Postgraduate Modules for 2021-22

The modules in this section are only applicable to students who studied 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 postgraduate modules for other academic years.

The next compiled module list for the September 2022 - August 2023 academic year will be published here in August 2022 (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 2
ANTM006 Gardening, Wellbeing and Community 15 1, 2 and 3
ANTM021 Food, Body and Society 15 1
ANTM100 The Animal Mirror: Representations of Animality 15 3
ANTM101 Animals, Health and Healing 15 2
ANTM102 Anthrozoology: Theory and Method 30 1
ANTM103 Applied Anthrozoology 30 1 and 2
ANTM105 Humans and Wildlife: Conflict and Conservation 15 3
ANTM107 Anthrozoology Residential 15 3
ANTM109 Animal Criminology 15 2
ANTM111 Animal Ethics 15 1
ANTM112 Animals and Religion 15 2
ANTM113 Humans and Other Primates 15 3
ANTM904 Dissertation 60 3

Arab and Islamic Studies

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
ARAM027 MA Dissertation 60 2 and 3
ARAM054 State and Society in the Middle East 30 1
ARAM055 Iranian History, 1500 - the Present 15 1
ARAM081 Advanced Arabic Language 30 1 and 2
ARAM082 Dissertation 60 2
ARAM103 New Approaches to Islamic Thought 30 2
ARAM103A New Approaches to Islamic Thought 15 2
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 2
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 2
ARAM232 Theorising the Middle East 15 2
ARAM233 Dissertation skills 15 1
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
ARAM237 Advanced Arabic I 30
ARAM238 Advanced Arabic II 30
ARAM239 Study Abroad 15
ARAM241 Arabic Language 2 30
ARAM243 End of Year Project 30
ARAM244 Politics and Economics of the Middle East 30 1
ARAM245 Dissertation 30
ARAM246 Critical Readings in Kurdish Studies 15 2
ARAM247 Rethinking Palestine: Critical Readings 15 2
ARAM248 Texts and Traditions in Islamic Intellectual History 15 2
ARAM249 Theorising Islam 15 1
ARAM250 The Sovereign, the Good, and Society in Islamic Thought 15 1

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
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 2
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
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
EFPM375 Education for diversity 30
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
EFPM902 Creating Effective Learning in Higher Education 30 1, 2 and 3
EFPM906 Arts Education Theory, Practice and Potential 30 1
EFPM907 Creativity in Education: Valuing, Facilitating and Assessing It 30 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
EFPM916 Thinking Skills and Creativity in the Internet Age 30 1
EFPM917 APP End-Point Assessment 1, 2 and 3
EFPM918 Reflecting on Educational Practices 30 1 and 2
EFPM919 Critical Perspectives on Inclusive Education 30 2
ERPM000 The Nature of Educational Enquiry 30 2
ERPM001 Interpretive Methodologies 30 2
ERPM002 Scientific Methodologies 30 2
ERPM004 Dissertation 60 1, 2 and 3
ERPM005 Designing and Communicating Research 30 1
ERPM006 Cognitive and Developmental Psychology 15 2
ERPM006Z Cognitive and Developmental Psychology 15 1
ERPM007 Personality and Individual Differences 15 2
ERPM007Z Personality and Individual Differences 15 1
ERPM008 Children and Young People's Mental Health 15 2
ERPM008Z Children and Young People's Mental Health 15 1
ERPM009 Special Educational Needs: Teaching and Learning 15 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
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
EDUM063 Primary Subject and Curriculum Studies (School Direct) 30 1, 2 and 3
EDUM064 Secondary Subject and Curriculum Studies (School Direct) 30 1, 2 and 3
EDUM065 Primary Education and Professional Studies (School Direct) 30 1, 2 and 3
EDUM066 Secondary Education and Professional Studies (School Direct) 30 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
EARM002 Primary Art 30 1, 2 and 3
EPSM000 Educational and Professional Studies 30 1, 2 and 3

Law

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
LAWM037 The Use of Force in International Law 30 2
LAWM080 International Banking Law 30 2
LAWM084 International Arbitration 30 1
LAWM087 Competition Law 30 1
LAWM089 Consumer Protection 30 2
LAWM097 International Law of Armed Conflict 30 1
LAWM100 Mergers and Acquisitions 30 2
LAWM105 Corporate Law and Governance 30 1
LAWM129 Human Rights and Modern Technologies 30 2
LAWM130 International Commercial Law 30 2
LAWM131 Artificial Intelligence and the Law 30 1
LAWM137H Law Research Paper 30 3
LAWM139 Copyright and Trade Mark Law 30 1
LAWM145 Dignity, Democracy and the Law 15 1
LAWM146 Dignity, Democracy and the Law 30 1
LAWM147 Patent Law 30 2
LAWM640 Dissertation 60 1, 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 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
PHLM009 Dissertation 60 3
PHLM010 Introduction to Philosophical Methods 30 1
PHLM011 Data Governance and Ethics 15 2
PHLM012 Data Governance and Ethics 30 2
PHLM013 Philosophy and Psychedelics 15 1
PHLM014 Philosophy and Psychedelics 30 1
PHLM015 Contemporary Ethics 15 2

Politics

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
POLM013M MPA Dissertation 60 2
POLM014M MPA Applied Studies 60 1, 2 and 3
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 2
POLM082 International Relations of the Middle East 30 2
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
POLM100 Dissertation 60 1 and 2
POLM140 Qualitative Methods in Social Research 30 2
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 2
POLM161 Forced Migration in International Relations 30 1
POLM167 Global Governance: Institutions and Challenges 30 1
POLM168 From Oppression to Resistance: Exploring the Intersections of Race, Class and Gender 30 2
POLM172 Text as Data 30 1
POLM217 Conflict, Security and Development in Eurasia 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
POLM227M Behavioural Public Policy and Administration 30 2
POLM228M Leadership, Equality and Diversity 30 1
POLM230 Managing Public Organisations: Strategy, Finance and Budgeting 15 1
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 2
POLM806 Problems and Texts in Social and Political Thought 15 2
POLM808 Independent Study in Politics 15 3
POLM809 Applied Quantitative Data Analysis 15 1
POLM880DA Interdisciplinarity in the Public Sphere 30 2
POLM881DA Work Based Project 30 1
POLM882DA Stakeholders and Complex Systems 30 3
POLM883DA Systems Thinking in Theory and Practice 30 3
POLM884DA Work Based Project 30 1
POLM885DA Leadership in Public Organisations 30 2
POLM886 Dissertation 60 1, 2 and 3
POLM886DA End Point Assessment
POLM888 Theories of Global Development 30
POLM889 Tools, Policy, and Practice of Global Development 30

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
SOCM022 Food, Body and Society 30 1
SOCM023 Social Theory 15 2
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
SOCM033 Data Governance and Ethics 15 2
SOCM034 Social Data Science and Policy Analytics 30 1 and 2
SOCM037 Arts, Media and Consumption 30 1
SOCM045 Food and Sustainability: Economy, Society and Environment 30 2
SOCM904 Dissertation 60 3
SOCM945 Philosophy of Science 30 1
SOCM950 Science Technology and Society 30 1