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PI 3062 / PI 3562
PI 3552 POLITICAL PARTIES IN BRITAIN
CREDIT POINTS 30

Course Co-ordinator: Dr L Bennie

Pre-requisite(s): Available to students in Programme Year 3 and above who have achieved 75 credit points from level 1 and 2 Politics & International Relations courses.

Note(s): This course will be available in the second half-session of 2012/13 as PI 3562.

The course involves a detailed examination of British Parties, with a focus on:
Party philosophy;
Party policies;
Power and organisation;
Voting, elections and campaigns.

One lecture and 1 two-hour seminar per week.

1st Attempt: One 3,500 word essay (40%) and a three-hour exam (60%).

1 three-hour examination (60%). In-course grades will be carried forward unless the student opts to resubmit course work (40%).