Undergraduate Courses. (Political Studies Guide 2003)

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Undergraduate Courses. (Political Studies Guide 2003)


University of Aberdeen

Degree courses offered:

BA Political Studies (Politics or IR) (also offered with Anthropology, Cultural History, Divinity, Economic History, Economic Science, English, Finance, French, Geography, German, Hispanic Studies, History, Legal Studies, Management Studies, Philosophy, Political Economy, Religious Studies, Social Research, Sociology)

Both courses 4 years FT

Range of course units taught: ABCEFHILMNP

Nationalism

Party systems

Entrance requirements: A-levels CCC; Scottish Highers BBBB

Contact: Grant Jordon (head of dept)

University of Wales Aberystwyth

Degree courses offered:

BSc European Politics

BSc European Studies (With French, German or Spanish)

BSc International Politics (also offered with Military History, Intelligence Studies, International History, Strategic Studies or Third World)

BSc International Relations

BSc Political Studies

Range of course units taught: ABCDEFGHIJKLNQ

Entrance requirements: 22-33 points

Contact: Ken Booth (head of dept)

Anglia Polytechnic University

Degree courses offered:

BA Combined Honours

BA Combined Honours, 20th-Century European Politics and History

BA Single Honours, 20th-Century European Politics and History

All courses available part-time

Range of course units taught: BCEGIMN

Entrance requirements: 12 points

Contact: Richard Yates (head of dept)

Aston University

Degree courses offered:

BA Politics (with French or German)

BA Combined Hons, Politics

BA European Studies (with French or German)

BA Combined Hons, European Studies

Range of course units taught: ABCEGLN

Political economy

Entrance requirements: 28 points

Contact: Michael Sutton (head of dept)

University of Bath

Degree courses offered:

BSc Politics (also offered with French, Russian, German, Italian, Spanish or Economics)

4 years FT, sandwich available

Range of course units taught: ABCDEFGHIJKLMN

Entrance requirements: BBB

Contact: Dennis Tate (head at dept)

Birkbeck College, University of London

Degree courses offered:

BA Politics and Society

BA Politics, Philosophy and History

BA Economics and Social Policy

BA Humanities

All courses 4 years PT

Range of course units taught: ABCDEFGHIJLMNP

Entrance requirements: Flexible entry policy

Contact: Peter John (head of dept)

University of Birmingham

Degree courses offered:

BA Political Science (also offered With International Studies, Economics, Sociology, Social Policy, Economic History, Modern History and Philosophy)

BA International Studies (also offered with Economics, French, German, Spanish or Russian)

4 years FT with a language

Range of course units taught: ABCDEFGHILMNPQR

International political economy

Diplomacy

Security studies

European integration

Entrance requirements: BBB

Contact: Daniel Wincott (head of dept)

University of Bradford

Social and International Studies

Degree courses offered:

BA Politics (with History or Law)

BA European Studies, 4 years FT

Range of course units taught: ACDEHKMNP

Comparative politics

Entrance requirements: 24 points

Contact: Roberto Espindola (head of dept)

Peace Studies

BA Peace Studies (also offered with Spanish or Development)

BA Conflict Resolution

BA International Relations and Security Studies

4 years FT with a language

Range of course units taught: ABCDEFGHILOQR

Conflict resolution

Security studies

Peace studies

Entrance requirements: 28 points

Contact: Shaun Gregory (head of dept)

University of Brighton

Degree courses offered:

BA Social Science (with pathways in Human Psychology, Environmentalism, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Politics in Europe)

BA Health and Social Care

BA Social Policy

BA Criminology and Social Policy

BA Criminology and Sociology

BA Sociology and Social Policy

All courses 3 years FT, 4-6 years PT

Range of course units taught: BCEKN

Entrance requirements: Varies according to course

Contact: David Taylor (head of dept)

University of Bristol

Degree courses offered:

BSc/BA Politics (also offered with Philosophy, Social Policy, Sociology, Economics, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian or Spanish)

4 years FT with a language

Range of course units taught: ABCDEFGHILN

Entrance requirements: AAA-ABB

Contact: Terrell Carver (head of dept)

