Undergraduate Modules for 2014-15

The modules in this list are only applicable to students who studied them between September 2014 and August 2015.

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

Level Two

Code Title Credits Term(s)
ANT2002 Ethnography Now 15 2
ANT2003 Current Debates in Anthropology 15 1
ANT2004 Into the Field 15 2
ANT2005 Current Debates in Anthropology: Practice 15 2
ANT2008 Childhood 15 2
ANT2009 Living cities: Migration, place and the politics of identities 15 2
ANT2010 Human-Animal Interactions 15 2
ANT2012 The Human Condition: Classic Readings in Anthropology 15 1
ANT2013 Visual Anthropology: Methods & Perspectives 15 2
ANT2031 Ethnomusicology 30 1 and 2
ANT2032 Culture and Perception in Everyday Life 15 2
ANT2033 Addiction 15 1
ANT2078 Eat: The Social Self as Consumer 15 1
ANT2087 Disability and Society 15 2
ANT2088 Health, Illness and Bodies in Contemporary Society: Part 2: Bodies in Society 15 2
ANT2089 Cultures of Race, ethnicity and racism 15 1

Level Three

Code Title Credits Term(s)
ANT3002 Childhood 15 2
ANT3004 Living cities: Migration, place and the politics of identities 15 2
ANT3005 Human-Animal Interactions 15 2
ANT3006 Anthropology of Africa 15 1
ANT3012 The Human Condition: Classic Readings in Anthropology 15 1
ANT3013 Visual Anthropology: Methods & Perspectives 15 2
ANT3029 Sociology and Philosophy of Globalisation 15 2
ANT3031 Ethnomusicology 30 1, 2 and 3
ANT3032 Culture and Perception in Everyday Life 15 2
ANT3033 Addiction 15 1
ANT3040 Anthropology Dissertation 30 1 and 2
ANT3078 Eat: The Social Self as Consumer 15 1
ANT3085 Health, Illness and Bodies in Contemporary Society Part 1: Medicine and Social Control 15 1
ANT3087 Disability and Society 15 2
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
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
ARA2118 Gender-Identity and Modernity in the Middle East 15 1, 2 and 3
ARA2122 Themes in Modern Arabic Poetry 15 1, 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
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
ARA2145 Sufism and Islamic Devotional Life 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
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
ARA2170 A History of the Modern Middle East, 1900-2014 15 2
ARA2171 A History of the Modern Middle East, 1900-2014 30 1, 2 and 3

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
ARA3138 Foundational Islamic Texts: Qur'an and Hadith 15 1, 2 and 3
ARA3140 The Kurds: History and Politics 15 1
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
ARA3155 Kurdish 3 (Sorani) Language and Literature 15 1 and 2
ARA3156 Kurdish 3 (Kurmanji) Language and Literature 15 1 and 2
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
ARA3162 Britain in the Middle East, 1798-1977 15 2
ARA3163 Politics and Reform in the Gulf 15 1, 2 and 3
ARA3181 Modern Islamic Thought (Arabic Texts) 15 2
ARA3188 Islam and Persianate Culture in South Asia 30 1, 2 and 3
ARA3189 The Orientalist Debate 30 1, 2 and 3

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
LAW1013 French Constitutional Law 30 1 and 2
LAW1014 German Constitutional Law 30 1 and 2
LAW1017 Advocacy and Negotiation 15 2
LAW1020 Introduction to the Law for Non Lawyers 15 1
LAW1035 Constitutional and Administrative Law 30 1 and 2

Level Two

Code Title Credits Term(s)
LAW2004 The Law of Contract 30 1 and 2
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
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
LAW2031 The Law of Obligations 30 1 and 2
LAW2033 French Administrative Law 30 1 and 2
LAW2034 European Union Law 30 1 and 2
LAW2035 Constitutional and Administrative Law 30 1 and 2
LAW2059 Alternative Dispute Resolution 15 2
LAW2072 Aspects of Evidence 15 1, 2 and 3
LAW2132 Islamic Law and Society 15 1, 2 and 3
LAW2134 Forensic Speech and Language 15 1
LAW2137 Lethal Force, the ECHR and Democracy 15 2
LAW2138 International Law, Conflict and Strategy 30 1, 2 and 3
LAW2143 Literature and Legal Philosophy 30 1
LAW2148 European Convention on Human Rights: Theory and Practice 30 1 and 2

