Undergraduate Modules for 2013-14

The modules in this list are only applicable to students who studied them between September 2013 and August 2014.

If you are looking for the descriptor of a module you studied during a different academic year, please refer to the undergraduate modules homepage to find the correct year listing.

If you are a prospective student intending to study one of these modules from September 2016 or later, please refer to the undergraduate module list for 2016-17.

Anthropology

Level One

Code Title Credits Term(s)
ANT1003 Imagining Social Worlds: Texts 15 1
ANT1004 Introduction to Social Anthropology-Theorising the Everyday World 15 2
ANT1005 Introduction to Social Anthropology: Exploring Cultural Diversity 15 1
ANT1007 Media and Society 15 2
ANT1008 Imagining Social Worlds: Artefacts 15 2
ANT1032 Imagining Social Worlds Part 1 15 1, 2 and 3
ANT1033 Imagining Social Worlds Part 2 15 1, 2 and 3

Level Two

Code Title Credits Term(s)
ANT2002 Ethnography Now 15 2
ANT2003 Current Debates in Anthropology 15 2
ANT2004 Into the Field 15 2
ANT2005 Current Debates in Anthropology: Practice 15 2
ANT2008 Childhood 15 2
ANT2010 Human-Animal Interactions 15 2
ANT2011 Anthropology of Africa: Histories, Politics and Perspectives 15 1
ANT2029 Sociology and Philosophy of Globalisation 15 2
ANT2084 Ethnomusicology 15 1
ANT2085 Health, Illness and Bodies in Contemporary Society Part 1: Medicine and Social Control 15 1
ANT2086 Addiction 30 1 and 2
ANT2087 Disability and Society 15 1
ANT2088 Health, Illness and Bodies in Contemporary Society: Part 2: Bodies in Society 15 2
ANT2089 Cultures of Race, ethnicity and racism 15 1
ANT2090 Sound and Society 15 1

Level Three

Code Title Credits Term(s)
ANT3002 Childhood 15 2
ANT3004 Living cities: Migration, place and the politics of identities 15 1
ANT3005 Human-Animal Interactions 15 2
ANT3006 Anthropology of Africa 15 1
ANT3013 Visual Anthropology: Methods & Perspectives 15 2
ANT3029 Sociology and Philosophy of Globalisation 15 2
ANT3040 Anthropology Dissertation 30 1 and 2
ANT3084 Ethnomusicology 15 1
ANT3085 Health, Illness and Bodies in Contemporary Society Part 1: Medicine and Social Control 15 1
ANT3086 Addiction 30 1 and 2
ANT3087 Disability and Society 15 1
ANT3088 Health, Illness and Bodies in Contemporary Society: Part 2: Bodies in Society 15 2
ANT3089 Cultures of Race, ethnicity and racism 15 1
ANT3090 Sound and Society 15 1

Arab and Islamic Studies

Level One

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
ARA1009 History and Society in the Middle East 15 1, 2 and 3
ARA1010 Politics and Economy of the Contemporary Middle East 15 2
ARA1013 Elementary Persian 15 1
ARA1015 Arabic for Beginners 30 1 and 2
ARA1016 Reading and Translation 15 2
ARA1018 Introduction to Islam 15 1
ARA1020 Elementary Persian 2 15 2
ARA1021 Introduction to Persian History and Culture 15 1
ARA1030 Introduction to Islamic Archaeology 15 2
ARA1031 Elementary Turkish I 15 1
ARA1032 Elementary Turkish II 15 2
ARA1033 Elementary Arabic Language 60 1 and 2
ARA1034 Elementary Indonesian 1 15 1
ARA1035 Elementary Indonesian 2 15 2

