Postgraduate Politics Modules for 2022-23

Selecting Your Modules

The modules in this section are only applicable to students who will be studying them between September 2022 and August 2023. (See also: information for students studying these modules before or after 2022-23.)

All modules are subject to change and not all modules are available across all programmes due to timetabling constraints, module size constraints and availability. During the Online Module Selection and Module Change process, the modules available to your programme will be confirmed.

For students studying these modules before or after the 2022-23 academic year

If you wish to look at details for a module you studied in an earlier academic year please see postgraduate modules for other academic years.

If you intend to study one of these modules from September 2023 or later, you may refer to these descriptors as a guide; but please be aware that details they contain – including (but not limited to) reading lists, duration and assessments – may change for your academic year.

The next compiled module list, for the September 2023 - August 2024 academic year, will be published here in August 2023 (exact date to be confirmed).

Exeter Campus

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
POLM013M MPA Dissertation 60 2 and 3
POLM014M MPA Applied Studies 60 1, 2 and 3
POLM016 Food Systems, Alternative Food Networks, and Ethical Consumption 15 2
POLM030 Mathematics and Programming Skills for Policy Analytics 15 1
POLM057 Understanding and Interpretation in Political Thought 30 1
POLM063 Qualitative Methods in Social Research 15 2
POLM082 International Relations of the Middle East 30 2
POLM084 Conflict, Security and Development in World Politics 30 1
POLM085 Work Placement in Conflict, Security and Development 30 2
POLM086 Quantitative Data Analysis 30 1
POLM090 East Asian Regional Order 30 2
POLM140 Qualitative Methods in Social Research 30 2
POLM148 Brexit: Causes, Interpretation and Implications 30 1
POLM156 The Transformation of Politics in the Global Age 30 2
POLM158 Digital Politics and Policy 30 1
POLM160 Yes Special Adviser. Political Advisers and Policy Making in a Global Perspective 30 2
POLM161 Forced Migration in International Relations 30 1
POLM167 Global Governance: Institutions and Challenges 30 1
POLM168 From Oppression to Resistance: Exploring the Intersections of Race, Class and Gender 30 2
POLM171 Political Economy of Development 30 2
POLM172 Text as Data 30 1
POLM173 Theories of International Development 30 2
POLM174 Tools, Policy, and Practice of International Development 30 1
POLM175 Systemic Intervention 30 2
POLM217 Conflict, Security and Development in Eurasia 30 1
POLM220M Management and Governance: Comparing Public Administration around the World 30 1
POLM222M The Politics, Policy and Practice of Sustainable Development 30 2
POLM227M Behavioural Public Policy and Administration 30 2
POLM228M Leadership, Equality and Diversity 30 1
POLM231 State Crime 30 1
POLM232 Securitisation of Migration 30 2
POLM233 Applied Strategy in the Contemporary World 30 2
POLM502 International Relations: Power and Institutions 30 1
POLM503 Foreign Policy Decision-Making 30 2
POLM651 State and Society in the Middle East 30 1
POLM803 Sources in Modernity and Post-Modernity 30 2
POLM809 Applied Quantitative Data Analysis 15 1
POLM886 Dissertation 60 1, 2 and 3
POLM887 Public Policy Process 30 1
POLM890 The Geopolitics of Russia 30 2