Brunel University

Degree courses offered:

BSc/BA Politics (also offered with English, History, Social Policy, Economics, Sociology, American Studies, Human Geography, International Studies)

4 years FT sandwich

Range of course units taught: BCEHILNP

Entrance requirements: 24 points

Contact: Matthew Clayton (admissions)

University of Buckingham

Degree courses offered:

BA Politics (also offered with Economics, Law)

BA International Studies (with a language)

4 years FT with a language

Range of course units taught: BCEHILMNP

Entrance requirements: 14 points

Contact: Martin Ricketts (head of dept)

University of Cambridge

Social and Political Sciences

Degree courses offered:

BSc Social and Political Sciences Tripos

Range of course units taught: ABCDEFHILNOR

International political economy

Revolutions

Entrance requirements: AAA

Contact: Geoffrey Hawthorn (convenor)

Canterbury Christ Church University College

Degree courses offered:

BA/BSc Social Science

BA/BSc Media and Cultural Studies

Range of course units taught: The Social Science programme embraces many of these concepts

Entrance requirements: 2 A-levels; Access course pass or equivalent

Contact: Peter Abbotts (head of dept)

University of Wales Cardiff

Degree courses offered:

BSc Econ Politics (also offered with International Relations, Geography, Economics and Modern History)

LLB Law and Politics

BSc Econ European Union States

BA Politics (also with Philosophy, History of Ideas, Social Philosophy & Applied Ethics, Education, Welsh, French, German, Spanish and Italian)

Joint BSc Econ Cardiff/IEP Diploma Bordeaux

Range of course units taught: ABCEHILNPR

European Union integration Entrance requirements: BBC

Contact: Peter Dorey (admissions)

University of Central England

Degree courses offered:

BA Politics and Contemporary Governance

BA Politics (also offered in combination with Law, Psychology or Criminal Justice)

All courses available 3-5 years PT

Range of course units taught: ABCEFHIJKLMNOPQR

Political history

Entrance requirements: 12-14 points; second-year entry for suitably qualified

Contact: Chris Barnes (admissions)

University of Central Lancashire

Degree courses offered:

BA Politics (With Social Policy, Sociology or Law)

Range of course units taught: ABEFGIJLMNOQ

Entrance requirements: CC

Contact: Rose Gann (admissions)

Coventry University

Degree courses offered:

BA Peace and Conflict Studies

BA Politics (With History, International History, Law, French, German, Italian, Russian or Spanish)

BA International Relations (with History, Law, French, German, Italian, Russian or Spanish)

BA International History

BA International Relations/Politics (With English for non-native speakers)

All courses available PT

Range of course units taught: ABCDEFGHILN

Peace studies

International history

Entrance requirements: CC

Contact: Alasdair Blair (admissions)

De Montfort University

Degree courses offered:

BA Public Policy and Management

BA Public Administration and Managerial Studies

BA Public Policy (joint degrees)

HND Public Administration (2 years FT)

All courses available PT

Range of course units taught: BCDJOP

Entrance requirements: 16 points/8 points for HND

Contact: Peter Lowe (admissions)

University of Dundee

Degree courses offered:

BA Politics, 4 years FT

BA Politics and International Relations (also offered with History, Geography, Philosophy, English, Economics, American Studies, European Studies)

All courses available 5-6 years PT

Range of course units taught: ABCEFGHILN

Entrance requirements: A-levels BCC; Scottish Highers BBBC

Contact: N MacQueen (head of dept)

University of Durham

Degree courses offered:

BA Politics (also offered in combination with Economics, History, Law, Sociology, Philosophy or Russian)

BA European Studies with a language, 4 years FT

Range of course units taught: ABCDEFHILN

Entrance requirements: A-levels ABB-BBB; Scottish Highers AAABB-AABBB

Contact: Wendy Redhead (admissions)

University of East Anglia

Degree courses offered:

BA Politics (also offered with Sociology of Contemporary Culture, European Studies, Economics, French, German, Spanish or a Scandinavian language, Media, Sociology, Literature, Philosophy or Culture)

