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MLAC3086 Russian Popular Music in the 20th and 21st centuries

The module offers students an in-depth study of the development of popular music in Russia in the 20th and 21st centuries. The musical styles covered include estrada, jazz, avtorskaia pesnia, rock…

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CULT3014 Video Production Project

This module will apply historical and theoretical investigations of film and television culture to the art and craft of video production. The module will offer students the opportunity to apply their…

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MLAC 3139 Thinking the Revolution: Ideology, Education and Culture in Cuba since 1959

This module seeks to explain the history of revolutionary change in Cuba since 1959, through an examination of its evolving ideology. Adopting both a chronological and a thematic approach, the module…

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CULT2011 Media Identities; Who We Are and How We feel

" This module develops critical modes of attention to the mediation of identity. On our screens and in our headphones we shape and re-shape our selves. Media do not reflect identities but play…

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MLAC3121 Contemporary Representation of Travel

This module will study the different ways travel has been used and represented in contemporary French and Francophone texts, arts and films. From tourism to exploration, from exile to migration, from…

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MLAC2113 Reason and its Rivals

The aim of this module is to examine a selection of theoretical approaches to modernity, beginning with Kant’s assertion of individual reason as the founding stone of enlightened social…

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CULT4033 Audiences and Consumption

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MLAC2057 Serbian Croatian Beginners I

This module will develop your knowledge of the Serbian/Croatian language and your ability to understand and communicate information in Serbian/Croatian in the A2/B1 range of the Common European…

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MLAC3066 Brotherhood and Unity

The module offers a detailed study of selected films taken from the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and its successor states, and their interaction with historical, social and political…

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MLAC2065 Introduction to Literary Translation

This module explores theoretical approaches and practical problems in literary translation. The module aims to give students an improved critical understanding of the linguistic and cultural…

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MLAC1164 Mandarin Chinese for Beginners

This module will develop your knowledge of Chinese phonetics, grammar and vocabulary and your ability to understand and communicate information, orally and in writing using Chinese characters, to…

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MLAC1167 Culture and Society of Contemporary China

In this module we will look at the social and cultural changes that have taken place in China, since 1979. The module will begin by setting out the programme of economic reform, introduced by Deng…

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HART2043 Black Art in a White Context; Display, Critique and the 'Other'

This module explores the work of Black visual artists, displayed or produced in Europe and America. It begins by considering Victorian attitudes towards African objects and culture, before exploring…

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LIBA2003 Nottingham Futures

This module focuses on applied knowledge for Natural Science and Liberal Arts students as it asks students to engage with the research undertaken at the University of Nottingham and use it to address…

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LIBA3002 Synoptic Module

The synoptic module gives students the opportunity to take part in a piece of interdisciplinary project work. The module will explore the interface between science, engineering, social science and…

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CULT3031 Self, Sign and Society

This module equips students with the theoretical tools needed to explore how social identity is both asserted and challenged through the deployment of signs broadly conceived. 'Sign' is…

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CULT3033 Gender, Sexuality and Media

This module examines the politics of gender and sexuality in media and popular culture. It offers advanced inquiry into the intersectional fields of feminism, queer theory, and media and cultural…

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CULT3042 Development and Production

The module aims to develop student understanding and knowledge of the processes and people involved in the production of film, television and screen products today. It will do so by mapping out: a)…

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LIBA3004 The Body: Thinking and Feeling

On this module, students will explore the traditions of thought that surround the operations and abilities of the human body and expose these traditions to critical reflection, as we challenge the…

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CULT2010 Understanding Cultural Industries

This module explores the complex way that cultural industries function, examining a series of dynamics that help us understand how media texts take the form they do. Specifically, it asks how modes…

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MLAC3182 Mandarin Chinese for the Advanced Level

Now that you have gained solid Mandarin language skills, we'll push you to develop these skills to a more sophisticated level. Not only will you continue to improve your understanding of the…

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MLAC3184 China in the Media

After assuming his role as General Secretary of China's Communist Party and the President of China in 2013, Xi Jinping stated in a meeting on propaganda and ideology that the task ahead was to…

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MLAC3152 Translation Project

Students will carry out an extended translation project (translation plus commentary), applying their knowledge of translation theory and their practical translation skills gained during years 1 and…

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AMCS3025 U.S. Foreign Policy 1989-Present

