Level of study Third/Final year
Credit value 20
Semester 1 and 2
Pre-requisite modules Where students take this course as a 10 credit unit they will be expected to undertake self directed study of the material not covered from the readin
This module provides students with the opportunity to develop a sophisticated understanding of theories of power and the philsophical, normative and methodological issues involved when analysing the distribution, sources, sites and relations of power in British society. It also offers students the opportunity to take a lead in investigating specific empirical instances of power in Britain which are of interest to them.
Teaching and learning methods
These courses are taught by a combination of lectures, classes and directed reading.
This module is available as:
Autumn term only 10 credit unit – 3,000 word assessed essay
Spring term only 10 credit unit – 3,000 word assessed essay
Whole Year 20 credit unit – 2,500 summative essay (30%), presentation (10%) and 4,500 summative essay (60%).