Range of course units taught: ABCDEFHILNOQ

Entrance requirements: 20-22 points

Contact: J Jones (admissions)

University of East London

Degree courses offered:

BA (Hons) Politics

BA (Hons) Human Rights

BA (Hons) Citizenship: Education and Politics

BA (Hons) Philosophy, Politics and Society

BA Modern Social Sciences

Range of course units taught: BCDEFGHIJLMNOQ

Entrance requirements: Negotiable

Contact: Michael Keating (head of dept)

University of Edinburgh

Degree courses offered:

MA Politics (also offered with Economics, Modern European Languages, Philosophy, Social History, Law, Geography)

All courses 4 year FT

Range of course units taught: ACDEGHILNOP

Entrance requirements: A-levels NN; Scottish Highers ABBB

Contact: Charles Raab

University of Essex

Degree courses offered:

BA Social Sciences

BA Politics (also offered with Economics, History, Philosophy, Sociology, International Relations, Human Rights, Law, Modem Languages or Literature)

BA Modern History and International

Relations

Range of course units taught: ABCDEFGHIKLMNP

Entrance requirements: BBC

Contact: John Bartle (admissions)

University of Exeter

Degree courses offered:

BA Politics (also offered with European Studies, Sociology, History, Economics, Philosophy or a Modem Language)

BA Economic and Political Development

BA International Relations

Range of course units taught: BCEFGIJLNP

Entrance requirements: BBB

Contact: Dario Castiglione (admissions)

University of Glamorgan

Degree courses offered:

BA Politics (also offered with History and Philosophy, among others)

BA Public and Social Policy

Range of course units taught: ABCEGHJLMNOPQR

Public policy

Management in the public sector Entrance requirements: 16 points

Contact: Alys Thomas (admissions)

Glasgow Caledonian University

Degree courses offered:

BA Social Sciences

BA Social Sciences with Honours

All courses available FT and PT

Range of course units taught: ABCDJKNOR

Political economy

Entrance requirements: A-levels CCD; Scottish Highers BBCCC

Contact: Ruth Donald (admissions)

University of Glasgow

Degree courses offered: MA Politics

(also offered as joint honours--contact department for details)

Range of course units taught: ABCDEGHILNOPR

Elections and voters

Entrance requirements: A-levels BBB; Scottish Highers BBBB

Contact: P Hogwood (head of dept)

University of Gloucestershire

Degree courses offered:

BA Politics and Society (as part of a modular scheme linked with other disciplines)

Range of course units taught: ABCDEGHILMNQ

Entrance requirements: 12-18 points

Contact: Charles More (admissions)

Goldsmiths College, University of London

Degree courses offered:

BA Politics (also offered with Economics, Social Policy, Public Policy, History or Sociology)

BA European Studies

All courses available FT and PT

Range of course units taught: ABCEFHJLMNP

Entrance requirements: BCC

Contact: Adrian Little (admissions)

University of Greenwich

Degree courses offered:

BA Politics (also offered with a range of other subjects - contact department for details)

Range of course units taught: BCEGILMNR

Politics and media

Work placement as course option

Entrance requirements: 12 points

Contact: Anne Cormack (admissions)

London Guildhall University

See London Metropolitan University

University of Hertfordshire

Contact department for details

University of Huddersfield

Degree courses offered:

BA Politics

Also available 4 1/2-6 years PT

BA Politics (with Media, Contemporary History, Sociology or Law)

Foundation degree--Community

Governance and Public Sector

Management (correspondence)

Range of course units taught: ABCDEFGHIJLMNPR

Ethics, politics and society

Entrance requirements: 14 points

Contact: Timothy Heppell (admissions)

University of Hull

Degree courses offered:

BA Politics (also offered with European Government, History, Law, International Relations, Philosophy and Economics)

BA International Relations with International Political Economy

BA British Politics and Legislative Study (4 years FT with MP placement)

Range of course units taught: BCDEFHILMN

Entrance requirements: BBB

Number of students: 90/95

Contact: S Longbourne (admissions)

Keele University

Degree courses offered:

