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A105 Voices, texts and material culture

February & October (last presentation 2020)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Dickens, C.: Flint, K. (ed) Hard Times 9780141439679 Penguin £6.99

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A200 Exploring history: medieval to modern 1400-1900

October (last presentation 2018)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Gibbons, R. (ed) Exploring History 1400-1900: An Anthology of Primary Sources 9780719075889 Manchester University Press £14.99
Wallace, P.G. (ed) The Long European Reformation: Religion, Political Conflict and the Search for Conformity 1350-1750 (2nd edn) 9780230574830 Palgrave Macmillan £21.99

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A207 From Enlightenment to Romanticism c.1780-1830

October (last presentation 2015)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Donnachie, I. & Lavin, C. (eds) From Enlightenment to Romanticism Anthology I 9780719066719 Manchester University Press £14.99
Goethe Faust 9781870259118 Oberon Books £9.99
Lavin, C. & Donnachie, I. (eds) From Enlightenment to Romanticism Anthology II 9780719066733 Manchester University Press £14.99
Park, M. Travels in the Interior of Africa 9781840226010 Wordsworth Editions £3.99

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A217 Introducing religions

October (last presentation 2016)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Keown, D. Buddhism: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn) 9780199663835 Oxford University Press £7.99
Knott, K. Hinduism: A Very Short Introduction 9780192853875 Oxford University Press £7.99
A 2nd edition of this book is due to be published in February 2016. Please ensure you purchase the 1st edition for October 2015 presentation.
Nesbitt, E. Sikhism: A Very Short Introduction 9780192806017 Oxford University Press £7.99
A 2nd edition of this book is due to be published in April 2016. Please ensure you purchase the 1st edition for October 2015 presentation.
Ruthven, M. Islam: A Very Short Introduction 9780199642878 Oxford University Press £7.99
Solomon, N. Judaism: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn) * 9780199687350 Oxford University Press £7.99
* Set book for October 2015 presentation onwards.

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A218 Medicine and society in Europe 1500-1930

October (last presentation 2015)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Brunton, D. (ed) Health, Disease and Society in Europe, 1800-1930: A Source Book 9780719067396 Manchester University Press £16.99
Elmer, P. & Grell, O. (eds) Health, Disease and Society in Europe, 1500-1800: A Source Book 9780719067372 Manchester University Press £16.99
Porter, R. The Greatest Benefit to Mankind 9780006374541 Fontana Press £25.00

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A219 Exploring the classical world

October (last presentation 2017)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Beard, M. & Crawford, M. Rome in the Late Republic 9780715629284 Duckworth £15.99
Hornblower, S. & Spawforth, A. (eds) The Oxford Companion to Classical Civilization 9780198706779 Oxford University Press £40.00
The previous edition of this book is also acceptable.
Lattimore, R. (trans.) The Odyssey of Homer 9780061244186 Harper Collins USA £8.99
Pomeroy, S.B., et al. (ed) A Brief History of Ancient Greece: Politics, Society, and Culture (International 3rd edn) 9780199981564 Oxford University Press £32.99
Previous editions of this book are also acceptable.
Radice, B. (trans.) The Letters of the Younger Pliny 9780140441277 Penguin £9.99

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A222 Exploring philosophy

October (last presentation 2022)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Cottingham, J.G. Western Philosophy: An Anthology (2nd edn) 9781405124782 Wiley-Blackwell £24.99

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A224 Inside music

October (last presentation 2022)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Mozart, W.A. Piano Concerto no. 24 in C minor KV 491 - study score (ISMN: 9790006200511)   Baerenreiter £10.00
This score is available from specialist music shops.

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A226 Exploring art and visual culture

October (last presentation 2023)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Lymberopolou, A., Bracewell-Homer, P. & Robinson, J. (eds) Art & Visual Culture: A Reader 9781849760485 Tate Publishing £18.99

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A230 Reading and studying literature