This module examines the making of US foreign policy in the post-Cold War period, from the end of the Cold War to the present. It examines the grand historical narratives of American international…

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AMCS2051 American Violence: a History

This module seeks to analyse the patterns and prevalence of violence in the USA. It will consider theories such as its origins in frontier settler societies and this may allow comparative study of…

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AMCS2038 America's Borders: Culture at the Limits

This module offers a hemispheric approach to North America by focusing on the history and culture of two significant borderlands regions, the Canada-US border and the Mexico-US border, as well as…

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AMCS2007 Immigration and Ethnicity in the United States Since 1870

This course examines the history of immigration to the United States from Europe, Asia, and Latin America. It traces the making and remaking of immigrant communities, cultures, and identities from…

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AMCS3068 North American Film Adaptations

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Geophysics and Geological Mapping (GEOG3033)

An introduction from Richard Field to the third-year module 'Geophysics and Geological Mapping'.

From  Gabrielle Beckley on July 20th, 2020 0 likes 81 plays 0  

Geological Hazards and Resources (GEOG3035) NEW

An introduction from Richard Field to the third-year module 'Geological Hazards and Resources'.

From  Gabrielle Beckley on July 20th, 2020 0 likes 199 plays 0  

Environment, Development and Livelihoods (GEOG3011) NEW

An introduction from Sarah Jewitt to the third-year module 'Environment, Development and Livelihoods'.

From  Gabrielle Beckley on July 16th, 2020 0 likes 423 plays 0  

Techniques in Physical Geography (GEOG2003)

An introduction from Suzanne McGowan to the second-year module 'Techniques in Physical Geography'.

From  Gabrielle Beckley on July 16th, 2020 0 likes 89 plays 0  

Geographies of Fashion and Food (GEOG3018) NEW

An introduction from Louise Crewe to the third-year module 'Geographies of Fashion and Food'.

From  Gabrielle Beckley on July 16th, 2020 0 likes 336 plays 0  

Techniques in Human Geography (GEOG2004, GEOG2012) NEW

An introduction from Robert Hearn to the second-year module 'Techniques in Human Geography'.

From  Gabrielle Beckley on July 15th, 2020 0 likes 70 plays 0  

Environmental Change (GEOL2001) for 2020-21

An introduction from Sarah Metcalfe to the second-year module 'Environmental Change', for use for the 2020/21 academic year.

From  Gabrielle Beckley on July 15th, 2020 0 likes 284 plays 0  

Urban Geography (GEOG2034) for 2020/21

An introduction from Andrew Greenhalgh-Cook to the second year module 'Urban Geography', edited for 2020/21

From  Gabrielle Beckley on July 14th, 2020 0 likes 297 plays 0  

GEOG3007 European Urban Geographies

An introduction from Jake Hodder to the third year module 'European Urban Geographies'

From  Gabrielle Beckley on July 13th, 2020 0 likes 364 plays 0  

GEOG2034 Urban Geography

An introduction from Andrew Greenhalgh-Cook to the second year module 'Urban Geography', edited for 2020/21

From  Gabrielle Beckley on July 13th, 2020 0 likes 9 plays 0  

GEOG2003 / GEOG2012 Techniques in Physical Geography

An introduction from Matthew Jones to the second year module 'Techniques in Physical Geography', edited for 2020/21

From  Gabrielle Beckley on July 13th, 2020 0 likes 5 plays 0  

GEOG3013 The Cultural Geography of English Landscape

An introduction from David Matless to the third year module 'The Cultural Geography of English Landscape', edited for 2020/21

From  Gabrielle Beckley on July 13th, 2020 0 likes 172 plays 0  

GEOG2014 Spatial Decision Making

An introduction from Liam Clark to the second year module 'Spatial Decision Making'

From  Gabrielle Beckley on July 13th, 2020 0 likes 247 plays 0  

GEOG2013 Rural Environmental Geography

An introduction from Susanne Seymour to the second year module 'Rural Environmental Geography', edited for 2020/21

From  Gabrielle Beckley on July 13th, 2020 0 likes 238 plays 0  

GEOG2008 River Processes and Dynamics

Providing you with the foundational knowledge of river processes and dynamics is the ultimate aim of this 20 credit module. We will explore the processes that operate in rivers and the controls on…

