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Faculty of Arts Faculty of the Social Sciences MA/Postgraduate Diploma in American Foreign Policy 80 M.A./Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Linguistics and the Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages 81 Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)/Postgraduate Diploma/Postgraduate Certificate 83 M.Sc. in Business Analysis and Finance 86 M.Sc./Postgraduate Diploma in Criminology 88 ate y (Applied) 89 ate Diploma in Criminology (Clinical) 91 M.Sc./Postgraduate Diploma in Criminology (Crime Prevention and Community Safety) 92 MA/Postgraduate Diploma in Diplomatic Studies 93 M.Sc. in Economics 95 M.Sc./Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Research Methods 97 ain Educational Leadership 98 M.B.A. (Educational Management) 100 M.Sc./Postgraduate Diploma/Postgraduate Certificate in Educational Studies 101 M.A. in English Local History 103 M.A in European Urbanisation 104 M.Sc./Postgraduate Diploma in Finance 106 .M.Sc. in Financial Economics 107 ate Diploma in Geographical Information Systems and Human Geography 109 M.A./Postgraduate Diploma in Globalization and Communications 110 M.Sc./Postgraduate Diploma in Human Geography 112 ate Diploma in International Economic History 113 MA in International Relations and World Order 114 MA/Postgraduate Diploma in International Security 115 M.A./Postgraduate Diploma In Leadership and Learning 117 Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education 118 M.Sc./Postgraduate Diploma in Management ...

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Faculty of Arts 
Faculty of the Social Sciences MA/Postgraduate Diploma in American Foreign Policy 80 M.A./Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Linguistics and the Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages 81 Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)/Postgraduate Diploma/Postgraduate Certificate 83 M.Sc. in Business Analysis and Finance 86 M.Sc./Postgraduate Diploma in Criminology 88 M.Sc./Postgraduate Diploma in Criminology (Applied) 89 M.Sc./Postgraduate Diploma in Criminology (Clinical) 91 M.Sc./Postgraduate Diploma in Criminology (Crime Prevention and Community Safety) 92 MA/Postgraduate Diploma in Diplomatic Studies 93 M.Sc. in Economics 95 M.Sc./Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Research Methods 97 M.Sc./Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Leadership 98 M.B.A. (Educational Management) 100 M.Sc./Postgraduate Diploma/Postgraduate Certificate in Educational Studies 101 M.A. in English Local History 103 M.A in European Urbanisation 104 M.Sc./Postgraduate Diploma in Finance 106 .M.Sc. in Financial Economics 107 M.Sc./Postgraduate Diploma in Geographical Information Systems and Human Geography 109 M.A./Postgraduate Diploma in Globalization and Communications 110 M.Sc./Postgraduate Diploma in Human Geography 112 M.A./Postgraduate Diploma in International Economic History 113 MA in International Relations and World Order 114 MA/Postgraduate Diploma in International Security 115 M.A./Postgraduate Diploma In Leadership and Learning 117 Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education 118 M.Sc./Postgraduate Diploma in Management 119 M.Sc./Postgraduate Diploma In Management of Partnerships and Collaboration 121 M.Sc./Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing 122 
 
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M.Sc./Postgraduate Diploma in Media and Communication Research M.Sc./Postgraduate Diploma in Policing and Social Conflict M.Sc./Postgraduate Diploma in Political Research MA/Postgraduate Diploma Professional Studies in Counselling and Psychotherapy M.A./Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Studies in Education M.A./Postgraduate Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling Postgraduate Diploma/Postgraduate Certificate in Psychodynamic Studies MSc/Postgraduate Diploma in Researching Work and Learning M.Sc./Postgraduate Diploma in Security and Organisational Risk Management M.A. In Social History M.Sc./Postgraduate Diploma in Social Research M.A./Postgraduate Diploma in the Sociology of Sport M.A. in Urban History
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MA/Postgraduate Diploma in American Foreign Policy Period of registration:One year full-time or two years part-time. Entry requirements:least an upper second class honoursCandidates should normally have at degree in either International Relations, Politics, History, American Studies or a related field, or its equivalent. Course aims:To respond to mounting and demonstrable interest in the subject of American foreign policy; to enhance and develop student abilities to work independently and to undertake research projects; and to enhance understanding in this highly significant area of international politics. Curriculum:  (i) All candidates will take the following modules: Module code Module title Core/Option Credit Rating PL7080 America and the C 30 World: the Making of American Foreign Policy (ii) All candidates will take three of the following modules: PL7076 American O Interventionism since 1933 PL7081 America’s Wars O PL7082 Communications and O Foreign Policy in Britain and the USA PL7002 The Modes of O Diplomacy PL7011 International Politics O of the Environment PL7061 Post-Cold War World O Order PL7068 International Security O PL7075 Theories of O International Relations PL7078 Diplomatic Systems O PL7030 Dissertation C*
 
