Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POC2120: Power and Democracy

This module descriptor refers to the 2019/0 academic year.

Please note that this module is only delivered on the Penryn Campus.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

Whilst the module’s precise content may vary from year to year, it is envisaged that the syllabus will cover some or all of the following topics:

  • Hatred of Democracy
  • Elitism
  • Populism
  • Representation
  • Participation
  • Deliberation
  • Dissent
  • Identity
  • Difference

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 Activity2211 x 2 hour weekly seminars
Guided Independent study48Reading and preparation for seminars
Guided Independent study80Preparation and completion of assessment tasks

Online Resources

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