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• To thoroughly familiarise students with cutting edge academic research in the broad area of gender and political institutions.
• Allow students to connect theoretical debates on gender and politics with real-world political issues & policymaking, focusing on comparing different countries.
• Allow students to assess the normative and practical arguments for different methods of increasing women's participation in politics.
• Develop students’ independent research capabilities.
• Enhance students’ writing skills.
• Develop oral presentation skills.
• Enhance teamwork skills.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Autonomous Student Learning||
|Seminar (or Webinar)||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Assignment: Complete the essay preparation worksheet.||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Pass/Fail Grade Scale||No||
|Essay: 3,000 word essay - details on Brightspace||Week 12||n/a||Graded||No||
|Presentation: Group presentation.||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
In line with university regulations feedback will be provided within 20 days of the deadline for submitting the assignment. Further details provided on the course outline and in class.