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Compulsory only for candidates for the degree of MA. * Assessment: (i) The compulsory module will be assessed by a mixture of coursework (one assessed essays of 4,000 words) and an unseen examination; the option modules will each be assessed by two assessed essays each of 4,000 words. (ii) Candidates for the degree of Master of Arts will be required to submit a satisfactory dissertation of 14,000 words on an approved topic. The dissertation will carry a credit rating of 60 credits. (iii) Candidates may be permitted to resubmit the written assignments for one of the modules and/or resubmit the dissertation as required by the examiners. Qualifications awarded: (i) Candidates who accumulate 120 credits from the taught modules (i.e. not the dissertation) and satisfactorily complete the assessment requirements for each of the modules will be awarded a Postgraduate Diploma. (ii) Candidates who accumulate 180 credits, satisfactorily complete the assessment requirements for each of the modules and submit a satisfactory dissertation will be awarded the degree of Master of Arts. Notes: (i) The degree of Master of Arts may be awarded with distinction in cases of exceptional merit. (ii) No candidate may be awarded both the Postgraduate Diploma and the Master's degree.
M.A./Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Linguistics and the Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages Period of Registration:One year full-time or two to five years part-time. Entry Requirements:Candidates should normally be teachers or others working in the ESOL field and have at least a second class honours degree or its equivalent, or have an advanced diploma plus at least three years' teaching experience. Course Aims enhance the understanding and enrich the expertise of professionals involved in: To language teaching; to provide participants with the opportunity to study the disciplines that apply to TESOL: sociolinguistics, discourse, grammar, second language acquisition, culture, phonetics/phonology; to provide participants with theoretical foundations upon which sound practice is based. Curriculum: All candidates will take the following core modules: Module Code Module Title Core/Option Credit Rating ED7001 Advanced Certificate TESOL (Methodology C 25 of English Language Teaching)
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ED7048 Descriptions of Modern English C 25 ED7049 Sociolinguistics and Discourse Analysis C 25 ED7050 Second Language Acquisition C 25 ED7000 Dissertation C* 60 * Compulsory only for candidates for the degree of Master of Arts. All candidates will take two modules from the following list of options: Module Code Module Title Core/Option Credit Rating ED7069 Course and Syllabus Design O 10 ED7070 Computer-Assisted Language Learning O 10 ED7071 Testing and Evaluation O 10 ED7072 Young Learners and ELT O 10 ED7073 Management and ELT O 10 ED7074 Intercultural Communication O 10 ED7075 English for Specific Purposes O 10 ED7076 Teacher Education O 10 ED7077 Critical Discourse Analysis O 10 ED7078 Literature and ELT O 10  Assessment: (i) The compulsory modules will be assessed as follows:  ED7001: tasks and assignment of 4,000 words  ED7048: assignment 4,000 words; task/test 2,000 words  ED7049: assignment 3,000 words; discourse analysis task 3,000 words ED7050: two assignments of 3,000 words each or a combined paper of 6,000 words (ii) The two option modules will each be assessed by a 3,000 word assignment or an agreed combined assignment of 6,000 words. (iii) Candidates for the degree of Master of Arts will be required to submit a satisfactory dissertation of not less than 20,000 words on an approved topic. The dissertation will carry a credit rating of 60 credits. (iv) Candidates may be permitted to resubmit the written assignments for one or more of the modules and/or resubmit the dissertation as required by the examiners. Qualifications Awarded:
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 (i) Candidates who accumulate 120 credits and satisfactorily complete the assessment requirements for each taught module (i.e. not the dissertation) will be awarded the Postgraduate Diploma. (ii) Candidates who accumulate 180 credits, satisfactorily complete the assessment requirements for each of the modules and submit a satisfactory dissertation will be awarded the degree of Master of Arts.  Notes: (i) The degree of Master of Arts may be awarded with distinction in cases of exceptional merit. (ii) No candidate may be awarded both the Postgraduate Diploma and the Master's degree.  Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)/Postgraduate Diploma/Postgraduate Certificate  Period of Registration:or two year part-time (Executive variant) One year full-time  Entry Requirements:Candidates should normally have a good second class honours degree from a British or its equivalent; or a postgraduate diploma from a recognised institution; or a graduate level professional qualification plus at least two years relevant work experience. In approved cases substantial managerial experience may be accepted in the place of formal qualifications along with evidence that candidates have the ability to undertake studies at the required level.  Curriculum: (i) All candidates will take the following core modules: Module Module Title Core/Option Credit Code Rating MN7200 Foundations of Professional C 0* Knowledge and Skills MN7201 Marketing Design and Operations C 15 MN7006 Accounting for Managers C 15 MN7202 Strategy, Business Information and C 15 Analysis MN7203 Organizational Behaviour C 15 MN7204 Corporate Finance C 15 MN7205 Business Ethics in a Global Context C 15 MN7004 Dissertation C 60**  Research Methodology***    * will comprise formative assessment. moduleThis non- credit bearing ** Compulsory only for candidates for the degree of M.B.A. *** This non-credit bearing research skills course supports the dissertation.  
 
