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Please note that modules with a practical component will be capped due to educational requirements, which may mean that we cannot guarantee a place to all students who elect to study this module. Read the programme admissions statement for important information on entry requirements, the application process and supporting documents required. A politically impartial society for Queen Mary students with an interest in politics and/or international relations. Module fees for students continuing on their programme in following years may be subject to annual inflationary increases. For some courses, the department or faculty may have provided some additional advice below to help you to decide.
Over the course of your degree, you will undertake practical workshops and projects that include public performance and workshop-leading. You will also attend lectures and seminars from leading artists and scholars, and undertake case studies and work experience. Assignments include presentations, performances, and portfolios as well … Read More
States where women hold more political power are less likely to go to war and less likely to commit human rights abuses. We also know that feminist movements and women’s rights organisations directly address immediate service delivery needs within their own countries that translate into long-term benefits for all. On this module you will explore how policy making takes place in exceptional times. Each week we will examine a case study of a political crisis, considering how it unfolded and evaluating the responses. You will use the case studies to discuss the ideas of blame, agenda setting and crisis resolution in these contexts. Drawing on experience you gained in previous modules of designing policy briefs and political party manifestos, you will build transferable skills in prioritisation and working under pressure.