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Programme Specification for the 2023/4 academic year

BA (Hons) Global Politics with Study Abroad

1. Programme Details

Programme nameBA (Hons) Global Politics with Study Abroad Programme codeUFA4HPSHPSCO
Study mode(s) Academic year2023/4
Campus(es)Cornwall Campus
NQF Level of the Final Award6 (Honours)

2. Description of the Programme

3. Educational Aims of the Programme

4. Programme Structure

5. Programme Modules

The following tables describe the programme and constituent modules. Constituent modules may be updated, deleted or replaced as a consequence of the annual programme review of this programme.

Stage 1


Compulsory Modules

60 credits of compulsory modules, 60 credits of optional modules

CodeModule Credits Non-condonable?
POC1031 Political Communication 15No
POC1023 Participating in Politics 15No
POC1026 Power, Inequality and Global Justice 15No
POC1022 Violence in World Politics 15No

Optional Modules

Select a further 60 credits of optional modules, at least 30 credits of which must be taken from stage 1 Politics options:

https://socialsciences.exeter.ac.uk/politics/students/ugmodules_cornwall/

Stage 2


Compulsory Modules

60 credits of compulsory modules, 60 credits of optional modules

CodeModule Credits Non-condonable?
POC2120 Power and Democracy 15No
POC2124 Political Analysis 15No
POC2108 Political Geographies: Local to Global 15No
POC2103 Introduction to Postcolonialism 15No

Optional Modules

Select a further 60 credits of optional modules, at least 30 credits of which must be taken from stage 2 Politics options:

https://socialsciences.exeter.ac.uk/politics/students/ugmodules_cornwall/

Stage 3


study abroad year

Stage 4


60 credits of compulsory modules, 60 credits of optional modules

Compulsory Modules

CodeModule Credits Non-condonable?
POC3040 Dissertation 30No
POC3095 Environmental Knowledge Controversies 15No
POC3097 The Politics of Gender, Sex and Sexuality 15No

Optional Modules

Select a further 60 credits of optional modules, at least 30 credits of which must be taken from stage 3 Politics options:

https://socialsciences.exeter.ac.uk/politics/students/ugmodules_cornwall/


6. Programme Outcomes Linked to Teaching, Learning and Assessment Methods

Intended Learning Outcomes
A: Specialised Subject Skills and Knowledge

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs)
On successfully completing this programme you will be able to:
Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs) will be...
...accommodated and facilitated by the following learning and teaching activities (in/out of class):...and evidenced by the following assessment methods:

Intended Learning Outcomes
B: Academic Discipline Core Skills and Knowledge

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs)
On successfully completing this programme you will be able to:
Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs) will be...
...accommodated and facilitated by the following learning and teaching activities (in/out of class):...and evidenced by the following assessment methods:

Intended Learning Outcomes
C: Personal/Transferable/Employment Skills and Knowledge

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs)
On successfully completing this programme you will be able to:
Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs) will be...
...accommodated and facilitated by the following learning and teaching activities (in/out of class):...and evidenced by the following assessment methods:

7. Programme Regulations

Classification

Full details of assessment regulations for all taught programmes can be found in the TQA Manual, specifically in the Credit and Qualifications Framework, and the Assessment, Progression and Awarding: Taught Programmes Handbook. Additional information, including Generic Marking Criteria, can be found in the Learning and Teaching Support Handbook.

8. College Support for Students and Students' Learning

9. University Support for Students and Students' Learning

Please refer to the University Academic Policy and Standards guidelines regarding support for students and students' learning.

10. Admissions Criteria

Undergraduate applicants must satisfy the Undergraduate Admissions Policy of the University of Exeter.

Postgraduate applicants must satisfy the Postgraduate Admissions Policy of the University of Exeter.

Specific requirements required to enrol on this programme are available at the respective Undergraduate or Postgraduate Study Site webpages.

11. Regulation of Assessment and Academic Standards

Each academic programme in the University is subject to an agreed College assessment and marking strategy, underpinned by institution-wide assessment procedures.

The security of assessment and academic standards is further supported through the appointment of External Examiners for each programme. External Examiners have access to draft papers, course work and examination scripts. They are required to attend the Board of Examiners and to provide an annual report. Annual External Examiner reports are monitored at both College and University level. Their responsibilities are described in the University's code of practice. See the University's TQA Manual for details.

(Quality Review Framework.

14. Awarding Institution

University of Exeter

15. Lead College / Teaching Institution

Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (HASS)

16. Partner College / Institution

Partner College(s)

Not applicable to this programme

Partner Institution

Not applicable to this programme.

17. Programme Accredited / Validated by

0

18. Final Award

BA (Hons) Global Politics with Study Abroad

19. UCAS Code

Not applicable to this programme.

20. NQF Level of Final Award

6 (Honours)

21. Credit

CATS credits ECTS credits

22. QAA Subject Benchmarking Group

23. Dates

Origin Date Date of last revision