Level Two

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
ARA2000 Year Abroad 120 1, 2 and 3
ARA2009 Living and Communicating in the Arab World 30
ARA2010 Work Placement 30
ARA2011 Year Abroad Arabic Media Project 30 1 and 2
ARA2012 Year Abroad 1 and 2
ARA2118 Gender-Identity and Modernity in the Middle East 15 1, 2 and 3
ARA2121 Themes in the Arabic Short Story 15 2 and 3
ARA2131 M.E.20C Colonialism Revolution and Beyond 15 1, 2 and 3
ARA2132 Islamic Law and Society 15 1, 2 and 3
ARA2134 Ethnography of the Middle East 15 1
ARA2135 Conflict and Peace making Palestine/Israel 15 1, 2 and 3
ARA2139 Intermediate Arabic Language II 30 1 and 2
ARA2141 Intermediate Persian 15 1, 2 and 3
ARA2144 Reading Qur'anic Arabic 15 1, 2 and 3
ARA2146 Islamic Theological Traditions 15 1, 2 and 3
ARA2148 Arabic for Beginners II 30 1, 2 and 3
ARA2150 Muslims in Britain 15 1, 2 and 3
ARA2151 Intermediate Persian II 15 1, 2 and 3
ARA2152 Persian Literature 15 1, 2 and 3
ARA2156 Kurdish 2 (Sorani) 15 1, 2 and 3
ARA2157 Kurdish 2 (Kurmanji) 15 1, 2 and 3
ARA2160 Islamic Movements: From the Muslim Brothers to Al-Qa'ida 15 1
ARA2161 The Historiography of the Arab-Israeli Conflict 15 1, 2 and 3
ARA2162 Political Economy of Development in the Middle East 15 1, 2 and 3
ARA2164 Intermediate Turkish I 15 1
ARA2165 Intermediate Turkish II 15 2
ARA2166 Revolution, Reform or Status Quo 15 1, 2 and 3
ARA2169 The Historiography of the Arab-Israeli Conflict 30 1

Level Three

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
ARA3103 Advanced Arabic Language 30 1 and 2
ARA3106 Dissertation 30 1, 2 and 3
ARA3107 Politics of Semi-democratic and Authoritarian Countries 30 1 and 2
ARA3129 Nationalisms in the Middle East 15 1, 2 and 3
ARA3136 The History and Political Development of Iraq 15 1, 2 and 3
ARA3138 Foundational Islamic Texts: Qur'an and Hadith 15 1, 2 and 3
ARA3144 Advanced Persian Language I 15 1, 2 and 3
ARA3145 Advanced Persian Language II 15 1, 2 and 3
ARA3146 Iranian History, 1500 - the Present 15 2
ARA3149 Ethno-Politics: Theoretical Considerations and Case Studies 15 1, 2 and 3
ARA3152 Folklore and Identity in the Middle East 15 1, 2 and 3
ARA3158 Armed Islamist Movements: Jihadism and Beyond 15 1, 2 and 3
ARA3159 The Orientalist Debate 15 1, 2 and 3
ARA3160 Intermediate Arabic Language I 30 1, 2 and 3
ARA3161 Islamic Art and Architecture 15 1, 2 and 3
ARA3163 Politics and Reform in the Gulf 15 1, 2 and 3
ARA3185 EU and US Democracy Promotion in the Middle East and North Africa 30 1 and 2
ARA3187 Iranian History, 1500 - the Present 30 2
ARA3189 The Orientalist Debate 30 2
ARA3190 Intermediate Arabic Language 30 1 and 2
ARA3191 Identities in the Modern Middle East 30 2
ARA3192 Governing the Middle East and North Africa: the Effects of the Arab Spring 30 1
ARA3193 International Relations of the Middle East 30 2
ARA3194 Love, Sexuality and Spirituality in Islam 30 1
ARA3195 Islam Contested: Faith, Thought and Politics in the Contemporary World 30 1
ARA3196 Independent Research 30
ARA3888E Independent Study 30

Education

Level One

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
EDU1015 Learning for Teaching: School Experience 15 1 and 2
EDU1016 Learning for Teaching: School Experience 30 1 and 2

Level Two

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
EDU2016 Learning for Teaching: School Experience 15 1 and 2
EDU2017 Learning for Teaching: School Experience 30 1 and 2

Level Three

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
EDU3013 Learning for Teaching: School Experience 15 1 and 2
EDU3014 Learning for Teaching: School Experience 30 1 and 2

Law

Level One

Code Title Credits Term(s)
LAW1003 Criminal Law 30 1 and 2
LAW1004 The Law of Contract 30 1 and 2
LAW1020 Introduction to the Law for Non Lawyers 15 1
LAW1022 Legal Foundations 15 1
LAW1035 Constitutional and Administrative Law 30 1 and 2

