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Global Comparative Politics

Module code: POPP 1105

Module description

This module is organised and structured around five central themes. These are: Representation; Democracies; Political Culture; Constitutions and the Judiciary; and Political Power and Leadership. The five themes will constitute four study blocs each containing four lectures.

The module will mainly draw on the political experiences of the following countries: France, Germany, Russia, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States.

Contact hours per student per year

  • Lectures: 9 hours

Assessments

  • Essay (2000 words): 40%
  • Portfolio (2500 words): 60%

Additional costs: No extra costs other than purchase of books