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BA Politics and International Relations Part II Modules

Please note that the availability of modules varies from year to year. For currently available modules, please check the 2015-2016 Part II handbook.

2nd year core options

All modules are 30 credits and run across Michaelmas and Lent. Three modules must be chosen from the core list below. The remaining module can be freely chosen from all second year modules in PPR

  • PPR221: International Relations and Security
  • PPR222: Politics of Development
  • PPR223: The United Kingdom: State, Politics and Policy
  • PPR224: Politics of the European Union
  • PPR225: Introduction to Peace Studies
  • PPR226: Comparative Politics of the Asia Pacific and the Middle East
  • PPR227: Foreign Policy of Contending Powers
  • PPR239: Indian Politics, Society and Religion

3rd year core options

In the third year there is a option (but not requirement) to take a dissertation unit.

In the third year the 60 credits will be composed by following one of the following options:

[1] Four half units chosen from the core list.

[2] A dissertation, plus 2 half-unit modules chosen from the core list (below).

[3] A dissertation, plus 1 full module chosen from the second year list (to be counted as a third year module).

  • PPR323: Ruling the World: Global Governance and Legal Structures
  • PPR324: The Politcs of Global Danger
  • PPR325: International Political Economy of Globalization
  • PPR326: Globalization and Transnational Politics
  • PPR327: Understanding the Internal Dynamics of Peace Processes
  • PPR328: Understanding External Intervention in Violent Conflicts
  • PPR330: Britain in the World
  • PPR331: The European Union and the World
  • PPR332: United States Foreign Policy Since 1945
  • PPR333: Contemporary Issues in the Middle East
  • PPR334: The Arab-Israeli Conflict and the Politics of the Middle East
  • PPR335: War and Peace in the Balkans and the Caucasus
  • PPR336: Africa and Global Politics
  • PPR337: Society and Politics of Latin America
  • PPR338: Art, Museums and International Relations
  • PPR340: Islamic Politics
  • PPR341: Contemporary Issues in Human Rights
  • PPR342: Global Political Economy and the World Today
  • PPR343: Corporations, Global Political Economy and the Law
  • PPR345: Exploring the Persian Gulf
  • PPR360: Modern Christian Thought
  • PPR362: Religion and Violence
  • PPR390: PPR in Education
  • PPR391b: China in the Modern World
  • PPR393: Dissertation with Field Studies
  • PPR394: Dissertation with External Collaboration
  • PPR399: Dissertation

Full PPR module list.

For more details of specific course requirements please see the 2014-2015 Part II handbook.


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