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School of Politics and International Relations

POL395 Utopia and Dystopia: Independent Research

POL395 Utopia and Dystopia: Independent Research (POL395B - Spring)

Credits: 15
Semester: B

Module Convenor: Prof James Dunkerley
Overlap: None
Prerequisite: POL380

Description: This module builds practical research skills through one of two approaches to the study of utopias. The first option is a detailed and comparative appraisal of themes in utopia literature. The second option is the undertaking of a study of one or more "intended communities" and the practical application of utopia ideas. Both options will be pursued through the undertaking of an independent, but supervised and structured, project.

Connected course(s): Compulsory for: None
Assessment: 2 x Essay – 2500 words (50% each)
Level: 6