BA Politics

BA European Studies

BA Environment Politics and Policy

BA Global Politics

BA International Relations

BA Political Economy

BA Global Politics

Range of course units taught: CDEFHILMN

Environmental policy

Entrance requirements: BBC-BCC

Contact: H Suganami (head of dept)

University of Kent at Canterbury

Degree courses offered:

BA Politics (also offered with French, German, Italian, International Relations, Law, History or Philosophy)

BA International Relations/European Politics (also offered with French, German or Italian)

BA Politics/International

Relations/European Politics with a year in Finland

BA Contemporary European Studies

Diploma in Politics/International

Relations/European Studies

Range of course units taught: ABCEFGHIJKLNOPR

International history

Conflict analysis and resolution

Entrance requirements: 21 points

Contact: Stefan Rossbach (admissions)

King's College, University of London

Degree courses offered:

BA War Studies

Also available PT

Range of course units taught: CEFHIL

Entrance requirements: BBC

Contact: Bill Philpot (admissions)

Kingston University

Degree courses offered:

BA Politics (also offered with History, Sociology, Languages, History of Ideas, English, Economics, Human Geography, Drama, International Studies, Psychology)

Range of course units taught: ABCDEGHIJKLNOR

Sociology and politics of popular music

Entrance requirements: 12-14 points

Contact: Terry Sullivan (head of dept)

Lancaster University

Degree courses offered: BA Politics

BA Politics and International Relations

BA International Relations and Strategic Studies

BA Peace Studies

BA Global Politics (All majors can be combined with History, Economics, Modern Languages, Philosophy, Religious Studies or Sociology)

Range of course units taught: ABCDEFGHILMNR

Peace studies

Conflict studies

Security studies

Entrance requirements: BBC-BCC

Contact: Geoffrey Smith (admissions)

Leeds Metropolitan University

Applied Social Sciences

Degree courses offered:

BA Politics

Range of course units taught: BEJKNP

Political economy

Political ideologies

Range of course units taught: BCDEIKLMNPQR

Politics placement in year 2

Entrance requirements: 16 points

Contact: Stephen Sayers (admissions)

School of Cultural Studies

Degree courses offered:

BA History and Politics

BA Humanities and Social Studies

Range of course units taught:

ABHILNR

Nationalism

Globalism

Entrance requirements: Contact dept

Contact: Michael Ainsworth (admissions)

University of Leeds

Degree courses offered:

BA Development Studies

BA European Studies

BA European Union Studies and Law

BA International Studies

BA Political Studies

BA Politics and Parliamentary Studies

(All courses can be combined with Arabic, Economic and Social History, Economics, North American Studies, French, Geography, Italian, Philosophy, Russian Studies, Social Policy, Sociology, Spanish or Theology)

Range of course units taught:

ABCDEFGHIJLNP

Entrance requirements: BBB

Contact: Ed Gouge (admissions)

University of Leicester

Politics

Degree courses offered:

BA Politics (also offered with History or Economic and Social History)

BA International Relations

BA European Studies

Range of course units taught:

BCEFGHILMNO

Entrance requirements: BBC

Contact: Steven Hopkins (admissions)

Scarman Centre

Degree courses offered:

BA Criminology

Contact department for further details

University of Limerick

Degree courses offered:

BA History, Politics & Social Studies

BA Public Administration

BA European Studies Range of course units taught:

CDEGHIJMNOPQ

Entrance requirements: Contact dept

Contact: John Logan (head of dept)

University of Lincoln

Degree courses offered:

BA International Relations

BA Politics

(All courses available as joint honours -- contact department for details)

Range of course units taught:

ABCEFGIJLMP

Entrance requirements: 12-14 points

Contact: Jacqul Briggs (admissions)

Liverpool John Moores University

Degree courses offered:

BA Politics (also offered with Economics, Sociology, Geography,

History, Womens Studies)

All courses available 5 years PT

Range of course units taught:

BCEGILMNOP

Entrance requirements: 16 points

Contact: Esther Jubb (admissions)

University of Liverpool

Degree courses offered:

BA Politics (also offered with Communication Studies or International Business)

