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Politics

SCQF Level 08 (10 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
PLIT08015 SV1 British Politics - Beginning of the End? Semester 2 20
PLIT08008 SV1 Comparative Politics in a Globalized World Semester 2 20
PLIT08005 Democracy in Comparative Perspective Not delivered this year 20
PLIT08010 SS1 Fundamentals 2: Politics & International Relations Semester 1 0
PLIT08007 Fundamentals: Politics and International Relations 1 Not delivered this year 0
PLIT08006 SV1 International Cooperation in Europe and Beyond Semester 1 20
PLIT08009 SV1 Introduction to Political Data Analysis Semester 2 20
PLIT08004 SS1 Introduction to Politics and International Relations Semester 1 20
PLIT08011 SV1 Political Thinkers Semester 2 20
PLIT08012 SV1 Politics in a Changing World: An Introduction for non-specialists Semester 1 20

SCQF Level 10 (61 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
PLIT10003 SV1 Africa in World Politics Semester 2 20
PLIT10090 African Politics: Theories and Debates Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10060 SV1 Approaches to Politics and International Relations Semester 2 20
PLIT10103 SV1 British Government Semester 1 20
PLIT10061 Comparative Politics Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10080 Comparing Scottish Devolution Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10087 Contemporary British Politics Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10105 Contemporary Issues in International Relations Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10104 SS1 Contemporary Issues in Political Science Semester 2 20
PLIT10107 SV1 Contemporary Issues in Political Theory Semester 2 20
PLIT10048 SV1 Contemporary Russian Politics Semester 2 20
PLIT10085 Contemporary War: Understanding Change & Continuity Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10059 Core Texts in Political Theory Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10108 SV1 Critical Theory and Cinema Semester 1 20
PLIT10096 SV1 Democracy & its Discontents Semester 1 20
PLIT10099 Democracy in Divided Societies Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10086 Democratisation and Europeanisation in Central and Eastern Europe Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10057 SV1 Dissertation (MA International Relations) Full Year 40
PLIT10030 SS1 Dissertation (MA Politics) Full Year 40
PLIT10062 SV1 EU as Global Actor Semester 2 20
PLIT10092 Egypt: Political Dynamics in a Changing Middle East Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10102 Emerging Powers Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10049 Environmental Politics in Europe Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10068 SV1 Europe and International Migration Semester 1 20
PLIT10074 Freedom In Political Theory Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10054 SV1 Global Justice and Citizenship Semester 1 20
PLIT10075 SV1 Global Politics Of Sex And Gender Semester 1 20
PLIT10094 SV1 Global Security Semester 2 20
PLIT10063 SV1 Human Rights in International Relations Semester 1 20
PLIT10018 SV1 International Political Economy Semester 1 20
PLIT10095 SV1 International Politics of Money Semester 2 20
PLIT10109 SV1 International Relations of the Asia Pacific Semester 2 20
PLIT10019 International Security Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10082 Introduction to African Politics Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10101 SV1 Neuropolitics Semester 2 20
PLIT10091 SS1 Parliamentary Studies Semester 2 20
PLIT10083 Parties & Party Systems In Contemporary Democracies Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10089 Political Islam Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10076VV1 Political and Cultural Summer Programme: Research Project Block 5 (sem 2) 30
PLIT10077VV1 Political and Cultural Summer Programme: Scottish Politics Block 5 (sem 2) 10
PLIT10078 SV1 Political and cultural Summer Programme: Scottish Society & Culture Block 5 (sem 2) 10
PLIT10052 SS1 Politics Year Abroad Assessment Full Year 40
PLIT10036 SV1 Politics of the Middle East Semester 1 20
PLIT10112VV1 Public Policy In Scotland (S2) Semester 2 10
PLIT10100 SV1 Public Policy: Agenda-Setting Semester 1 20
PLIT10098 SV1 Public participation in democracy and governance Semester 2 20
PLIT10069 Realism in International Relations Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10097 Referendums in Comparative Perspective Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10106 SV1 Research Design in Politics and International Relations Semester 1 20
PLIT10001 Scottish Government and Politics Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10067 The Politics of British Public Services Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10053 SV1 Theories of International Relations Semester 2 20
PLIT10084 SV1 US Foreign Policy Semester 1 20
PLIT10027 US Government Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10088 SV1 Understanding Indian Politics Semester 2 20
PLIT10021 SV1 War and Justice Semester 2 20
PLIT10110 SV1 What's Wrong with Inequality? Semester 1 20
PLIT10071 Zimbabwe: Politics of a Post-Colonial State Not delivered this year 20
SCPL10023 SV1 Governing The Social Semester 1 20
SCIL10065 SV1 Nations and Nationalism Semester 1 20
PLIT10111VV1 Public Policy In Scotland (S1) Semester 1 10

SCQF Level 11 (15 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
PLIT11016 SV1 Climate Change, Justice and Responsibility Semester 2 20
PLIT11014 Comparative Territorial Politics Not delivered this year 20
PLIT11018 SV1 Dissertation (MSc/Dip International Relations) Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
PLIT11005 Dissertation MSc European Union Politics & Law Not delivered this year 60
PLIT11013 SV1 Dissertation MSc International Political Theory Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
PLIT11009 Dissertation MSc by Research Political Theory Not delivered this year 60
PLIT11008 SS1 Dissertation MSc by Research Politics (100 credit) Full Year 100
PLIT11006 SS1 Dissertation MSc by Research Politics (60 credits) Full Year 60
PLIT11007 SS1 Dissertation MSc by Research Politics (80 credit) Full Year 80
PLIT11017 Human Rights, Global Politics and International Law Not delivered this year 20
PLIT11012 The Politics of Migration in Europe Not delivered this year 20
PLIT11001 SS1 Theory and Practice of Political Research Full Year 40
PLIT11011 SV1 War and Morality Semester 2 20
LAWS11296 SS1 Dissertation MSc Global Crime, Justice and Security Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
SCAN11009 East Central Africa Not delivered this year 20
Key
Available to all students - SV
Not available to visiting students - SS
Part-year visiting students only - VV
 
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