This unit focuses on late-20th /early 21st Europe, analysing the degree to which pre-modern ideas of Europe continue to permeate its modern, institutional existence. Through introducing students to the rationale behind the establishment of the EU, the euro etc, this unit will provide students with the necessary tools to comprehend the tensions associated with integration and decision making among unequal partners
|Unit name||The New Europe: A Political History|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
|Discipline||Politics and International Relations|
Dr Matt Killingsworth
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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- Explain core concepts and theories of EU and European politics.
- Analyse major debates in EU European politics.
- Apply conceptual knowledge to real world examples in EU and European politics.
- Communicate coherently in written and/or oral formats drawing upon evidence to support your argument.
HPP101 OR HIR101 OR HTA101 OR HTA102
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
On Campus:13 x 2-hr lecture weekly, 1 tutorial fortnightly;
Off Campus/Distance: web-based delivery of 13 x 2-hr lecture weekly, 1 online tutorial discussion fortnightly
Task 1: Take-home exam (40%)
Task 2: 3 x literature reviews, 500 words each (20%)
Task 3: Essay, 3000 words (40%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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