Level Three

Code Title Credits Term(s)
LAW3000 Year Abroad Module 120 1 and 2
LAW3000B Law with International Study: Year Abroad Module 120 1 and 2
LAW3003 Criminal Law 30 1 and 2
LAW3007 Criminal Law and Theory: Part I Foundations 15 1
LAW3010 The Lawyer, Ethics and Popular Culture 15 2
LAW3011 Gender, Sexuality and Law 15 1
LAW3016C Legal Response to Environmental Destruction 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
LAW3028 Intellectual Property 30 1 and 2
LAW3032 Law of Obligations II 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
LAW3047A Comparative Law Dissertation 30 1 and 2
LAW3051 French Law of Contracts 30 1 and 2
LAW3059 Alternative Dispute Resolution 15 2
LAW3063 Law in Action Project 30 1 and 2
LAW3072 Aspects of Evidence 15 1, 2 and 3
LAW3083 Company Law Foundation 15 1
LAW3132 Islamic Law and Society 15 1, 2 and 3
LAW3134 Forensic Speech and Language 15 1
LAW3137 Lethal Force, the ECHR and Democracy 15 2
LAW3146 International Law, Conflict and Strategy 30 1, 2 and 3
LAW3146A International Law, Conflict and Strategy 30 1, 2 and 3
LAW3149 Literature and Legal Philosophy 30 1

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
PHL1009 Philosophies of Art 15 2
PHL1013 Philosophy of Morality 15 1
PHL1015 Introduction to Critical Theory 15 1
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
PHL2020 Virtues and Vices 15 2
PHL2021 Symbolic Logic 15 2
PHL2022 Sex and Death: Introduction to the Philosophy of Biology 15 1
PHL2026 Philosophy of Science 15 2
PHL2029 Sociology and Philosophy of Globalisation 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
PHL2051 The Human Condition: Classic Readings in Anthropology 15 1
PHL2075 Philosophical Readings 6 15 2
PHL2076 The Extended Mind 15 2

Level Three

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
PHL3013 Virtues and Vices 15 2
PHL3014 Symbolic Logic 15 2
PHL3018 Sex and Death: Introduction to the Philosophy of Biology 15 1
PHL3026 Philosophy of Science 15 2
PHL3029 Sociology and Philosophy of Globalisation 15 2
PHL3035 Critical Bioethics 15 1, 2 and 3
PHL3037 Aristotle's Politics 15 1
PHL3038 The Self 15 1
PHL3040 Philosophy Dissertation 30 1 and 2
PHL3042 Philosophical Anthropology 15 2
PHL3046A The Holocaust, Genocide and Society 30 1 and 2
PHL3051 The Human Condition: Classic Readings in Anthropology 15 1
PHL3074 Cyborg Studies 30 1
PHL3075 Philosophical Readings 6 15 2
PHL3076 The Extended Mind 15 2
PHL3100 Knowledge and History: Theories of Scientific Change 15 1

Politics

Level One

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
POL1001B State of Britain 15 1
POL1006 State and Society 15 1
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 2
POL1023 Politics and Economy of the Contemporary Middle East 15 2
POL1025 Classical Political Thought 15 1
POL1041 Data Analysis in Social Science 15 1

Level Two

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
POL2020 Contemporary Theories of World Politics 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 2
POL2050 Political Philosophy 15 1
POL2052 Foreign Policy: Leadership, Power and Responsibility 15 2
POL2057 Security Studies 15 2
POL2059 Political Thought of Modernity 15 1
POL2060 Public Policy and Administration 15 2
POL2062 Comparative Politics: Approaches and Concepts 15 1
POL2069 Democracy in Eastern Europe 15 2
POL2070 Quantitative methods in political science 15 2
POL2071 Experimental Research in the Social Sciences 15 1
POL2072 Race Ethnicity and Politics 15 1
POL2075 Integration and Disintegration in the EU 15 1
POL2076 Rising Powers, Peace and Conflict 15 1

