GEOG30240 Political Geography of European Integration

Academic Year 2023/2024

This module will specifically examine the political geographies stemming from the processes of European integration post 1957. It will investigate the origins of the supranational project, explore its governance arrangements and analyse the ways in which this project has been shaped by internal forces and external demands.

THE MODULE EXPECTS A HIGH LEVEL OF READING. THE EXAMINATION WILL DEMAND THAT YOU DEMONSTRATE THIS. FAILURE TO READ SUBSTANTIALLY WILL MEAN THAT YOU WILL FAIL THE MODULE.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this module students should have:Examined and critiqued the political geographies of the EU;enhanced reading and analytical skills as geographers;developed a deeper understanding of the EU, its member states, and the nature of their interactions.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Specified Learning Activities

12

Autonomous Student Learning

68

Lectures

20

Total

100

Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Lectures and discussion based on readings 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.


Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
 
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Examination: 2 hour 2 hour End of Trimester Exam No Standard conversion grade scale 40% No

67

Multiple Choice Questionnaire: 40 questions related to course content and reading Week 6 n/a Standard conversion grade scale 40% No

33


Carry forward of passed components
No
 
Resit In Terminal Exam
Spring No
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

The assessment is a 100% exam. You will be able to get feedback from the Module convener after the exam has been graded.

Timetabling information is displayed only for guidance purposes, relates to the current Academic Year only and is subject to change.
 
Autumn
     
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12 Tues 10:00 - 11:50