BA International Politics and Policy

Range of course units taught

ABCDEIKLNPQR

Politics and media

Guerilla movements

Entrance requirements: 28 points

Contact: Joseph Femia (admissions)

London Metropolitan University

London Guildhall University Campus

Degree courses offered:

BA Politics

BA International Relations

(Both courses as single or joint honours)

BA Development Studies

BA Modern History

(All courses offered as joint honours with other subjects -- contact department for details)

Range of course units taught:

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPD

Entrance requirements: CC

Contact: Mark Wheeler (admissions)

North Campus (previously University ot North London)

Degree courses offered:

BA Politics

BA Public Administration (also offered with Social Policy)

BA Peace and Conflict Studies

Range of course units taught:

ABCDEFHIJKLMNPQ

Entrance requirements: 14-16 points

Contact: Brian Tutt (head of dept)

London School of Economics, University of London

Government Department

Degree courses offered:

BSc Government (also offered with Economics and History)

Range of course units taught:

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQ

Entrance requirements: ABB

Contact: Ernest Thorpe (head of dept)

International Relations Department

Degree courses offered:

BSc International Relations

Range of course units taught: Contact department for details

Entrance requirements: Contact dept

Contact: Andrew Walter (admissions)

Loughborough University

Degree courses offered:

BA European and International Studies

BA Politics (with Economics, English, French, German, Spanish, Sociology, Social Policy or Social Psychology)

Range of course units taught:

ABCEFGHIJLMNPQ

Entrance requirements: 24 points

Contact: M Fitzgerald (admissions)

Manchester Metropolitan University

Degree courses offered:

BA Politics (also offered with Culture)

BA Politics and Public Policy (with 1-year sandwich placement)

BA Public Policy and Management

(3 years PT for students in relevant employment or with experience)

Range of course units taught:

ABEFGHJNP

Entrance requirements: 14-16 points

Contact: Martin Belt (head 01 depl)

University of Manchester

Degree courses offered:

BSocSc Politics and International Relations

BA Politics (also offered with Modern History, Philosophy, Economics or Law)

BA Combined Studies

BA European Studies and Modern Languages

Range of course units taught:

ABCDEFGHIJLMNOP

Entrance requirements: A-levels ABB; Scottish Highers AAABB

Contact: Simon Bulmer (head of dept)

Middlesex University

Degree courses offered:

BA International Studies

BA Political and International Studies

Range of course units taught:

ABCEFHIJKLMNPR

Internship module

Entrance requirements: CC

Contact: Peter Hough (head of dept)

University of Newcastle

Degree courses offered:

BA Politics

(also offered with Economics or History)

BA Government and European Union

Studies, 4 years FT

Range of course units taught

ABCDEFHIJKLMNQ

Entrance requirements: BBC or 22 points Contact Simon Caney (admissions)

University College Northampton

Degree courses offered:

BA Politics (combined honours)

BA Intemational Studies (single or

combined honours)

All courses available PT

Range of course units taught:

BCDEGILMNO

Entrance requirements: 12 points

Contact: Wolfgang Deicke (admissions)

University of North London

See London Metropolitan University

University of Northumbria

Degree courses offered:

BA Politics (also offered with Media Studies or Sociology)

BA European Politics and Modern Languages

BA European and International Politics

BA Social Sciences

BA Public Policy and Criminology

BA Public Services Management

Range of course units taught

BCEFGHIJLMNOP

Entrance requirements: 12 points

Contact: Bill Hartas (admissions)

Nottingham Trent University

Degree courses offered:

BA Politics

BA Global Political Economy

BA Social Sciences Range of course units taught

ABCEJLMNP

Entrance requirements: 16 points

Contact: Fraser King (admissions)

University of Nottingham

Degree courses offered:

BA Politics (also offered with History, German, French and American Studies)

BA European Politics

All courses available 6 years PT

Range of course units taught:

ACEHIMNP

Entrance requirements: ABB-BBB

Contact: Chris Pierson (head ot dept)

The Open University

Degree courses offered:

Various politics modules as part of a degree programme.

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