Security 15 1
POL3214 Disrupting Western Hegemony: Insurgency and Counterinsurgency Post-WWII 15 1
POL3217 Feminist Political Theory 30 1 and 2
POL3227 Politics, Elections, and the State in Africa 30 1 and 2
POL3231 Research Experience 15 1
POL3239 International Human Rights 30 1 and 2
POL3241 International Politics of Multi-Ethnic Societies 15 2
POL3242 Political Representation UK-Style 30 1 and 2
POL3247 Politics of Biology 15 2
POL3248 Marxism(s) and International Relations 15 1
POL3250 Environmental Policy in Times of Crisis 15 2
POL3255 Deliberating the Environmental Emergency: The Citizens' Assembly 30 1 and 2
POL3256 Trumping the Mainstream: The Populist Radical Right and Democratic politics 30 1 and 2
POL3257 Understanding Terrorism and Counterterrorism 30 1 and 2
POL3258 The Politics of Humour 30 1 and 2
POL3259 Climate Justice 30 1 and 2
POL3260 Russian Foreign Policy 15 1
POL3261 Becoming an Actor in World Politics: International and Transnational Recognition 30 1 and 2
POL3262 The Idea of Human Rights 15 2
POL3263 Political Economy of Development 15 2
POL3264 International Relations in Global History 15 1
POL3265 Maritime Power and Security in Global Politics 30 1 and 2
POL3267 Misinformation, Misperceptions and Conspiracy Theories 15 1
POL3268 Developments in British Politics: Challenges and Opportunities 30 1 and 2
POL3270 East Asian Regional Order 15 1
POL3271 Public Opinion, Post Factual Politics: New Challenges for Western Democracies 30 1 and 2
POL3273 Dark Masters? Political Advisers in Modern Democracies 15 1
POL3274 Money, Lobbying, and Policymaking 15 1
POL3275 The Politics and Policies of Youth Engagement 15 2
POL3278 Public Opinion in Europe: Political Influencers, Followers and democracy 30 1 and 2
POL3289 The Mechanics of Elections 15 2

College Modules

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
SSI1005 Introduction to Social Data 15 1
SSI1006 Data Analysis in Social Science 1 15 2
SSI2001 Learning from Work Experience in Social Sciences 15 1 and 2
SSI2002 Data Analysis in the Workplace 15 2
SSI2004 Research Design in the Social Sciences 15 2
SSI2005 Data Analysis in Social Science 2 15 1
SSI2006 Immigration in Western Societies 15 1
SSI2007 Data Analysis in Social Science 3 15 2
SSI3001 Introduction to Social Network Analysis 15 2
SSI3002 Immigration in Western Societies 15 1
SSI3003 Data Analysis in Social Science 3 15 2
SSI3017 Learning from Work Experience in the Social Sciences 15 1 and 2
SSI3019 Quantitative Dissertation 30 1 and 2
SSI3020 Employment Experience (UK and Abroad) 120 1, 2 and 3
SSI3021 Mapping the Social World: Introduction to Spatial Analysis in the Social Sciences 15 2
SSI3999 Year Abroad 120 1 and 2
SSIM900 Contemporary Debates in Security, Conflict and Justice 15
SSIM903 Advanced Interdisciplinary Research Design 15 2
SSIM904 Research Design Methods and Skills for AQM 15 1
SSIM905 Mathematics and Programming Skills for Social Scientists 15 2
SSIM906 Quantitative Dissertation 45 2 and 3
SSIM907 Policy Analytics: Dissertation or Research Consultancy Project 60 1 and 2
SSIM908 Directed Practical Study: Agriculture and Food 30 1 and 2
SSIM909 Dissertation in Food Studies 60
SSIM912 Introduction to Social Network Analysis 15 2