Level Two

Code Title Credits Term(s)
LAW2003 Law and Business Enterprise 15 1
LAW2006 Criminal Law and Theory: Part I Foundations 15 1
LAW2011 Gender, Sexuality and Law 15 1
LAW2015 Law of Torts 30 1 and 2
LAW2016C Environmental Regulation and Redress 15 2
LAW2017 Land Law 30 1 and 2
LAW2019 Commercial Law 30 1, 2 and 3
LAW2020 Family Law 30 1 and 2
LAW2024 Public International Law 30 1 and 2
LAW2026 Employment Law 30 1, 2 and 3
LAW2034 European Union Law 30 1 and 2
LAW2057 Family Law: Adult Relationships 15 1, 2 and 3
LAW2059 Alternative Dispute Resolution 15 2
LAW2061 Human Rights Law 2 : The European Convention on Human Rights 15 1
LAW2068 Law and Literature 15 1, 2 and 3
LAW2072 Aspects of Evidence 15 1, 2 and 3
LAW2074 Jurisprudence I: Theories of the Nature of law 15 1, 2 and 3
LAW2134 Forensic Speech and Language 15 1
LAW2136 Foundations of International Criminal Law 15 2
LAW2137 Lethal Force, the ECHR and Democracy 15 2
LAW2141 Law and the Mind 15 1 and 2
LAW2142 Environmental Law and Planning 30 1 and 2

Level Three

Code Title Credits Term(s)
LAW3000 Year Abroad Module 120
LAW3000B Law with International Study: Year Abroad Module 120 1 and 2
LAW3006 Corporate Insolvency Law 15 2
LAW3007 Criminal Law and Theory: Part I Foundations 15 1
LAW3009 Critical Issues in Human Dignity and Law 15 1, 2 and 3
LAW3010 The Lawyer, Ethics and Popular Culture 15 2
LAW3011 Gender, Sexuality and Law 15 1
LAW3019 Commercial Law 30 1, 2 and 3
LAW3020 Family Law 30 1 and 2
LAW3024 Public International Law 30 1, 2 and 3
LAW3026 Employment Law 30 1, 2 and 3
LAW3041 Trusts 30 1 and 2
LAW3043 Company Law 30 1, 2 and 3
LAW3047 Dissertation 30 1 and 2
LAW3057 Family Law: Adult Relationships 15 1, 2 and 3
LAW3059 Alternative Dispute Resolution 15 2
LAW3061 Human Rights Law 2 : International Human Rights Law and Regional Systems 15 1
LAW3066 Medical Ethics and Law 15 2
LAW3068 Law and Literature 15 1, 2 and 3
LAW3072 Aspects of Evidence 15 1, 2 and 3
LAW3074 Jurisprudence I: Theories of the Nature of law 15 1, 2 and 3
LAW3081 Copyright, Confidence, Remedies and Theories 15 1
LAW3082 Trade Mark and Patent Law 15 2
LAW3083 Company Law Foundation 15 1
LAW3134 Forensic Speech and Language 15 1
LAW3136 Foundations of International Criminal Law 15 2
LAW3137 Lethal Force, the ECHR and Democracy 15 2
LAW3141 Law and the Mind 15 1 and 2
LAW3142 Environmental Law and Planning 30 1 and 2
LAW3143 UK Immigration Law 15 1
LAW3144 Law, Architecture and Spatial Justice 15 1
LAW3145 Law, Digital Media and Cinema 15 1
LAW3146 International Law, Conflict and Strategy 30 1, 2 and 3
LAW3148 European Convention on Human Rights: Theory and Practice 30 1 and 2

Philosophy

Level One

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
PHL1002A Knowledge and Reality 1 15 1
PHL1002B Knowledge and Reality 2 15 2
PHL1005A Evidence and Argument 1 15 1
PHL1006 Introduction to Philosophical Analysis 15 2
PHL1007 Philosophical Reading 1 15 1
PHL1008 Philosophical Readings 2 15 2
PHL1013 Philosophy of Morality 15 1
PHL1014 Introduction to Critical Theory 15 2
PHL1036 Foucault-Discipline and Punish 15 2
PHL1112 Philosophy of Film 15 2

