|Module Title||ELECTIONS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM|
|Co-ordinator||Mr Dafydd Trystan|
|Course delivery||Lecture||12 Hours 12 x 1 hour|
|Practical||6 Hours 3 x 2 hours (2 computing practicals and one survey design workshop)|
|Seminar||5 Hours 5 x 1 hour|
|Assessment||Group project||Group project (survey design, data set, achievement of aims and objectives)||25%|
|Report of student||Individual analysis of the survey results (1,000 words)||25%|
|Essay||1 x 3,000 word essay||50%|
Elections are interesting and fun to watch - but difficult to explain! This module aims to give students an introduction to the theory and practice of elections in the UK. Students will be introduced to major theories of voting behaviour, the collection and analysis of data, and will complete group based survey work as part of the assessment.
The aims of this module are :-
10 ECTS Credits
** Recommended Text
David Denver. Elections and voting behaviour in Britain.
Butler, David & Kavannagh, Dennis. The British general election of 1997.