Level Three

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
POL3040 Dissertation 30 1 and 2
POL3075 Political Representation in the European Union 30 1 and 2
POL3077 Global Environmental Politics and Policy 30 1 and 2
POL3078 Soviet and Post-Soviet Politics 30 1 and 2
POL3079 Money and Policymaking in the US 30 1 and 2
POL3081 Markets, regulation and Europeanization 30 1 and 2
POL3083 War, Violence and Revolution in the Middle East, 1800-2013 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
POL3129 Politics and Reform in the Gulf 15 1, 2 and 3
POL3132 Globalisation and Democratic Politics: the End of the Nation State? 30 1 and 2
POL3136 Political Psychology 30 1 and 2
POL3148 Human Rights and the Political 30 1
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
POL3178 Policy Analysis for the Real World 30 1, 2 and 3
POL3180 Latin American Parties, Politics and Elections 30 1 and 2
POL3184 Politics of Semi-democratic and Authoritarian Countries 30 1 and 2
POL3186B Gender, Militarization and Resistance 30 1 and 2
POL3187 Sub-National and Local Governance: A Practice Approach 30 1 and 2

Sociology

Level One

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
SOC1003 Imagining Social Worlds: Texts 15 1
SOC1004 Introduction to Social Data 15 2
SOC1008 Imagining Social Worlds: Artefacts 15 2
SOC1019 Contemporary Society: Themes and Perspectives 15 1
SOC1020 Contemporary Society: Fields and Case Studies 15 2
SOC1028 Media and Society 15 2
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
SOC1039 Social Issues: Part I - Introducing Crime and Deviance 15 1
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
SOC2019 Introduction to quantitative research 15 1
SOC2030 Sociology of Art and Culture 15 2
SOC2031 Ethnomusicology 30 1 and 2
SOC2032 Culture and Perception in Everyday Life 15 2
SOC2033 Addiction 15 1
SOC2050 Knowing the Social: perception, memory and representation 15 1, 2 and 3
SOC2074 Cyborg Studies 30 1
SOC2075 Work: The Social Self as Producer 15 1
SOC2078B Eat: The Social Self as Consumer 15 1
SOC2087 Disability and Society 15 2
SOC2088 Health, Illness and Bodies in Contemporary Society: Part 2: Bodies in Society 15 2
SOC2091 Immigration in Western Societies 15 2
SOC2092 Introduction to Terrorism Studies 15 2
SOC2093 Family and Society 15 1
SOC2095 On Violence 30

Level Three

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
SOC3013 Gender and Society 1 15 1, 2 and 3
SOC3028 Media in Society 15 2
SOC3029 Sociology and Philosophy of Globalisation 15 2
SOC3030 Sociology of Art and Culture 15 2
SOC3031 Ethnomusicology 30 1 and 2
SOC3032 Culture and Perception in Everyday Life 15 2
SOC3033 Addiction 15 1
SOC3040 Dissertation 30 1 and 2
SOC3046A The Holocaust, Genocide and Society 30 1 and 2
SOC3074 Cyborg Studies 30 1
SOC3078A Work: The Social Self as Producer 15 1
SOC3078B Eat: The Social Self as Consumer 15 1
SOC3085 Health, Illness and Bodies in Contemporary Society Part 1: Medicine and Social Control 15 1
SOC3087 Disability and Society 15 2
SOC3088 Health, Illness and Bodies in Contemporary Society: Part 2: Bodies in Society 15 2
SOC3091 Immigration in Western Societies 15 2
SOC3092 Introduction to Terrorism Studies 15 2
SOC3093 Family and Society 15 1
SOC3094 Data Analysis in Social Science III 15 2
SOC3095 On Violence 30