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Faculty of the Social Sciences  (ii) Candidates will also take two modules from the following list of options: Module Module Title Core/Option Credit Code Rating MN7013 International Finance O 15 MN7015 Business Process Re-engineering O 15 MN7016 Public Services Management O 15 MN7017 Business Forecasting O 15 MN7018 Managing IT and Information O 15 Systems MN7020 Strategic Management of O 15 Technology MN7021 Globalisation and International O 15 Business MN7043 Business in the European Union O 15 MN7044 Competitive Marketing Strategy O 15 MN7300 Brand Management O 15 MN7301 Retail Marketing O 15 MN7302 E-Business O 15 MN7303 Business-to-Business Marketing and O 15 Supply Chain Management MN7304 Knowledge Management O 15 MN7305 Employment Law O 15 MN7306 Managing Diversity O 15 MN7307 Cash Management O 15 MN7308 New Venture Strategies O 15 MN7309 Public Administration O 15 MN7310 Benchmarking O 15 MN7311 A Critical Enquiry into Consultancy O 15 MN7312 Critical Perspectives on O 15 Corporations and Consumers MN7313 Critical Approaches to HRM O 15 MN7314 Alternative Economies O 15 MN7315 The Future of Work O 15 MN7316 Marketing of Services O 15 MN7318 Consumption, Society and Culture O 15 Note:  Not all of these options will be available in any one year.  Scheme of Assessment: (i) Each taught module will be assessed by one or more assignments and / or a written examination. Where there is more than one piece of assessment for a module, the precise weight given to each form of assessment will be stated in the module outline provided to students at the start of each taught module, and in the module specifications 84  
    
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 (ii) Candidates for the degree of Master of Business Administration will be required to submit a satisfactory dissertation of 15,000 words on an approved topic.  Qualifications Awarded: To be awarded a master's degree a candidate must: (i) obtain at least 90 credits at 50% or above in the taught modules and no more than 15 credits below 40%; (ii) have satisfactorily completed all coursework requirements in the taught modules; and (iii) achieved a mark of 50% or above in the dissertation.  To be awarded a master's degree with merit a candidate must: (i) obtain at least 90 credits at 60% or more in the taught modules; (ii) achieve a mark of 60% or above for the dissertation; and (iii) have no fail marks  To be awarded a master's degree with distinction a candidate must: (i) obtain at least 90 credits at 70% or above in the taught modules and a mark of 60% or above in the dissertation; or (ii) obtain at least 60 credits at 70% or above in the taught modules and a mark of at least 70% in the dissertation; and (iii) have no fail marks.  Candidates who successfully accumulate 60 credits from the taught modules (ie. all but the dissertation) may be awarded a Postgraduate Certificate of Business Administration.  Candidates who successfully accumulate 120 credits from the taught modules (ie. all but the dissertation) may be awarded a Postgraduate Diploma of Business Administration.  1. A candidate's percentage performance on a given module will be deemed to be the weighted average of their performance across the assessments applied to that module. Each module will be assessed by an assignment and / or a written examination. Where there is more than one piece of assessment for a module, the precise weight given to each form of assessment will be stated in the programme handbook As a general rule it is modules rather than individual pieces of assessment that have to be passed.  2. The number of modules where re-sits or re-submissions are allowed is at the discretion of the exam board. No student shall be reassessed more than once in one module. The mark obtained for resubmitted work or a re-sit is capped at 50%.  3. Candidates will be required to re-submit a failing research proposal. A passing research proposal, either at first or second submission, is required to progress to the dissertation.  4. Both those candidates with only 30 credits at 50% or above and those who have 15 credits or more below 40% in the four foundation segment modules will be identified  85
 
