British Prime Ministers Since World War II

University of Glasgow

Course Description

  • Course Name

    British Prime Ministers Since World War II

  • Host University

    University of Glasgow

  • Location

    Glasgow, Scotland

  • Area of Study

    Political Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Scotcat Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    The course is concerned with the role of the British prime minister since 1945 in terms of institutions, policy and personality.
    The course aims the explore the contribution to British politics of Prime Ministers since 1945. The sub-themes of the course are the contributions made in terms of domestic and foreign policy. The development of the office of Prime Minister will be the overarching theme of the course.
    By the end of this programme students will be able to:
    ? demonstrate knowledge of the important policy (domestic and foreign) contributions of British Prime Ministers since 1945
    ? explain and analyse the importance of these contributions to British politics
    ? apply knowledge gained analytically in terms of the development of the office of Prime Minister

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.


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