October (last presentation 2022)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Behn, A.: Todd, J. (ed) Oroonoko 9780140439885 Penguin £7.99
Bronte, E. Wuthering Heights 9780199541898 Oxford World's Classics £6.99
Conan Doyle, A.: Towheed, S. (ed) The Sign of Four 9781551118376 Broadview Press £7.50
Friel, B. Dancing at Lughnasa 9780571144792 Faber and Faber £9.99
Fritz Lang (Director) Metropolis (Master of Cinema) DVD (Nov 2010)   Master of Cinema £22.99
The DVD will be available at a discount from internet retailers by searching on www.find-dvd.co.uk or high street retailers.
Joyce, J.: Brown, T. (ed) Dubliners 9780141182452 Penguin £7.99
Sebald, W.G. The Emigrants 9780099448884 Vintage £8.99
Selvon, S. The Lonely Londoners 9780141188416 Penguin £8.99
Shakespeare, W.: Neill, M. (ed) Othello 9780199535873 Oxford World's Classics £7.99
Voltaire: Cuffe, T. (ed) Candide, or Optimism 9780140455106 Penguin £5.99
Webster, J.: Kendall, M. (ed) The Duchess of Malfi 9780582817791 Longman £7.99

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A275 Reading classical Greek: language and literature

October (last presentation 2020)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Aristophanes: Sommerstein, A.H. (trans.) Clouds 9780856682100 Aris & Phillips £19.99
Euripides: Harrison, J. (ed) Medea 9780521644792 Cambridge University Press £7.95
Osborne, R. (ed) The World of Athens: An Introduction to Classical Athenian Culture (2nd edn) 9780521698535 Cambridge University Press £23.99
Plato: Gallop, D. (trans.) Defence of Socrates, Euthyphro, and Crito 9780199540501 Oxford World's Classics £6.99

Note: You need to purchase the specified editions of the set books. The module materials make close reference to these editions and include other information which you are required to read as part of your studies.

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A276 Classical Latin: the language of ancient Rome

October (last presentation 2026)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Livy: Warrior, V.M. (trans.) The History of Rome Books 1-5 9780872207233 Hackett Publishing Company £10.99
Virgil: West, D. (trans.) The Aeneid 9780140449327 Penguin £10.99

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A300 20th century literature: texts and debates

October (last presentation 2016)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Barker, P. The Ghost Road 9780141030951 Penguin £8.99
Beckett, S. Waiting for Godot 9780573040085 Samuel French £9.50
Brecht, B.: Willett, J. (trans.) Life of Galileo 9780413577801 Methuen £9.99
Chekov, A. Five Plays: Ivanov, The Seagull, Uncle Vanya, Three Sisters, The Cherry Orchard 9780199536696 Oxford World's Classics £7.99
Dick, P.K. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? 9780575094185 SF Masterworks £8.99
Du Maurier, D. Rebecca 9781844080380 Virago Press £8.99
Eliot, T.S. Prufrock and Other Observations 9780571207206 Faber and Faber £6.99
Gibbon, L.G. Sunset Song 9781841957562 Canongate Books £8.99
Ginsberg, A. Howl and Other Poems 9780872860179 City Lights Books £5.99
Gupta, S. & Johnson, D. (eds) A Twentieth-Century Literature Reader: Texts and Debates 9780415351713 Routledge £24.99
Gurnah, A. Paradise 9780747573999 Bloomsbury £8.99
This book is Print on Demand, please allow at least 7 weeks for receipt following order.
Heaney, S. New Selected Poems, 1966-1987 9780571143726 Faber and Faber £13.99
Mansfield, K. Selected Stories 9780199537358 Oxford World's Classics £7.99
Puig, M. Kiss of the Spider Woman 9780099342007 Vintage £8.99
Skelton, R. (ed) Poetry of the Thirties 9780141184579 Penguin £9.99
Woolf, V. Orlando: A Biography 9780199650736 Oxford World's Classics £7.99
Students can also use the previous edition of this book - ISBN 9780199536597.

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A327 Europe 1914-1989: war, peace, modernity

October (last presentation 2024)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Mazower, M. Dark Continent: Europe's Twentieth Century 9780140241594 Penguin £12.99

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A330 Myth in the Greek and Roman worlds

October (last presentation 2021)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Euripides: Rutherford, R. (Intro) Davie, J. (trans.) Medea and Other Plays (Alcestis, Medea, The Children of Heracles and Hippolytus) 9780140449297 Penguin £8.99
Grimal, P.: Kershaw, S. (ed.) & Maxwell-Hyslop, A. (trans.) The Penguin Dictionary of Classical Mythology 9780140512359 Penguin £12.99
Morford, M.P.O. & Lenardon, R.J. Classical Mythology (International 10th edn) 9780199997398 Oxford University Press £39.99
Students can also use the 9th International edition (ISBN 9780199768981) for October 2014 presentation.
Ovid: Feeney, D. (Intro) & Raeburn, D. (trans.) Metamorphoses 9780140447897 Penguin £8.99