From  Gabrielle Beckley on July 13th, 2020 0 likes 203 plays 0  

GEOL3001 Quaternary Environments

An introduction from Sarah Metcalfe to the third year module 'Quaternary Environments'

From  Gabrielle Beckley on July 13th, 2020 0 likes 85 plays 0  

GEOL1001 Physical Landscapes of Britain

An introduction from Matthew Jones to the first year module 'Physical Landscapes of Britain', edited for 2020/21

From  Gabrielle Beckley on July 13th, 2020 0 likes 150 plays 0  

GEOG3059 Health Geographies

An introduction from Stephanie Coen to the third year module 'Health Geographies'

From  Gabrielle Beckley on July 13th, 2020 0 likes 349 plays 0  

GEOG2072 Political Geography

An introduction from Jake Hodder to the second year module 'Political Geography'

From  Gabrielle Beckley on July 13th, 2020 0 likes 300 plays 0  

GEOG3022 Geospatial Technologies: Mobile, Augmented and Virtual

An introduction from Gary Priestnall to the third year module 'Geospatial Technologies: Mobile, Augmented and Virtual'

From  Gabrielle Beckley on July 13th, 2020 0 likes 170 plays 0  

GEOL3002 / GEOL4005 / GEOL4006 Global Climate Change

An introduction from Simon Gosling to the third year module 'Global Climate Change'

From  Gabrielle Beckley on July 13th, 2020 0 likes 160 plays 0  

GEOG3017 Geographies of Violence

An introduction from Isla Forsyth to the third year module 'Geographies of Violence'

From  Gabrielle Beckley on July 13th, 2020 0 likes 456 plays 0  

GEOG2021 Earth Observation

An introduction from Giles Foody to the second year module 'Earth Observation'

From  Gabrielle Beckley on July 13th, 2020 0 likes 252 plays 0  

GEOG3057 Emerging Challenges in Biogeography

An introduction from Franziska Schrodt to the third year module 'Emerging Challenges in Biogeography'

From  Gabrielle Beckley on July 13th, 2020 0 likes 163 plays 0  

GEOG3028 Environmental Modelling

An introduction from Simon Gosling to the third year module 'Environmental Modelling'

From  Gabrielle Beckley on July 13th, 2020 0 likes 220 plays 0  

GEOG3015 Freshwater Management

The module aims to provide an overview of global and UK management - past, current and potential future developments and incorporating geomorphological, hydrological, ecological and social aspects of…

From  Gabrielle Beckley on July 13th, 2020 0 likes 242 plays 0  

GEOG3004 Dissertation

An introduction to the third year module 'Dissertation'

From  Gabrielle Beckley on July 13th, 2020 0 likes 137 plays 0  

GEOG2017 Cultural and Historical Geography

An introduction from Stephen Legg to the second year module 'Cultural and Historical Geography'

From  Gabrielle Beckley on July 13th, 2020 0 likes 183 plays 0  

GEOL1002 Earth and Environmental Dynamics

An introduction to the first year module 'Earth and Environmental Dynamics'

From  Gabrielle Beckley on July 13th, 2020 0 likes 36 plays 0  

GEOG2031 Dissertation Preparation

An introduction to the second year module 'Dissertation Preparation'

From  Gabrielle Beckley on July 13th, 2020 0 likes 87 plays 0  

CULT3034 Public Cultures: Protest, Participation and Power

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From  Sarah Woodcock on June 22nd, 2020 0 likes 46 plays 0  

MLAC2183 Introduction to Contemporary Science Fiction

From the turn of the last century with Jules Vernes, to more contemporary authors (Vonarburg) this module will analyse why it is that this literary genre is often considered as a subculture. From the…

From  Sarah Woodcock on June 22nd, 2020 0 likes 57 plays 0  

MLAC2133 The Life and Demise of the GDR

This module investigates social developments in GDR society over four decades of communist rule and social changes in Eastern Germany after the demise of the GDR. Students will be introduced to the…

From  Sarah Woodcock on June 22nd, 2020 0 likes 63 plays 0  

CULT2010 Understanding the Cultural Industries.

