Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POL3212: Developments in British Politics: From Baldwin to Brexit

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


NQF Level 6
Credits 30 ECTS Value 15
Term(s) and duration

This module ran during term 1 (11 weeks) and term 2 (11 weeks)

Academic staff

Professor Oliver James (Convenor)





Available via distance learning


This module will help you understand contemporary politics and the most significant developments in British politics that have led to the current time. British politics is in the midst of a tempest not only from Covid 19 but Brexit — Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union and political conflict.  Across a range of social, economic and moral issues, many contemporary developments destabilise the constitutional order of the UK.

There are no pre- or co-requisites for this module. It is suitable for students specialising in politics, but is also recommended for students on interdisciplinary pathways that include politics.

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