Level Two

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
PHL2010A Philosophy of Mind - 1 15 1
PHL2011A Philosophy of Nature 1 15 1
PHL2012 Social Philosophy 15 1
PHL2015 Body and Mind 15 2
PHL2016 Metaphysics 15 2
PHL2018 Philosophy of Language 15 2
PHL2019 Philosophy of Science 30 1
PHL2020 Virtues and Vices 15 2
PHL2021 Symbolic Logic 15 2
PHL2022 Sex and Death: Introduction to the Philosophy of Biology 15 1
PHL2024A Philosophical Readings 3 15 2
PHL2029 Sociology and Philosophy of Globalisation 15 2
PHL2032 Freedom 15 1
PHL2033 Equality 15 2
PHL2035 Critical Bioethics 15 1, 2 and 3
PHL2037 Aristotle's Politics 15 1
PHL2038 The Self 15 1, 2 and 3
PHL2046A The Holocaust, Genocide and Society 30 1 and 2
PHL2050 Knowing the Social: perception, memory and representation 15 1, 2 and 3

Level Three

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
PHL3010 Pragmatism and Its Enemies 30 1
PHL3011 Philosophy of Science 30 1
PHL3013 Virtues and Vices 15 2
PHL3014 Symbolic Logic 15 2
PHL3018 Sex and Death: Introduction to the Philosophy of Biology 15 1
PHL3029 Sociology and Philosophy of Globalisation 15 1
PHL3032 Freedom 15 1
PHL3033 Equality 15 2
PHL3035 Critical Bioethics 15 1
PHL3037 Aristotle's Politics 15 1
PHL3038 The Self 15 1
PHL3040 Philosophy Dissertation 30 1 and 2
PHL3046A The Holocaust, Genocide and Society 30 1 and 2
PHL3074 Cyborg Studies 30 1, 2 and 3
PHL3075 Philosophical Readings 6 15 2
PHL3100 Knowledge and History: Theories of Scientific Change 15 2

Politics

Level One

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
POL1001A British Government and Politics 15 2
POL1006 State and Society 15 1
POL1016A History and Political Thought I 15 1
POL1016B History of Political Thought 2 15 2
POL1017 Globalization of World Politics 15 1
POL1018 Facing the Challenges of World Politics in the Twenty-First Century 15 2
POL1019 Power and Democracy 15 2
POL1020 Politics in Europe 15 1
POL1023 Politics and Economy of the Contemporary Middle East 15 2
POL1042 Rational Choice and Environmental Problems 15 2

Level Two

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
POL2020 Contemporary Theories of World Politics 15 2
POL2026 Political Analysis: Behaviour, Institutions, Ideas 15 1
POL2027 The Politics of the World Economy 15 2
POL2038 International Relations, War and Peace in the Middle East 15 2
POL2046 The Economics of Politics 15 1
POL2047 American Politics 15 1
POL2049 Media, Public Opinion and Campaigns 15 2
POL2050 Political Philosophy 15 2
POL2052 Foreign Policy: Leadership, Power and Responsibility 15 1
POL2057 Security Studies 15 1
POL2059 Political Thought of Modernity 15 1
POL2060 Public Policy and Administration 15 2
POL2062 Comparative Politics: Approaches and Concepts 15 1
POL2063 Introduction to Middle East Politics 15 1
POL2067 Gendering World Politics 15 2
POL2068 Global Justice and Transnational Democracy 15 2
POL2069 Democracy in Eastern Europe 15 2
POL2070 Quantitative methods in political science 15 1
POL2071 Experimental Research in the Social Sciences 15 2
POL2072 Race Ethnicity and Politics 15 1
POL2162 Political Economy of Development in the Middle East 15 1