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A334 English Literature from Shakespeare to Austen

October (last presentation 2026)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Austen, J. Pride and Prejudice 9780199535569 Oxford World's Classics £6.99
Austen, J. Persuasion 9780199535552 Oxford World's Classics £6.99
Daniell, D. (ed) The Arden Shakespeare Julius Caesar 9781903436219 Methuen £8.99
Kyd, T.: Gurr, A. & Mylryne, J.R. (eds) The Spanish Tragedy (New Mermaids) 9781408114216 Methuen £8.99
Mack, R.L. (ed) Arabian Nights' Entertainments 9780199555871 Oxford World's Classics £13.99
Rousseau, J.-J.: Coleman, P. (ed) Confessions 9780199540037 Oxford World's Classics £11.99
Shakespeare, W.: Hattaway, M. (ed) As You Like It 9780521732505 Cambridge University Press £8.99
Slater, M. (ed) The Misanthrope, Tartuffe and Other Plays 9780199540181 Oxford World's Classics £9.99
Swift, J.: Rivero, A.J. (ed) Gulliver's Travels 9780393957242 Norton £6.95
Thompson, A. & Taylor, N. (eds) The Arden Shakespeare Hamlet 9781904271338 Methuen £8.99
Wortley Montagu, Lady Mary: Heffernan, T. & O'Quinn, D. (eds) The Turkish Embassy Letters 9781554810420 Broadview Press £14.95
Wycherley, W.: Stern, T. (ed) The Country Wife (New Mermaids) 9781408179895 Methuen £9.99

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A340 The Roman Empire

October (last presentation 2026)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Radice, B. (trans.) The Letters of the Younger Pliny 9780140441277 Penguin £9.99
Tacitus: Mattingly, H. (trans.) Agricola and Germania 9780140455403 Penguin £10.99
Woolf, G. Rome: An Empire's Story 9780199677511 Oxford University Press £10.99

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A342 Central questions in the study of music

October (last presentation 2026)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Beethoven, L. van: Del Mar, J. (ed) Symphony no.6 in F major, op.68 "Pastoral" - study score (Urtext edition, no. TP 906). ISMN: 9790006204298   Baerenreiter £10.50
This study score is available from specialist music shops and can be ordered directly from the publisher. Please use the correct ISMN and edition no. when ordering.
Schumann, R. Piano Quintet E flat major op.44 - piano, 2 violins, viola and cello - study score (no. ETP 78). ISMN: 9790200200980   Ernst Eulenburg Ltd £7.50
This study score is available from specialist music shops and can be ordered directly from the publisher. Please use the correct ISMN and ETP no. when ordering.
Steven Spielberg (Director) Close Encounters of The Third Kind: Collector's Edition (DVD) 2011. ASIN: B004KVF7QW   Sony Pictures Home Entertainment £5.99
This DVD is available from high street or internet retailers, or by searching on www.find-dvd.co.uk. Please ensure you purchase the collector's edition released in 2011.

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A397 Continuing classical Latin

October (last presentation 2014)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Jordan, R.H. (ed) Virgil: Aeneid II 9781853995422 Bristol Classical Press £12.99
This book is Print on Demand, please allow at least 7 weeks for receipt following order.
Morwood, J. (ed) The Pocket Oxford Latin Dictionary (3rd edn) 9780198610052 Oxford University Press £12.99
West, D. (trans.) Virgil: The Aeneid 9780140449327 Penguin £10.99

