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School of Politics and International Relations

POL105 Political Analysis

POL105 (POL105A – Autumn, POL2105B – Spring) - Political Analysis

Credits: 30
Semester: 1 & 2
Timetable:

Seminar Semester 1: Weeks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13: Monday 3 pm - 4 pm Semester 1: Weeks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13: Tuesday 11 am - 12 pm Semester 1: Weeks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13: Tuesday 12 pm - 1 pm Semester 1: Weeks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13: Tuesday 2 pm - 3 pm Semester 1: Weeks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13: Tuesday 3 pm - 4 pm Semester 1: Weeks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13: Tuesday 4 pm - 5 pm Semester 1: Weeks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13: Thursday 10 am - 11 am Semester 1: Weeks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13: Thursday 1 pm - 2 pm Semester 1: Weeks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13: Thursday 3 pm - 4 pm Semester 1: Weeks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13: Thursday 4 pm - 5 pm Semester 1: Weeks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13: Thursday 9 am - 10 am Semester 1: Weeks 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13: Tuesday 3 pm - 4 pm Semester 1: Weeks 5: Tuesday 4 pm - 5 pm Semester 1: Weeks 7: Thursday 3 pm - 4 pm Semester 2: Weeks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13: Monday 2 pm - 3 pm Semester 2: Weeks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13: Monday 3 pm - 4 pm Semester 2: Weeks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13: Tuesday 11 am - 12 pm Semester 2: Weeks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13: Tuesday 12 pm - 1 pm Semester 2: Weeks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13: Tuesday 2 pm - 3 pm Semester 2: Weeks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13: Tuesday 3 pm - 4 pm Semester 2: Weeks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13: Tuesday 4 pm - 5 pm Semester 2: Weeks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13: Thursday 9 am - 10 am Semester 2: Weeks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13: Thursday 10 am - 11 am Semester 2: Weeks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13: Thursday 1 pm - 2 pm

Module Convenor: Dr Brendan O'Duffy
Overlap: None
Prerequisite: None

This module serves as an introduction to a politics degree and the ideas, skills, methods and knowledge required to succeed in your studies of politics. You will be trained in a range of study and research skills, from enhancing your ability to write analytically to learning how to interpret a wide variety of political texts. You will also have the opportunity to interact with your personal tutor and conduct a small, independent research project. The module is taught through lectures and seminars, as well as through direct contact with your personal advisor.

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Assessment: Item 1: 30% Essay 1 (1000 words) Item 2: 50% Essay 2 (2000 words) Item 3: 20% Examination (1 hours 30 mins)
Level: 4

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