We tend to think of films and television programmes in aesthetic and artistic terms: the ways in which media texts may tell us stories or inform us about the world. However, films, television…

From  Sarah Woodcock on June 22nd, 2020 0 likes 15 plays 0  

CULT 3038 Global Cinema

This module investigates cinema in global context, using critical and theoretical models surrounding global production, film texts, distribution and reception. Addressing ways films have been made…

From  Sarah Woodcock on June 22nd, 2020 0 likes 32 plays 0  

MLAC3115 Twentieth Century German Theatre: From Avantgarde to Virtual World

This module looks at how German-language theatre has responded to the challenge of new forms of media in the course of the twentieth century and at the beginning of the twenty-first century. We will…

From  Sarah Woodcock on June 22nd, 2020 0 likes 28 plays 0  

CULT2021 Political Communication, Public Relations and Propaganda

This module looks at political communication in a broad sense: not only institutional and procedural politics and formal structures of power, but also promotional cultures, the politics of dissent…

From  Sarah Woodcock on June 22nd, 2020 0 likes 12 plays 0  

GEOG3018 Geography of Fashion and Food

An introduction by Louise Crewe to the third year module 'Geography of Fashion and Food'

From  Gabrielle Beckley on May 15th, 2020 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Research Tutorial (GEOG2030)

An introduction from David Beckingham to the second year module 'Research Tutorial'.

From  Gabrielle Beckley on April 20th, 2020 0 likes 115 plays 0  

Patterns of Life (GEOG2009)

An introduction from Adam Algar to the second year module 'Patterns of Life'.

From  Gabrielle Beckley on April 20th, 2020 0 likes 279 plays 0  

Economic Geography (GEOG2016)

An introduction from Nick Clare to the second year module 'Economic Geography'.

From  Gabrielle Beckley on April 20th, 2020 0 likes 259 plays 0  

Exploring Place (GEOG1017)

An introduction from David Matless to the first year module 'Exploring Place'.

From  Gabrielle Beckley on April 19th, 2020 0 likes 126 plays 0  

On Earth and Life (GEOG1014)

An introduction from Richard Field to the first year module 'On Earth and Life'.

From  Gabrielle Beckley on April 19th, 2020 0 likes 101 plays 0  

Globalisation: Economy, Space and Power (GEOG1018)

An introduction from Thom Davies to the first year module 'Globalisation'.

From  Gabrielle Beckley on April 19th, 2020 0 likes 99 plays 0  

Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GEOG1010)

An introduction from Gary Preistnall to the first year module 'Introduction to Geographic Information Systems'.

From  Gabrielle Beckley on April 19th, 2020 0 likes 56 plays 0  

Exploring Human Geography (GEOG1008)

The module provides you with introductory knowledge about current issues in human geography. It critically examines the complex relations between people and places through key themes and concepts in…

From  Gabrielle Beckley on April 19th, 2020 0 likes 64 plays 0  

Interpreting Geographical Data (GEOG1004)

This module provides the basic statistical concepts and techniques required for the study of geography. spreadsheets and statistical packages introduction to statistical concepts descriptive…

From  Gabrielle Beckley on April 17th, 2020 0 likes 47 plays 0  

Tutorial (GEOG1005)

Small group tutorials in both the autumn and spring semesters in which emphasis will be placed on discussion, essay writing and seminar presentations which will be based on topics in the qualifying…

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Sarah Speight on Module Intro Videos

Sarah Speight is asked her opinion on module intro videos (aka Module In A Minute).

From  Sarah Woodcock on March 11th, 2020 0 likes 81 plays 0  

AMCS3067 The Special Relationship, Spit and Slavery: Britain and the US 1776-1877

This module encourages students to reassess the Anglo-American relationship during an era of major upheaval in both nations (1776-1877). Taking students from the American Revolution through to the…

From  Sarah Woodcock on March 3rd, 2020 0 likes 89 plays 0  

AMCS2055 Key Texts in American Social and Political Thought

This module will analyse key texts in the history of American political and social thought, from the colonial period to the present. Students will be introduced to debates over such issues as…

From  Sarah Woodcock on March 3rd, 2020 0 likes 88 plays 0  

LIBA2001 Objects: Design and Communication

In this module students will explore how objects have altered our habits, values and identities in the modern era. We live in a world defined by objects, we buy, we collect, we make and we recycle…

