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Advanced time series economics

Advanced time series economics

As taught throughout 2011 ‘Advanced Time Series Economics’ Module Guide Module Code: L13621 Total Credits: 15 Offering School: Economics Suitable for study at: undergraduate Level Prerequisites: L12320 Econometrics I and L12420 Econometrics II. The content presented here provides information to prospective students on module L13621 –...   More

Approaches to political studies

Approaches to political studies

This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught Autumn Semester 2010. This module introduces students to alternative theoretical approaches to the study of political phenomena. We consider the different forms of analysing, explaining, and understanding politics associated with approaches such as be...   More

Art and war

Art and war

This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught Autumn Semester 2010. This module will focus on the treatment of war or the representation of war in art broadly conceived: war stories, war photography, war paintings, war films, war music, even war architecture - war memorials and war museums. It wil...   More

Back-bench rebels

Back-bench rebels

Philip Cowley, Reader in the University’s School of Politics and International Relations, was recently nominated for the Times Higher young researcher of the year award. In this podcast, Philip discusses his research into back bench rebellions within the British parliament. Philip describes his research as practical politics, linking academic ...   More

British public policy

British public policy

This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught Autumn Semester 2010/2011. The aim of this module is to analyse and explain the changing nature of policy-making in contemporary Britain, with particular emphasis on the period since 1979. Specifically, the module examines the impact of new forms of '...   More

Career skills in economics

Career skills in economics

This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009 Careers skills is a compulsory module for all Year 2 Economics students. It is not available to students from outside the School. It is one of a number of modules that make up the Nottingham Advantage Award. The Nottingham Adva...   More

Challenging reality

Challenging reality

A behind the scenes interview with Professor Christopher Barnatt, Director and Producer of a new TV documentary on what we perceive to be real, and what, if any, future lies ahead for us. The TV documentary was televised in April 2009 and was based on a book written by Professor Christopher Barnatt in 1997, also entitled Challenging Reality,...   More

Conservation and biodiversity

Conservation and biodiversity

Dr. Richard Field research interests lie in conservation, biodiversity and the forces that structure ecological communities. In this podcast, Dr Field from the School of Geography compares and contrasts his experiences as a researcher in national parks in Honduras and Indonesia, and the different types of ecological communities he has studied...   More

Consumer law

Consumer law

This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009/10 This module looks at the role of the law in regulating business in the interests of consumers. Suitable for: Second and final year undergraduates Professor P.R Cartwright, School of Law Peter Cartwright has been Professor...   More

Copyright

Copyright

In using copyright works (e.g. journals or newspaper articles, books, photographs, music) for study or research you are expected to observe certain legal and ethical constraints. In particular, you are bound to abide by the law of copyright. This resource helps you to see how copyright could affect the way you study, research and work while a...   More

Designing political enquiry

Designing political enquiry

As taught Spring Semester 2011. The module is designed to allow students to develop a critical understanding of the methodological issues involved in designing and undertaking research in the discipline of politics and international relations and to strengthen their ability to read and evaluate political science literature more generally. The...   More

Doing the right thing : corporate social responsibility in a global marketplace

Doing the right thing : corporate social responsibility in a global marketplace

Globalisation, mass consumer awareness and public accountability are all factors in persuading companies to adopt ethical policies. As companies become more accountable not only for their own actions but for those within their supply chain, they have to adapt to ensure success within the context of the global society they operate in. Profess...   More

Econometric theory

Econometric theory

As taught Autumn 2011 ‘Econometric Theory’ Module Guide Module Code: L14003 Total Credits: 15 Offering School: Economics Suitable for study at: postgraduate Level The content presented here provides information for prospective students on module L14003 – ‘Econometric Theory’, offered by the School of Economics, University of Nottingham....   More

Education - eChina UK Project

Education - eChina UK Project

BNU / BFSU case study - Visual Learning - This case study outlines the two eELT training projects that the University of Nottingham developed, in collaboration with Beijing Normal University and Beijing Foreign Studies University. This case study outlines the two eELT training projects that the University of Nottingham developed, in collabora...   More

Fictionalised politics: how politics and politicians are represented in the US and the UK

Fictionalised politics: how politics and politicians are represented in the US and the UK

This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught Autumn Semester 2010/2011. This module assesses changing attitudes to representative politics in the US and UK, specifically political parties and those who lead them, through their representation in films, plays and novels since the C19th. How form...   More

Financial economics

Financial economics

As taught Spring 2011 ‘Financial Economics’ Module Guide Module Code: L14048 Total Credits: 15 Offering School: Economics Suitable for study at: postgraduate Level The content presented here provides information for prospective students on module L14048 – ‘Financial Economics’, offered by the School of Economics, University of Nottingha...   More

Flu pandemic : how prepared are we?

Flu pandemic : how prepared are we?

In this podcast Professor Robert Dingwall, Director of the 'Institute of Science and Society' at the University of Nottingham, and a member of the UK government’s Department of Heath committee on the ethical aspects of pandemic influenza, discusses the causes and potential impact of a flu pandemic on the UK. In particular, examinin...   More

Foundations for politics

Foundations for politics

This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught Autumn Semester 2010/2011. This module introduces students to the intellectual and practical skills they will need for the successful study of politics. Module Code: M11014 Suitable for study at: Undergraduate level 1 Credits:10 Professor P...   More

Foundations in evidence based practice

Foundations in evidence based practice

This is a module framework. It can be viewed online for downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Spring Semester 2010. This module is taught on the Diploma/BSc in Nursing and covers an introduction to evidence-based practice; the nature of evidence; an introduction to the research process; reflective thinking and writing; portfolio developmen...   More

Global citizenship, cross-cultural communication and engagement with Chinese society

Global citizenship, cross-cultural communication and engagement with Chinese society

This module is designed for students to learn about citizenship and civil society in the context of globalisation and China’s rise, and to develop their knowledge, skills, awareness and leadership working with Chinese society. The above aims are addressed through a series of seminars together with group discussion and interaction with experts,...   More

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