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Politics

SCQF Level 08 (14 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 1 20
PLIT08010 Fundamentals 2: Politics & International Relations Not delivered this year 0
PLIT08006 International Cooperation in Europe and Beyond Not delivered this year 20
PLIT08020 SV1 International Political Economy Semester 1 20
PLIT08016 SV1 Introduction to British Politics Semester 2 20
PLIT08009 SV1 Introduction to Political Data Analysis Semester 2 20
PLIT08004 Introduction to Politics and International Relations Not delivered this year 20
PLIT08011 SV1 Political Thinkers Semester 2 20
PLIT08017 SS1 Politics and International Relations 1A: Concepts and Debates Semester 1 20
PLIT08018 SS1 Politics and International Relations 1B: The Global Dimension Semester 2 20
PLIT08012 SV1 Politics in a Changing World: An Introduction for non-specialists Semester 1 20
PLIT08021 SV1 Theories of International Relations Semester 1 20
SSPS08012 SV1 Understanding Gender in the Contemporary World Semester 1 20

SCQF Level 10 (92 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
PLIT10151 SV1 Advanced Topics in Global Security Semester 2 20
PLIT10003 SV1 Africa in World Politics Semester 2 20
PLIT10090 African Politics: Theories and Debates Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10060 Approaches to Politics and International Relations Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10153 Bargaining and Negotiation in International Relations Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10103 SV1 British Government Semester 1 20
PLIT10156 SV1 Chinese Foreign Policy Semester 2 20
PLIT10140 SV1 Chinese Politics Semester 1 20
PLIT10118 Climate Justice Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10134 SV1 Comparative Politics of Secession Semester 1 20
PLIT10080 SV1 Comparing Scottish Devolution Semester 1 20
PLIT10105 Contemporary Issues in International Relations Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10104 SV1 Contemporary Issues in Political Science Semester 1 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 SV1 Critical Theory and Cinema Semester 2 20
PLIT10139 SV1 Democracy and contemporary capitalism Semester 2 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
PLIT10157 SV1 Eastminster: Decolonisation and State-Building in Asia Semester 1 20
PLIT10158 Education and Social Justice Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10102 Emerging Powers Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10136 SV1 Environmental Politics Semester 1 20
PLIT10049 Environmental Politics in Europe Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10068 SV1 Europe and International Migration Semester 2 20
PLIT10146 SV1 Europe in the World Semester 2 20
PLIT10129 Food, Drugs, and Precious Metals Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10154 SV1 Foundations in Global Security Semester 1 20
PLIT10130 SV1 Gender, Peace and Security Semester 2 20
PLIT10113 SV1 Gender, Power and Representation Semester 1 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 Global Security Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10063 Human Rights in International Relations Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10018 SV1 International Political Economy Semester 2 20
PLIT10126 International Political Economy of Development Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10095 SV1 International Politics of Money Semester 1 20
PLIT10109 SV1 International Relations of the Asia Pacific Semester 2 20
PLIT10125 SV1 Law, Violence, and Humanity Semester 2 20
PLIT10143 Media and Protest Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10155 SV1 Model United Nations 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
PLIT10138 SV1 Perspectives on Digital Capitalism Semester 1 20
PLIT10132 SV1 Political Behaviour: Opinions, Choices and Movements Semester 2 20
PLIT10121 SV1 Political Economy of Latin America Semester 2 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
PLIT10150 SV1 Politics and Public Policy Semester 2 20
PLIT10123 Politics of Oil Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10036 SV1 Politics of the Middle East Semester 2 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 Russia's Foreign and Security Policy Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10128 SV1 Social Movements and Collective Action in the Middle East Semester 1 20
PLIT10137 Special Study in Politics and International Relations Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10120 SV1 Strategic Studies and its Critics Semester 2 20
PLIT10133 SV1 Technology, Politics and Government Semester 1 20
PLIT10147 SV1 Terrorism and Counterterrorism Semester 1 20
PLIT10124 SV1 The Middle Eastern State: Histories and Theories Semester 2 20
PLIT10142 SV1 The Persian Gulf in International Relations Semester 2 20
PLIT10141 The Political Psychology of World Leaders Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10067 The Politics of British Public Services Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10117 The Politics of the End of Empire Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10119 SV1 The Politics of the UK Constitution Semester 1 20
PLIT10053 Theories of International Relations Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10084 US Foreign Policy Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10027 US Government Not delivered this year 20
PLIT10088 SV1 Understanding Indian Politics Semester 1 20
PLIT10021 SV1 War and Justice Semester 2 20
PLIT10149 War and the Politics of Victory 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
SCIL10073 SV1 Gender, Marginality and Social Change Semester 2 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 (20 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
PLIT11016 SV1 Climate Change, Justice and Responsibility Semester 1 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 SV1 Gulf Politics Semester 2 20
PLIT11012 The Politics of Migration in Europe Not delivered this year 20
PLIT11011 War and Morality Not delivered this year 20
PGSP11525 SV1 Africa in International Politics Semester 2 20
PGSP11412 SV1 Analysing European Governance and Public Policy Semester 2 20
PGSP11521 SV1 Asia Pacific in the World Semester 2 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) Flexible 120
PGSP11358 SV1 Global Environment: Key Issues Semester 1 20
PGSP11170 SV1 Institutions and Policies of the European Union Semester 1 20
PGSP11156 SV1 International Relations Theory Semester 1 20
PGSP11490 SV1 International Relations and Contemporary Conflict Semester 2 20
PGSP11546 SV1 Placement-Based Dissertation (MSc in International and European Politics) Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
PGSP11603 SV1 Terrorism in Global Politics Semester 1 20
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Part-year visiting students only - VV
 
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