Immigration and Citizenship in Western Europe

Department of Political Science and International Studies, School of Government and Society

College of Social Sciences


Code 18290

Level of study Third/Final year

Credit value 20

Semester 1 and 2

Module description

By the end of the module the student should be able to: Differentiate between different types of and reasons for immigration; Understand issues such as political asylum, integration, citizenship and naturalisation; Apply their theoretical understanding of immigration and citizenship to analyse and compare Britain, France and Germany; Contextualise and analyse the nascent European immigration regime.

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 – 3,000 word summative essay (40%), presentation (10%) and 4,000 word summative essay (50%)