Level Three

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
POL3040 Dissertation 30 1 and 2
POL3069 Globalisation and the Politics of Resistance 30 1 and 2
POL3070 Electoral Politics 30 1 and 2
POL3074 The Politics of Climate Change 30 1 and 2
POL3080 The International Politics of Religion 30 1 and 2
POL3084 Explaining War and Peace 30 1 and 2
POL3120 War and Public Opinion 30 1 and 2
POL3123 Strategy in the Twenty-First Century: From Idea to Practice 30 1 and 2
POL3124 Anarchism and World Ordering 30 1 and 2
POL3125 The History and Political Development of Iraq 15 1, 2 and 3
POL3126 Ethno-Politics: Theoretical Considerations and Case Studies 15 1, 2 and 3
POL3127 EU Democracy Promotion in the Middle East and North Africa 30 1, 2 and 3
POL3128 Armed Islamist Movements: Jihadism and Beyond 15 2 and 3
POL3129 Politics and Reform in the Gulf 15 1, 2 and 3
POL3136 Political Psychology 30 1 and 2
POL3148 Human Rights and the Political 30 1 and 2
POL3153 Justice, Democracy and Civil Society. 30 1 and 2
POL3156 Central Asian Politics 30 1 and 2
POL3158 Justice, Order and Anarchy in Modern International Relations 30 1 and 2
POL3166 Comparing Western Democracies: Parties, Elites, Institutions 30 1 and 2
POL3168 War and its Aftermath: Interventions and Contemporary Conflict 30 1 and 2
POL3170 Marxism and Post-Structuralism 30 1 and 2
POL3174 International Security and US Foreign Policy 30 1 and 2
POL3175 Nationalisms in the Middle East 15 1, 2 and 3
POL3177 The Refugee Crisis in the Modern World 30 1 and 2
POL3179 City Politics: Power, Policy and Conflict 30 1 and 2
POL3180 Latin American Parties, Politics and Elections 30 1 and 2
POL3182 From Enlightenment to Post-Structuralism 30 1 and 2
POL3184 Politics of Semi-democratic and Authoritarian Countries 30 1 and 2
POL3187 Sub-National and Local Governance: A Practice Approach 30 1 and 2
POL3188 Anarchism and World Order 15 2

Sociology

Level One

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
SOC1003 Imagining Social Worlds: Texts 15 1
SOC1008 Imagining Social Worlds: Artefacts 15 2
SOC1019 Contemporary Society: Themes and Perspectives 15 2
SOC1020 Contemporary Society: Fields and Case Studies 15 2
SOC1028 Media and Society 15 2
SOC1032 Imagining Social Worlds Part 1 15 1
SOC1033 Imagining Social Worlds Part 2 (Artefacts) 15 1, 2 and 3
SOC1035 Social Issues: Crime and Deviance 30 1
SOC1036 Foucault-Discipline and Punish 15 2
SOC1037 Introduction to Social Analysis: Classical Social Theory 15 1
SOC1038 Introduction to Social Analysis: Contemporary Social Theory 15 2
SOC1040 Social Issues: Part II - Themes in Criminology 15 2
SOC1041 Data Analysis in Social Science 15 1

Level Two

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
SOC2004 Into the Field 15 2
SOC2005 Theoretical Sociology 30 1 and 2
SOC2014 Media in Society 15 2
SOC2016 Gender and Society 30 1 and 2
SOC2029 Sociology and Philosophy of Globalisation 15 2
SOC2030 Sociology of Art and Culture 15 1
SOC2046A The Holocaust, Genocide and Society 30 1 and 2
SOC2050 Knowing the Social: perception, memory and representation 15 1, 2 and 3
SOC2074 Cyborg Studies 30 2
SOC2084 Ethnomusicology 15 1
SOC2085 Health, Illness and Bodies in Contemporary Society Part 1: Medicine and Social Control 15 1
SOC2086 Addiction 30 1 and 2
SOC2088 Health, Illness and Bodies in Contemporary Society: Part 2: Bodies in Society 15 2

Level Three

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
SOC3013 Gender and Society 1 15 1, 2 and 3
SOC3016 Gender and Society 30 1 and 2
SOC3028 Media in Society 15 2
SOC3029 Sociology and Philosophy of Globalisation 15 1
SOC3030 Sociology of Art and Culture 15 1
SOC3040 Dissertation 30 1 and 2
SOC3046A The Holocaust, Genocide and Society 30 1 and 2
SOC3074 Cyborg Studies 30 2 and 3
SOC3084 Ethnomusicology 15 1
SOC3085 Health, Illness and Bodies in Contemporary Society Part 1: Medicine and Social Control 15 1
SOC3086 Addiction 30 1 and 2
SOC3087 Disability and Society 15 1
SOC3088 Health, Illness and Bodies in Contemporary Society: Part 2: Bodies in Society 15 2