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A815 MA English part 1

October (last presentation 2020)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Anouilh, J.: Freeman, D. (ed.) Bray, B. (trans.) Antigone 9780413695406 Methuen £8.99
Blake, W. The Complete Poems 9780140422153 Penguin £16.99
Bronte, C. Jane Eyre 9780199535590 Oxford World's Classics £6.99
Coetzee, J.M. Foe 9780241950111 Penguin £8.99
Coetzee, J.M. Dusklands 9780099268338 Vintage £7.99
Da Sousa Correa, D. & Owens, W.R. (eds) The Handbook to Literary Research (2nd edn) 9780415485005 Routledge £22.99
Defoe, D.: Keymer, T. (ed.) Robinson Crusoe 9780199553976 Oxford World's Classics £6.99
Eliot, S. & Rose, J. (eds) A Companion to the History of the Book 9781405192781 Wiley-Blackwell £28.99
Franklin, D. & Harrison, J. (eds) Sophocles: Antigone 9780521010733 Cambridge University Press £7.95
Kipling, R.: Sullivan, Z.T. (ed) Kim (Norton Critical Editions) 9780393966503 Norton £8.95
Lord Byron: McGann, J. (ed.) The Major Works 9780199537334 Oxford World's Classics £12.99
Milton, J.: Leonard, J. (ed.) Paradise Lost 9780140424393 Penguin £8.99
Rhys, J. Wide Sargasso Sea 9780141182858 Penguin £7.99
Shakespeare, W.: Bliss, L. (ed) Coriolanus (The New Cambridge Shakespeare) 9780521728744 Cambridge University Press £8.99

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A825 MA History part 1

October (last presentation 2020)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Borsay, P. *The English Urban Renaissance: Culture and Society in the Provincial Town, 1660-1770 9780198202554 Clarendon Press (Oxford University Press) £41.99
This book is Print on Demand, so please allow plenty of time when ordering.
Davidoff, L. & Hall, C. Family Fortunes: Men and Women of the English Middle Class 1780-1850 9780415290654 Routledge £31.99
All students need to buy this book.
Emsley, C. *Crime, Police and Penal Policy: European Experiences 1750-1940 9780199669479 Oxford University Press £27.99
Godfrey, B. & Lawrence, P. *Crime and Justice 1750-1950 9781843921165 Willan Publishing £29.99
Hempton, D. *Religion and Political Culture in Britain and Ireland: From the Glorious Revolution to the Decline of Empire 9780521479257 Cambridge University Press £34.99
This book is Print on Demand, please allow at least 7 weeks for receipt following order.
Hudson, P. *The Industrial Revolution: Reading History 9780713165319 Bloomsbury £19.99
This book is Print on Demand, please allow at least 7 weeks for receipt following order.
Lees, L.H. *The Solidarities of Strangers: The English Poor Laws and the People 1700-1948 9780521030663 Cambridge University Press £49.99
This book is Print on Demand, please allow at least 7 weeks for receipt following order.
Riden, P. Local History: A Handbook for Beginners 9781898937272 Merton Priory Press £19.95
All students need to buy this book.

Note: All students need to buy 'Family Fortunes: Men and Women of the English Middle Class 1780-1850' and 'Local History: A Handbook for Beginners'. However, the remainder of the books, marked with an *, are only needed for certain themes, which students will choose to study after the start of the module.

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A843 MA Art History part 1

October (last presentation 2021)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
D'Alleva, A. Methods & Theories of Art History 9781856698993 Laurence King £9.95

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A850 Postgraduate foundation module in philosophy

February (last presentation 2016)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Martinich, A.P. Philosophical Writing (3rd edn) 9781405131674 Blackwell £17.99
Please ensure you purchase the 3rd edition of this title.

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A851 Issues in contemporary social and political philosophy

February (last presentation 2017)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Rawls, J. A Theory of Justice (1999 Revised edn) 9780674000780 Harvard University Press £16.95
Simon, R.J. (ed) The Blackwell Guide to Social and Political Philosophy 9780631221272 Blackwell £31.99

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A863 MA Classical Studies part 1

October (last presentation 2021)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Edwards, M.J. & Usher, S. Greek Orators 1 Antiphon and Lysias 9780856682476 Aris & Phillips £19.99
This book is Print on Demand, please allow plenty of time when ordering.
Euripides: Arnson Svarlien, D. (trans.) Andromache, Hecuba, Trojan Women * 9781603847353 Hackett Publishing Company £7.99
* Set book for October 2015 presentation onwards.
Lee, G. (ed) The Poems of Catullus 9780199537570 Oxford World's Classics £7.99
Schaps, D.M. Handbook for Classical Research 9780415425230 Routledge £26.99
Seneca, L.A.: Ahl, F. (trans.) Trojan Women * 9780801494314 Cornell University Press £8.95
* Set book for October 2015 presentation onwards.

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A873 MA Music part 1

October (last presentation 2021)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Herbert, T. Music in Words: A Guide to Researching and Writing about Music (2nd edn) 9781848491007 Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music £15.50

Note: This book is also a set book on A874 MA Music part 2.

