Postgraduate Modules for 2017-18

The modules in this section are only applicable to students who will be studying them between September 2017 and August 2018.

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 2018 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.

Anthropology

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
ANTM021 Food, Body and Society 15 1
ANTM022 Food, Body and Society 30 1
ANTM100 The Animal Mirror: Representations of Animality 15
ANTM101 Animals, Health and Healing 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
ANTM106 Representation of Animals Through Religion 15 2
ANTM107 Anthrozoology Residential 15
ANTM108 Bioacoustics 15 2
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
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
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
ARAM230 Gender, Sexuality and Violence in Palestine/Israel 15 1

Education

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
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
EDUM053 Primary Teaching and Learning Contextual Studies (School Direct) 30 1, 2 and 3
EDUM061 Primary Teaching and Learning 20 1, 2 and 3

Law

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
LAWM044 Trademarks 30 2
LAWM063 Human Dignity and Human Rights in the EU (MRes in Socio-Legal Research programme) 15 1
LAWM067 Carriage of Goods by Sea 30 1
LAWM072 International Trade 30 1
LAWM075 Copyright Law 30 1
LAWM079 Marine Insurance 30 2
LAWM080 International Banking Law 30 2
LAWM081 International Investment Law and Arbitration 30 2
LAWM084 International Commercial Arbitration 30 2
LAWM087 Competition Law 30 1
LAWM089 Consumer Law 30 2
LAWM094 Human Dignity and Human Rights in the EU 30 1
LAWM097 The International Law of Armed Conflict 30 1
LAWM100 Mergers and Acquisitions 30 2
LAWM101 Patent and Design Law 30 1
LAWM103 World Trade Law 30 2
LAWM105 Corporate Law and Governance 30 1
LAWM107 EU Motor Insurance 30 2
LAWM112 Finance 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 and 3
LAWM117 The Law of International Organisations 30 1
LAWM120 General Principles of Insurance Law 30 1
LAWM121 International Commercial Litigation 30 2
LAWM640 Dissertation 60 1 and 2
LAWM670 European Convention On Human Rights 30 2
LAWM671 International Human Rights Law 30 1
LAWM683 International Criminal Law 30 1
LAWM686 Approaches to Research in Law 15 1
LAWM687 Socio-Legal Research Skills 30 1, 2 and 3
LAWM711 Environmental and Energy Law 30 2
LAWM714 Oil and Gas 30 2
LAWM715 International Migration and the Law 30 2
LAWM716 The International Law of Military Operations 30 1

Philosophy

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
PHLM006 Contemporary Ethics 30 2
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 (MPA only) 20 1
POLM003M Policy and Politics: the theory and Strategy of Delivering Public Services MPA ONLY 20 2
POLM004M Public Sector Finance for Managers (MPA ONLY) 20 1
POLM005M The Politics, Policy and Practice of Sustainable Development (MPA ONLY) 20 1
POLM007M The new Public Management: Principles, Practice and Prospects (MPA ONLY) 20 1
POLM008M Policy Analysis and Evaluation (MPA ONLY) 20 1 and 2
POLM009M Regulation and Reform: Analysis and Policy (MPA ONLY) 20 2
POLM013M MPA Dissertation (MPA ONLY) 60
POLM014M MPA Applied Studies (MPA with Applied Studies ONLY) 60 1 and 2
POLM015M Behavioural Public Policy and Administration 20 2
POLM021 Power and Society 30 1
POLM030 Mathematics and Programming Skills for Policy Analytics 15 1 and 2
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
POLM074 Research and Knowledge Transfer for Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture 15 2
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 1, 2 and 3
POLM086 Quantitative Data Analysis 30 1
POLM090 East Asian Regional Order 30 2
POLM095 The Politics of Democracy in Latin America 30 1
POLM100 Dissertation 60 1 and 2
POLM104 US Foreign Policy 30 1, 2 and 3
POLM105 The Politics of Global Capitalism 30 2
POLM140 Qualitative Methods in Social Research 30 2
POLM142 Europe in the Digital Age 30 1
POLM147 Political Psychology and Rational Choice Approaches to International Relations 30 1
POLM148 Brexit: Causes, interpretation, and implications 30 2
POLM150 Text as data 15 2
POLM151 Great Power Relations between the United States and China 30 2
POLM152 Post-Conflict Human Rights and Transitional Justice 30 2
POLM502 International Relations: Power and Institutions 30 1
POLM606 European Political Integration (Jean Monnet module I) 30 1
POLM651 State and Society in the Middle East 30 2
POLM803 Sources of Modernity and Post-Modernity 30 2
POLM806 Topics 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
SOCM023 Social Theory 15 2
SOCM024 Cultural Sociology 30 1
SOCM025 Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis 15 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
SOCM904 Dissertation 60 1, 2 and 3
SOCM945 Philosophy of Science 30 1
SOCM950 Science Technology and Society 30 1