Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POC2117: The Politics of Climate Change

This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 academic year.

Please note that this module is only delivered on the Penryn Campus.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

Whilst the module’s precise content may vary, it is envisaged that the syllabus will cover some or all of the following topics:

  • The politicisation of climate science
  • The political economy of climate change
  • Climate policy evaluation
  • Communicating climate change
  • International climate policy

Learning and Teaching

This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:

Scheduled Learning and Teaching ActivitiesGuided independent studyPlacement / study abroad

...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Scheduled Learning and teaching activity2211 x 2 hour seminars
Guided Independent Study78Reading and seminar preparation
Guided Independent Study50Course work preparation and writing

Online Resources

This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).