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PO225 - Europe: Politics and Ideas

  • Module code: PO225
  • Module name: Europe: Politics and Ideas
  • Department: Politics and International Studies
  • Credit: 15, 30

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The module aims to: explore how the idea of Europe has influenced politics in Europe; develop an understanding of social and political issues across Europe; analyse key movements and thinking in comparative perspective; consider the main pan-European historical developments; assess the contemporary debates about Europe.

Principal learning outcomes

On completion of this module, you should be able to: critically discuss the relationship between ideas and politics in Europe demonstrate an appreciation of the distinctiveness of European countries but also areas of commonality; assess the strengths and weaknesses of the available literature on the politics of Europe; demonstrate your ability to present complex ideas in both written and oral form.

Timetabled teaching activities

There will be one lecture and one seminar a week.

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/pais/study/studyundergrad/ugmodules/po225

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
15 CATS (Module code: PO225-15)
A (Assessed work only) Assessed Course Work 100%
30 CATS (Module code: PO225-30)
C (Assessed/examined work) Assessed Course Work 50%
Examination - Main Summer Exam Period (weeks 4-9) 50%
Assessed Course Work 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core

N/A

Optional
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