Study Schemes

BSC Sociology and Politics [LL32]

Academic Year: 2022/2023Single Honours scheme - available from 2020/2021

Duration (studying Full-Time): 3 years

Part 1 Rules

Year 1 Core (60 Credits)

Compulsory module(s).

Semester 1
IP12420

Exploring the International 1: Central Concepts and Core Skills

or
GW12420

Cyflwyniad i Wleidyddiaeth Ryngwladol 1: Cysyniadau Canolog a Sgiliau Craidd

IP12620

Behind the Headlines

or
GW12620

Y Tu ôl i'r Penawdau

Semester 2
IP12920

Politics in the 21st Century

or
GW12920

Gwleidyddiaeth yn yr Unfed Ganrif ar Hugain

Year 1 Core (60 Credits)

Compulsory module(s).

Semester 1
GS15120

Understanding Sameness and Difference

Semester 2
GS14220

Place and Identity

GS16120

Key Concepts in Sociology

Part 2 Rules

Year 2 Core (60 Credits)

Compulsory module(s).

Semester 1
GS20510

Researching People and Place

or
DA20510

Ymchwilio i bobl a lle

GS23810

Quantitative Data Analysis

GS24220

Understanding (in)equality and (in)justice

Semester 2
GS25020

Introduction to Social Theory

Year 2 Timetable Core/Student Option

Students must take this core module in Politics. Choose your preferred language

Semester 2
GQ23920

Pobl a Grym: Deall Gwleidyddiaeth Gymharol Heddiw

or
IQ23920

People and Power: Understanding Comparative Politics Today

IQ23920

People and Power: Understanding Comparative Politics Today

or
GQ23920

Pobl a Grym: Deall Gwleidyddiaeth Gymharol Heddiw

Year 2 Options

Choose 40 credits from the following Politics options

Semester 1
GQ23820

Gwleidyddiaeth y Deyrnas Unedig Heddiw: Undeb Dan Straen?

GW25820

Cyfiawnder Byd-Eang: Dehongli a Gwireddu ein Dyletswyddau i'r Dieithryn Pell

IP22220

Political Theory

IP23320

NATO: From Cold War to Hybrid War

IP25320

Warfare after Waterloo: Military History 1815-1918

IP27020

Climate Change and International Politics in the Anthropocene

IP29220

International Politics and Global Development

IQ20920

The British Army’s Image in Battle, from the Crimean to the Present

IQ22920

Fear, Cooperation and Trust in World Politics

IQ23820

UK Politics Today: A Union Under Strain?

IQ24120

Global Inequality and World Politics

IQ24320

Economic Diplomacy and Leadership

IQ25120

Strategy, Intelligence and Security in International Politics

WE20120

Language revitalisation in a global context

Semester 2
GW20120

Cysylltiadau Rhyngwladol: Safbwyntiau a Thrafodaethau

GW29620

Gwragedd a Datblygiad Byd-eang

GW29920

Cenedlaetholdeb mewn Theori a Realiti

IP20120

International Relations: Perspectives and Debates

IP20420

International Politics and the Nuclear Age

IP20520

Contemporary Sub-Saharan Africa: Key Issues Today

IP21320

The Arab-Israeli Wars

IP21420

Climate Change Politics

IP22320

The Governance of Climate Change: Simulation Module

IP23620

European Security in 21st Century

IP28820

Britain and Ireland in War and Peace since 1800

IP29620

Women and Global Development

IP29920

Nationalism in Theory and Practice

IQ22820

Capitalism and International Politics

IQ25520

Global Politics and the Refugee Regime

Final Year Core (60 Credits)

Compulsory module(s).

Semester 1
GS31200

Sociology Dissertation

or
DA31200

Traethawd Estynedig Cymdeithaseg

GS33320

Everyday Social Worlds

Semester 2
GS31240

Sociology Dissertation

or
DA31240

Traethawd Estynedig Cymdeithaseg

Final Year Options

Students must choose 60 credits of Politics modules. Students may not register for year 3 variants of year 2 modules, which they have already studied. Up to 20 credits may be taken from appropriate modules offered elswhere in the University.

Semester 1
GQ33820

Gwleidyddiaeth y Deyrnas Unedig Heddiw: Undeb Dan Straen?

GW30000

Dulliau Ymchwil + Traethawd Estynedig

GW35820

Cyfiawnder Byd-Eang: Dehongli a Gwireddu ein Dyletswyddau i'r Dieithryn Pell

IP32220

Political Theory

IP33320

NATO: From Cold War to Hybrid War

IQ30920

The British Army’s Image in Battle, from the Crimean to the Present

IQ32920

Fear, Cooperation and Trust in World Politics

IQ33820

UK Politics Today: A Union Under Strain?

IQ34120

Global Inequality and World Politics

IQ34320

Economic Diplomacy and Leadership

WE30220

Language revitalisation in a global context

Semester 2
GW30040

Dulliau Ymchwil + Traethawd Estynedig

GW39620

Gwragedd a Datblygiad Byd-eang

GW39920

Cenedlaetholdeb Mewn Theori a Realiti

IP30420

International Politics and the Nuclear Age

IP30520

Contemporary Sub-Saharan Africa

IP31320

The Arab Israeli Wars

IP31420

Climate Change Politics

IP33620

European Security in the 21st Century

IP38820

Britain and Ireland in War and Peace since 1800

IP39620

Women and Global Development

IP39920

Nationalism in Theory and Practice

IQ32820

Capitalism and International Politics

IQ35520

Global Politics and the Refugee Regime

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