Politics BA (Hons)Coventry University
£ 9.000 - (10.676 €)
- Bachelor's degree
- Scarborough (Inghilterra)
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This Politics course runs in 2016/17.
Politics will appeal to you if you have an interest in government, power and authority; wars and conflict resolution; globalisation and the impact of world events. The course includes study of British, American, French, European, African and Middle Eastern politics.
The Politics course at Coventry University is a vibrant, modern course that will address many current political questions and help you understand the complex world in which you live.
Politics students will have the opportunity to address and debate a wide range of intellectually challenging and topical questions such as: What is good and bad government? How do different political systems work? What is power and how is it used? Does ideology matter? What is democracy and human rights? Is the US a declining world power? Why is peace failing in the Middle East?
If you choose this course you will benefit from:
- an exciting and modern course that examines the key political issues of the modern world;
- an intellectually challenging course which enables you to develop sharp analytical skills and engage with issues of vital concern for today’s world;
- developing advanced professional skills such as the ability to think independently and creatively, to advance sophisticated arguments and to communicate ideas confidently as required by potential employers;
- the opportunity of an international experience with international staff, an international curriculum and the options of an overseas field trip, study abroad or overseas placement;
- multidisciplinary teaching with experts from national and international politics, history, global security and social theory;
- staff who are actively engaged in high quality research that informs their teaching; events and conferences featuring national and international politicians and dignitaries;
- the opportunity to focus on specific themes such as North American, European and African politics, social movements or global security as you progress through your course;
- activities and events set up by the History, International Relations, Politics and Sociology Society (HIPSOC), a society and Facebook site created and run by the students of the School of Humanities.
Your first year will set the foundation for the study of politics. The areas that you will study in your second year examine a range of topics that will deepen and broaden your understanding of political systems, political ideas, international relations and key world events.
In your final year you will consolidate your knowledge by studying French politics, far right parties, Middle East politics, political Ideologies, US Government and write a dissertation on a topic of your own choice.HOW WILL THIS COURSE BE TAUGHT?
Your course will be based on a series of interactive lectures, with associated seminars and workshop practical classes. In addition, your personal tutor will review and discuss your progress with you and will be available for advice.
If you are interested in part-time study (which is taught during the day) please contact the Part-time Admissions team on +44 (0) 24 7765 4321 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information, but please note that not all courses have a part-time option.HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?
An estimated percentage breakdown of how your final grade is assessed is as follows: some modules will base assessment on 50% coursework and 50% examinations, others will be coursework only.
A compulsory Add+vantage module must also be completed: please see the page on the Add+vantage scheme for more details.TEACHING CONTACT HOURS
In a typical week you will have up to 14 contact hours of teaching and this will break down as:
Personal tutorial/small group teaching: 1 hour of tutorial each week
Medium group teaching: 5 hours of workshops or seminars each week
Large group teaching: 8 hours of lectures each week
Personal study: 23 hours each week studying and revising in your own time"