Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POL3175: Nationalisms in the Middle East

This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

What is nationalism?
Nationalism and nation-state
The Ottoman and Safavid Empires
Arab nationalism
Turkish Nationalism
Egyptian Nationalism
Jewish nationalism
Palestinian Nationalism
Nationalism in Iran
Kurdish nationalism

Learning and Teaching

This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:

Scheduled Learning and Teaching ActivitiesGuided independent studyPlacement / study abroad

...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities22 Teaching sessions will normally include lecturing and class discussion focussing on individual presentations or on specific learning tasks. Emphasis will be placed on the evaluation of selected primary and secondary sources
Guided independent study 128A variety of independent study tasks directed by module leader to include reading, engagement in discussion on VLE, regular interaction in seminars, events and office hours outside of class time.

Online Resources

This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).