    
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 at the progress board that sits in the second semester and counselled concerning their position. Similarly those candidates with a high proportion of credits at 70% or above will be encouraged by informing them that if they continue to perform at such a level that a degree with distinction could be within their grasp.  5. Candidates who have opted to register for one of the specialisms in their MBA, studied two options approved for that opted specialism, presented a dissertation in that specialism and successfully completed the programme as otherwise specified above may be awarded a named route through the MBA as follows: MBA (Employee Relations) MBA (Finance) MBA (Information Technology Management) MBA (Marketing)  M.Sc. in Business Analysis and Finance Period of Registration: One year full-time or two years part-time. Entry Requirements: Candidates should normally have at least a second-class honours degree in Economics or a related subject from a British University, or its equivalent. Course Aims: The course is designed for Economics and Business Economics graduates who intend to pursue a career in the business sector, and for those already working in business who wish to develop relevant skills. In addition to the opportunity to acquire expertise in general economics and quantitative analysis, the course provides a core of essential material in the fields of business strategy, finance, planning, forecasting and decision-making. Training is provided in the use of computer software for the formulation and solution of business problems. Curriculum: (i) All candidates will take either core module EC7051 Macroeconomics (15 credits) or EC7085 Macroeconomic Theory (15 credits), plus the following core modules: Module Module Title Core/Option Credit Code Rating EC7084 Principles of Finance C 15 EC7052 Quantitative Methods C 15 EC7054 Business Strategy C 15 EC7061 Corporate Finance C 15 EC7071 Economics of Organisation C 15 EC7080 Dissertation C* 60 * Compulsory only for candidates for the degree of Master of Science (ii) Candidates will also take two option modules from the following: Module Module Title Core/Opti Credit Code on Rating  86
 
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EC7058 Applied Microeconometrics EC7059 Applied Macroeconometrics EC7060 Econometrics EC7075 International Money and Finance EC7076 Financial Derivatives EC7079 Financial Econometrics EC7081 The Environment and Sustainable Development EC7082 Industrial Organisation EC7078 Labour Economics EC7077 World Trade and Globalisation EC7083 Topics in Advanced Econometrics * EC7060 may not be chosen if EC7058 is chosen. Assessment: (i) Modules will be assessed by a mixture of continuous assessment (essays and project work) and written examinations. At the beginning of the course students will receive a written document explaining the weights given to each type of assessment in each module. Written examinations will normally take place at the end of the semester in which the module has been studied. (ii) Candidates for the degree of Master of Science will be required to submit a dissertation on an approved topic of not more than 1,500 words. The dissertation will carry a credit rating of 60 credits. Qualifications Awarded: (i) Candidates who accumulate 120 credits and satisfactorily complete the assessment requirements for each taught module will be awarded the Postgraduate Diploma in Business Analysis and Finance. (ii) Candidates who accumulate 180 credits, satisfactorily complete the assessment requirements for each of the modules and submit a satisfactory dissertation will be awarded the degree of Master of Science. Notes: (i) The degree of Master of Science may be awarded with distinction in cases of exceptional merit. (ii) No candidate may be awarded both the Postgraduate Diploma and the Master’s degree.
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Faculty of the Social Sciences M.Sc./Postgraduate Diploma in Criminology Period of Registration: One year full-time or two years part-time. Entry Requirements: Candidatesnormally have at least a second-class honours degree should from a British university or its equivalent, although professional qualifications and experience may be taken into account. Course Aims: To provide students with a detailed knowledge and understanding of the problems of crime in society. The course is historical in scope and uses a variety of social science disciplines and theoretical perspectives to examine the problems of crime, criminal justice, and punishment, in society over time. It focuses on changing perceptions of crime, its explanation, its control, its impact, the processing of offenders and the way in which they are punished. The course also aims to provide students with an understanding of the different methods available for researching the problems of crime, criminal justice and punishment. Curriculum: All candidates will take two core modules plus four option modules (chosen from the following): Module Code Module Title Core/Option Credit Rating PO7004 Understanding Crime C 20 PO7009 Knowledge and Method C 20 PO7010 Comparative Policing Systems O 20 PO7015 Comparative Crime Prevention O 20 PO7023 Contemporary Policing Issues O 20 PO7028 Racism, Crime and Disorder O 20 PO7030 Crime at Work O 20 PO7041 Penology O 20 PO7044 Introduction to Clinical Criminology O 20 PO7045 Dealing with Drug Use O 20 PO7099 Sexual Violence O 20 PO7103 Understanding Social Protest O 20 PO7127 Transnational Crime O 20 POXXX 20 OPsychology and Criminal Justice PO7021 Dissertation C* 60 * Compulsory only for candidates for the degree of Master of Arts. Note: Not all these modules will necessarily be available in any one year. Other options may be taken when available. Assessment: 88