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A874 MA Music part 2

October (last presentation 2022)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Herbert, T. Music in Words: A Guide to Researching and Writing about Music (2nd edn) 9781848491007 Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music £15.50

Note: This book is also a set book on A873 MA Music part 1.

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AA100 The arts past and present

February & October (last presentation 2019)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Gurinder Chadha (Director) Bhaji on the Beach DVD   Channel Four Films £15.99
This DVD can be bought at a discount from the Channel4Shop at www.play.com and from internet and high street retailers.
Heaney, S. (trans.) The Burial at Thebes 9780571223626 Faber and Faber £9.99
Marlowe, C.: O'Conor, J. (ed) Doctor Faustus: The A Text 9780582817807 Pearson Longman £7.99
Muldoon, P. (ed) The Faber Book of Beasts 9780571195473 Faber and Faber £9.99
Prescott, L. (ed) A World of Difference: An Anthology of Short Stories from Five Continents 9780230202085 Palgrave Macmillan £13.50

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AA306 Shakespeare: text and performance

October (last presentation 2014)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Shakespeare, W. Norton Shakespeare 9780393929911 Norton £40.00
Students may study from either the hardback or paperback (ISBN 9780393111354 £33.99) edition of this set book, whichever they prefer.
Shakespeare, W. Macbeth DVD (1971, Roman Polanski)   Sony Pictures Home Entertainment £19.99
This DVD is available at a discount from internet retailers by searching on www.find-dvd.co.uk or high street retailers.
Shakespeare, W. Twelfth Night DVD (1988, Richard Briers)   Fremantle £5.99
Students can use either this or the 1996 (Helena Bonham-Carter) version. This DVD is available from internet retailers by searching on www.find-dvd.co.uk or high street retailers.
Shakespeare, W. Hamlet DVD (1991, Mel Gibson, Glen Close)   Studiocanal £12.99
This DVD is available from internet retailers by searching on www.find-dvd.co.uk or high street retailers.
Shakespeare, W. Grigori Kozintsev's King Lear DVD (1970)   Lenfilm £10.99

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AA315 Renaissance art reconsidered

October (last presentation 2018)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Dunkerton, J. Giotto to Durer 9780300050820 Yale University Press £29.99
Nash, S. Northern Renaissance Art 9780192842695 Oxford University Press £16.99
Richardson, C.M., Woods, K.W. & Franklin, M.W. (eds) Renaissance Art Reconsidered: An Anthology of Primary Sources 9781405146418 Blackwell £30.95
Welch, E.S. Art in Renaissance Italy, 1350-1500 9780192842794 Oxford University Press £16.99

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AA316 The nineteenth-century novel

October (last presentation 2015)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Austen, J. Northanger Abbey 9780199535545 Oxford University Press £6.99
Bronte, C. Jane Eyre 9780199535590 Oxford World's Classics £6.99
Chopin, K. The Awakening 9780199536948 Oxford University Press £8.99
Collins, W. The Woman in White 9780199535637 Oxford University Press £7.99
Dickens, C. Dombey and Son 9780199536283 Oxford University Press £8.99
Eliot, G. Middlemarch 9780199536757 Oxford University Press £7.99
Flaubert, G. Madame Bovary 9780140449129 Penguin £8.99
Hardy, T. Far from the Madding Crowd 9780199537013 Oxford University Press £6.99
James, H. The Portrait of a Lady 9780199217946 Oxford University Press £7.99
Regan, S. (ed) The Nineteenth-Century Novel: A Critical Reader 9780415238281 Routledge £29.99
Zola, E. Germinal 9780199536894 Oxford University Press £8.99

Note: Two additional novels are provided free as part of the module materials.

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AA318 Art of the twentieth century

October (last presentation 2016)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Gaiger, J.M. & Wood, P. (eds) Art of the Twentieth Century: A Reader 9780300101447 Yale University Press £12.95
Harrison, C. & Wood, P. (eds) Art in Theory 1900-2000 9780631227083 Blackwell £26.99

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AD281 Understanding global heritage

October (last presentation 2015)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Fairclough, G., et al. (ed) The Heritage Reader 9780415372862 Routledge £35.99
Smith, L.J. Uses of Heritage 9780415318310 Routledge £24.99

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DD306 Living political ideas

October (last presentation 2017)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Arendt, H. On Violence 9780156695008 Harcourt Brace International £6.99

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E105 Professional practice in the early years

October (last presentation 2016)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Cable, C., Miller, L. & Goodliff, G. (eds) Working with Children in the Early Years (2nd edn) 9780415496995 David Fulton Publishers £21.99
Miller, L., Cable, C. & Goodliff G. (eds) Supporting Children's Learning in the Early Years (2nd edn) 9780415496971 David Fulton Publishers £21.99

Note: Students who have studied E100 The early years: developing practice will already have these books.