From  Sarah Woodcock on March 3rd, 2020 0 likes 21 plays 0  

AMCS3053 American Madness: Mental Illness in History and Culture

This module will provide a historical survey of perceptions and experiences of mental illness in the United States from c.1870 to the present, engaging with such categories as melancholia, hysteria,…

From  Sarah Woodcock on March 3rd, 2020 0 likes 109 plays 0  

CULT3018 Screen Encounters: Audiences and Engagement

This module will explore the multiple relationships that audiences (as viewers, users and players) have with screen media (film, television, gaming and digital media) and the relationship between…

From  Sarah Woodcock on March 3rd, 2020 0 likes 32 plays 0  

MLAC2158 Contemporary Translation Studies

This module introduces students to the theories which have developed over the past forty or fifty years in the field of Translation Studies, such as equivalence and domestication/foreignisation, and…

From  Sarah Woodcock on March 3rd, 2020 0 likes 134 plays 0  

AMCS1001 Race, Power, Money and the Making of North America 1607-1900

This module will provide a broad introduction to North American history from Europen colonization to the end of nineteenth century. This is seen as a `core' module, which will give a grounding…

From  Sarah Woodcock on March 3rd, 2020 0 likes 31 plays 0  

LIBA1001 Explorations: Space and Place

On this module we will examine interdisciplinary approaches to ideas of space and place. Thinking about these two mutually-informed concepts, this module will enable students to develop an…

From  Sarah Woodcock on March 3rd, 2020 0 likes 12 plays 0  

AMCS3069 American Magazine Culture: Journalism, Advertising and Fiction from Independence to the Internet Age

The magazine has been one of the most accessible and one of the most influential cultural forms in America since the mid-18th century. From the wide-ranging political and literary magazines of this…

From  Sarah Woodcock on March 3rd, 2020 0 likes 27 plays 0  

MLAC2137 Translation Portfolio

Students will be required to build up a portfolio of translations of different text types, such as technical, scientific, promotional, academic, or journalistic texts. Through the practices of…

From  Sarah Woodcock on March 3rd, 2020 0 likes 16 plays 0  

MLAC3134 Business & Society in Spain ESP

The main themes this module (that is taught in Spanish) addresses include the economic legacy of dictatorship, Spanish business’ response to globalisation, and the relationship between the…

From  Sarah Woodcock on June 9th, 2019 0 likes 151 plays 0  

MLAC3134 Business & Society in Spain ENG

The main themes this module (that is taught in Spanish) addresses include the economic legacy of dictatorship, Spanish business’ response to globalisation, and the relationship between the…

From  Sarah Woodcock on June 9th, 2019 0 likes 162 plays 0  

MLAC2053 French New Wave Cinema

This module involves close study of four films from the pathbreaking post-war movement in French film, the New Wave. As well as learning the techniques of film study, students are encouraged to…

From  Sarah Woodcock on June 8th, 2019 0 likes 40 plays 0  

MLAC2054 Serbian and Croatian Literature

This module explores the extraordinary destinies and thought-provoking works of the writers from former Yugoslavia from the First World War to the Second World War and the Holocaust to the Yugoslav…

From  Sarah Woodcock on June 8th, 2019 0 likes 12 plays 0  

MLAC2051 Media in Russia

If you want to improve your language as well as your general knowledge about Russia and what it means to be Russian – choose this module. You will learn about advertising, social media, TV and…

From  Sarah Woodcock on June 8th, 2019 0 likes 74 plays 0  

CULT3041 Working in the Cultural Industries

The cultural and creative industries are at the forefront of government strategies across the world for developing post-industrial economies, are seen as exciting places to work, and regularly…

From  Sarah Woodcock on June 8th, 2019 0 likes 24 plays 0  

MLAC1155 The Clash of Empires

This module embarks on an exciting journey through space and time to explore the great empires which clashed over a small but important corner of Europe: the Balkan peninsula.

From  Sarah Woodcock on June 8th, 2019 0 likes 46 plays 0  

MLAC3162 German Colonialism: History, Memory, Literature

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MLAC3145 Translation and Linguistic Exchange

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MLAC3165 Individual & Society

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MLAC3163 Citizenship, Ethnicity and National Identity in Post-War France

From  Sarah Woodcock on June 7th, 2019 0 likes 177 plays 0  

MLAC3157 Subtitling and Dubbing from French into English

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MLAC3158 Language Contact & French

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