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Undergraduate | MAQ-POIX2580 | 2024

Political Violence

Course information for 2024 intake

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Study method
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Entry requirements
Prior study needed
18 weeks

Start dates

  • 22 July 2024
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Political Violence

About this subject

  • On successful completion of this subject, you will be able to

    1. Acquire knowledge and understanding about varieties of political violence, including relevant concepts, actors, theoretical perspectives, processes and contexts.
    2. Develop abilities to conduct independent research and deploy appropriate sources in a scholarly way.
    3. Build capacity to apply critical evaluation and debating skills, and enhance presentation in written forms.
    4. Develop a more extensive knowledge of particular sub-themes.
    5. Understand the importance of organisation and time management of workloads, and student responsibilities in this area.

Entry requirements

Prior study

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:


Pre-requisite: 40cp at 1000 level or above OR (10cp in POL or POIR or POIX units)
NCCW (2020 and onwards) POIR2580 Political Violence

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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What to study next?

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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