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E214 Equality, participation and inclusion: learning from each other

October (last presentation 2017)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Rix, J., et al. (ed) Equality, Participation and Inclusion 2: Diverse Contexts 9780415584241 Routledge £24.99
Rix, J., et al. (ed) Equality, Participation and Inclusion 1: Diverse Perspectives 9780415584227 Routledge £25.99

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E301 The art of English

October (last presentation 2015)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Carter, R. Language and Creativity: The Art of Common Talk 9780415234498 Routledge £29.99
Short, M.H. Exploring the Language of Poems, Plays and Prose 9780582291300 Routledge £31.99

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E303 English grammar in context

February and October (last presentation 2014)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Biber, D., Conrad, S. & Leech, G. Student Grammar of Spoken and Written English 9780582237261 Longman £24.50

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E318 Youth: policy in practice

October (last presentation 2022)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Bradford, S. & Cullen, F. (eds) Research and Research Methods for Youth Practitioners * 9780415571036 Routledge £27.99
* Set book for October 2015 presentation onwards.
Wood, J. & Hine, J. (eds) Work with Young People * 9781412928854 SAGE Publications £25.99
* Set book for October 2014 presentation.

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E801 Difficulties in literacy development

October (last presentation 2016)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Reid, G. Dyslexia: A Practitioner's Handbook (4th edn) 9780470760406 Wiley £32.99

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E805 Critical issues in equity, diversity and educational practice

October (last presentation 2016)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Costley C., Elliott G. & Gibbs P. Doing Work Based Research: Approaches to Enquiry for Insider-Researchers 9781848606784 SAGE Publications £25.99

Note: This book is also a set book on EE815 Understanding literacy: social justice and inclusive practice.

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E852 Language, literacy and learning in the contemporary world

October (last presentation 2018)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Hall, J.K. Teaching and Researching: Language and Culture (2nd edn) 9781408205068 Routledge £26.99
Students must ensure that they buy the 2nd edition.

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E854 Investigating language in action

October (last presentation 2016)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Coffin, C., Donohue, J. & North, S. Exploring English Grammar: From Formal to Functional 9780415478168 Routledge £27.99

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EA300 Children's literature

October (last presentation 2018)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Alcott, L.M. Little Women 9780199538119 Oxford World's Classics £7.99
This edition includes Good Wives.
Barrie, J.M. Peter Pan DVD (2003, Jason Isaacs, Lynn Redgrave, Jeremy Sumpter)   Universal Pictures £19.99
This DVD is available from high street retailers or internet retailers by searching on www.find-dvd.co.uk.
Browne, A. Voices in the Park 9780552545648 Corgi £5.99
Burgess, M. Junk 9781783440627 Puffin/Penguin £7.99
Gavin, J. **Coram Boy 9781405277037 Egmont £7.99
Students can also use the previous edition of this book - ISBN 9781405212823.
McGough, R. (ed) 100 Best Poems for Children 9780141310589 Puffin £10.99
Naidoo, B. The Other Side of Truth 9780141304762 Puffin £6.99
Pearce, P. Tom's Midnight Garden 9780192734501 Oxford University Press £6.99
Students can also use the previous edition of this book – ISBN 9780192792426.
Potter, B. The Tale of Peter Rabbit 9780723247708 Frederick Warne Publishers £5.99
Pullman, P. *Northern Lights 9781407154169 Scholastic £6.99
Students can also use the previous edition of this book - ISBN 9781407130224.
Ransome, A. Swallows and Amazons 9780099572794 Red Fox £7.99
Reeve, P. **Mortal Engines 9781407131276 Marion Lloyd Books £6.99
A new edition of this book is due to be published in December 2015 - ISBN 9781407152134. Students can also use this edition.
Rowling, J.K. *Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone 9781408855652 Bloomsbury £6.99
Students can also use the previous edition of this book - ISBN 9780747558194.
Stevenson, R.L. Treasure Island 9780199560356 Oxford World's Classics £5.99
Taylor, M. Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry 9780141354873 Puffin £6.99
Students can also use the previous edition of this book - ISBN 9780141333342.

