Politics and International Relations Year Abroad - PO674

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Module delivery information

Location Term Level1 Credits (ECTS)2 Current Convenor3 2020 to 2021
Canterbury
Yearlong 6 120 (60) checkmark-circle

Overview

Students take modules equivalent to 120 Kent credits. At least 75% of the credits must be in the discipline of Politics and International Relations, while up to 25% may be in other disciplines. For students on the BA with a Language, at least 75% of the credits must be in Politics and International Relations and in the target language, while up to 25% may be in other disciplines and/or taught in English. The curriculum will vary depending on the partner institution and the modules chosen.

Details

This module appears in the following module collections.

Contact hours

Learning and teaching methods will vary depending on the partner institution and the modules chosen. Inclusive of independent study, PO624 will require a total of 1,200 hours of study. The different learning and teaching methods will collectively enable students to achieve learning outcomes stated.

Method of assessment

The assessment methods are set by the partner institution and will vary depending on which institution and which modules are chosen. If students pass a module at the partner institution they will be awarded the corresponding credits for that module. Kent will assess PO624 on a pass/fail basis, obtaining the equivalent of 120 Kent credits – as documented by the transcript issued by the partner institution – being required to award a pass.

Indicative reading

Required and recommended reading will be set by the partner institution according to the modules chosen.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the module, students will have:

- acquired the ability to study Politics and IR in a different higher education environment
- acquired the ability to study Politics and IR in a different language (only relevant for the BA with a Language)
- enhanced their command of the target language in a native-speaker setting (only relevant for the BA with a Language)

Notes

  1. Credit level 6. Higher level module usually taken in Stage 3 of an undergraduate degree.
  2. ECTS credits are recognised throughout the EU and allow you to transfer credit easily from one university to another.
  3. The named convenor is the convenor for the current academic session.
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