Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POL3154: The Politics of Climate Change

This module descriptor refers to the 2020/1 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

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

1. The politicisation of climate science

2. The political economy of climate change

3. Climate policy evaluation

4. Communicating climate change

5. 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 activity22Weekly 2 hour seminars over 11 weeks
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).

ELE – http://vle.exeter.ac.uk