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Politics

SCQF Level 08 (10 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
PLIT08015 British Politics - Beginning of the End? Not delivered this year 20
PLIT08008 SV1 Comparative Politics in a Globalized World Semester 2 20
PLIT08010 Fundamentals 2: Politics & International Relations Not delivered this year 0
PLIT08006 SV1 International Cooperation in Europe and Beyond Semester 1 20
PLIT08016 SV1 Introduction to British Politics Semester 2 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
SSPS08012 SV1 Understanding Gender in the Contemporary World Semester 1 20

SCQF Level 10 (73 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
PLIT10003 Africa in World Politics Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10090 African Politics: Theories and Debates Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10060 Approaches to Politics and International Relations Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10103 SV1 British Government Semester 1 20
PLIT10118 Climate Justice Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10134 SV1 Comparative Politics of Secession Semester 2 20
PLIT10080 SV1 Comparing Scottish Devolution Semester 2 20
PLIT10105 SS1 Contemporary Issues in International Relations Semester 2 20
PLIT10104 SV1 Contemporary Issues in Political Science Semester 2 20
PLIT10107 Contemporary Issues in Political Theory Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10048 Contemporary Russian Politics Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10085 Contemporary War: Understanding Change & Continuity Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10059 Core Texts in Political Theory Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10108 Critical Theory and Cinema Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10096 SV1 Democracy and its Discontents Semester 1 20
PLIT10099 Democracy in Divided Societies Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10057 SV1 Dissertation (MA International Relations) Full Year 40
PLIT10030 SS1 Dissertation (MA Politics) Full Year 40
PLIT10062 EU as Global Actor Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10102 Emerging Powers Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10136 SV1 Environmental Politics Semester 2 20
PLIT10049 Environmental Politics in Europe Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10068 SV1 Europe and International Migration Semester 1 20
PLIT10129 Food, Drugs, and Precious Metals Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10130 Gender, Peace and Security Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10113 SV1 Gender, Power and Representation Semester 2 20
PLIT10127 Global Food Politics Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10054 SV1 Global Justice and Citizenship Semester 1 20
PLIT10075 Global Politics Of Sex And Gender Not delivered this year 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
PLIT10126 International Political Economy of Development Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10095 SV1 International Politics of Money Semester 2 20
PLIT10109 SV1 International Relations of the Asia Pacific Semester 1 20
PLIT10125 SV1 Law, Violence, and Humanity Semester 2 20
PLIT10101 SV1 Neuropolitics Semester 2 20
PLIT10115 Parliamentary Placement: Research Project (S1) Not delivered this year 40
PLIT10116 Parliamentary Placement: Research Project (S2) Not delivered this year 40
PLIT10091 SV1 Parliamentary Studies Semester 2 20
PLIT10132 SV1 Political Behaviour: Opinions, Choices and Movements Semester 2 20
PLIT10121 Political Economy of Latin America Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10089 Political Islam Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10122 Political Parties in the 21st Century Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10076 Political and Cultural Summer Programme: Research Project Not delivered this year 30
PLIT10077 Political and Cultural Summer Programme: Scottish Politics Not delivered this year 10
PLIT10052 SS1 Politics Year Abroad Assessment Full Year 40
PLIT10123 SV1 Politics of Oil Semester 2 20
PLIT10036 SV1 Politics of the Middle East Semester 1 20
PLIT10114 Populism: Pathology or Panacea? Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10112 Public Policy In Scotland (S2) Not delivered this year 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
PLIT10106 SV1 Research Design in Politics and International Relations Semester 1 20
PLIT10135 SV1 Russia's Foreign and Security Policy Semester 2 20
PLIT10128 Social Movements and Collective Action in the Middle East Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10120 Strategic Studies and its Critics Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10133 SV1 Technology, Politics and Government Semester 1 20
PLIT10124 The Middle Eastern State: Histories and Theories Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10067 The Politics of British Public Services Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10117 SV1 The Politics of the End of Empire Semester 2 20
PLIT10119 The Politics of the UK Constitution Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10053 SV1 Theories of International Relations Semester 1 20
PLIT10084 US Foreign Policy Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10027 US Government Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10088 SV1 Understanding Indian Politics Semester 2 20
PLIT10021 War and Justice Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10110 What's Wrong with Inequality? Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10071 Zimbabwe: Politics of a Post-Colonial State Not delivered this year 20
SCPL10023 Governing The Social Not delivered this year 20
SCIL10065 SV1 Nations and Nationalism Semester 1 20
PLIT10111 Public Policy In Scotland (S1) Not delivered this year 10

SCQF Level 11 (12 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
PLIT11016 SV1 Climate Change, Justice and Responsibility Semester 2 20
PLIT11018 SV1 Dissertation (MSc/Dip International Relations) Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
PLIT11013 SV1 Dissertation MSc International Political Theory Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
PLIT11008 Dissertation MSc by Research Politics (100 credit) Not delivered this year 100
PLIT11006 Dissertation MSc by Research Politics (60 credits) Not delivered this year 60
PLIT11007 Dissertation MSc by Research Politics (80 credit) Not delivered this year 80
PLIT11020 Gulf Politics Not delivered this year 20
PLIT11012 SV1 The Politics of Migration in Europe Semester 2 20
PLIT11011 War and Morality Not delivered this year 20
PGSP11525 Africa in International Politics Not delivered this year 20
LAWS11296 SS1 Dissertation MSc Global Crime, Justice and Security Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
PGSP11507 SS1 Dissertation MSc by Research Social and Political Science (PIR) Full Year 120
Key
Available to all students - SV
Not available to visiting students - SS
Part-year visiting students only - VV
 
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