School of Politics and International Relations

Undergraduate Modules

1st year modules 

POL105 Political Analysis

POL106 Introduction to International Relations

POL108 Background to British Politics

POL109 Global Histories

POL110 Thinking Politically: Introduction to concepts, theories and ideologies

POL112 Introduction into Politics

2nd Year Modules 

POL247 Modernity: Theories of State, Economy and Society

POL251 International Relations Theory

POL252 Political Research

POL253 Accountability and Complexity in British Government

POL254 US Politics

POL255 Colonialism, Capitalism and Development

POL256 War in World Politics

POL257 The International Politics of the Developing World

POL258 The International Politics of Security

POL259 Politics of International Law

POL260 Power and Legitimacy in British Politics

POL261 Power in Global Governance

POL262 European Integration

POL263 Modern Political Thought 1

POL264 Modern Political Thought 2

POL265 Comparative European Politics I - Context and Institutional Development

POL266 Comparative European Politics II - Issues and Performance

POL267 Researching Everyday Politics

3rd Year Modules

POL312 Populism: A Global Perspective

POL313 Populism in 21st Century Europe

POL315 Doing International Politics

POL316 Radical Politics Today – Independent Research

POL317 Global Politics of Health and Disease

POL318 Dissertation in Politics / International Relations

POL319 Politics of South Asia

POL320 Politics of South Asia – Independent Research

POL355 Globalisation: Issues and Debates

POL358 US Foreign Policy

POL361 Gender and Politics 

POL365 The Politics of the Post-Colonial Middle East

POL369 Latin American Politics

POL371 Nationalism & Ethnicity in International Relations

POL372 Africa and International Politics

POL373 Parliamentary Studies

POL377 Race and Racism in World Politics

POL379 Radical Politics

POL380 Utopia and Dystopia: Political, Economic and Literary Dreamworlds

POL382 Contemporary Russian Politics

POL383 Political Violence and Liberal Modernity

POL387 British Economic and Social Policy Since 1945 – Independent Research

POL390 Race and Racism in World Politics: Independent Research

POL392 Parliamentary Studies (Internship)

POL393 Justice in a Global City

POL395 Utopia and Dystopia: Political, Economic and Literary Dreamworlds: Independent Research

POL396 British Economic and Social Policy Since 1945 – Ideas, Interests and Institutions

POL398 American Politics, Carceral State and Social Movements