Note: *Students only need to buy one of these books depending on personal preference. ** Students only need to buy one of these books depending on personal preference. We recommend you buy the editions of the set books listed as the study materials make reference to page numbers in these books. With the exception of the two picturebooks, however, it is possible to work from other editions, including Kindle versions, if you have them already. If you do so, take care to ensure that you have the full version of Little Women including the second part, Good Wives, as some shorter editions only include the first part.

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ED841 Understanding children's development and learning

October (last presentation 2016)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Garton, A.F. Exploring Cognitive Development: The Child as Problem Solver 9780631234586 Blackwell £29.99
Snowling, M.J. & Hulme, C. Developmental Disorders of Language Learning and Cognition 9780631206125 Wiley-Blackwell £31.99

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EE814 Addressing inequality and difference in educational practice

October (last presentation 2022)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Costley C., Elliott G. & Gibbs P. Doing Work Based Research: Approaches to Enquiry for Insider-Researchers 9781848606784 SAGE Publications £25.99

Note: This book is also a set book on EE815 Understanding literacy: social justice and inclusive practice.

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EE815 Understanding literacy: social justice and inclusive practice

February & October (last presentation 2023)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Costley C., Elliott G. & Gibbs P. Doing Work Based Research: Approaches to Enquiry for Insider-Researchers 9781848606784 SAGE Publications £25.99

Note: This book is also a set book on EE814 Addressing inequality and difference in educational practice, and also on E805 Critical issues in equity, diversity and educational practice.

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EXA885/EXAJ885/EXAW885

More than one presentation per year (last presentation 2016)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Amos, S. & Boohan, R. Teaching Science in Secondary Schools: A Reader 9780415260718 RoutledgeFalmer £29.99
Driver, R., et al. Making Sense of Secondary Science 9780415097659 RoutledgeFalmer £27.99
Wellington, J. & Ireson, G. Science Learning, Science Teaching (3rd edn) 9780415619721 Routledge £24.99

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EXC885/EXCJ885/EXCW885

More than one presentation per year (last presentation 2016)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Amos, S. & Boohan, R. Teaching Science in Secondary Schools: A Reader 9780415260718 RoutledgeFalmer £29.99
Driver, R., et al. Making Sense of Secondary Science 9780415097659 RoutledgeFalmer £27.99
Wellington, J. & Ireson, G. Science Learning, Science Teaching (3rd edn) 9780415619721 Routledge £24.99

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EXG885/EXGJ885/EXGW885

More than one presentation per year (last presentation 2016)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Lambert, D. & Balderstone, D. Learning to Teach Geography in the Secondary School (2nd edn) 9780415437868 Routledge £25.99
Lambert, D. (ed) Debates in Geography Education (2013) 9780415687799 Routledge £25.95
Smith, M. Aspects of Teaching Secondary Geography: Perspectives on Practice 9780415260862 RoutledgeFalmer £31.99
Smith, M. Teaching Geography in Secondary Schools: A Reader 9780415260794 RoutledgeFalmer £29.99

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EXL885/EXLJ885/EXLW885

More than one presentation per year (last presentation 2016)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Harris, V., et al. Something to Say? 9781909437098 CfBT Education Trust £18.00
This book can only be purchased at bookshops and not online.
Swarbrick, A. Teaching Modern Foreign Languages in Secondary Schools: A Reader 9780415260756 RoutledgeFalmer £29.99
Swarbrick, A. Aspects of Teaching Secondary Modern Foreign Languages: Perspectives on Practice 9780415260848 RoutledgeFalmer £29.99

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EXM885/EXMJ885/EXMS880/EXMW885

More than one presentation per year (last presentation 2016)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Haggarty, L. Teaching Mathematics in Secondary Schools: A Reader 9780415260695 RoutledgeFalmer £29.99
Johnston-Wilder P., et al. (ed) Learning to Teach Mathematics in the Secondary School 9780415565585 Routledge £26.99

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EXN885/EXNJ885/EXNW885

More than one presentation per year (last presentation 2016)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Philpott, C. Learning to Teach Music in the Secondary School (2nd edn) 9780415351058 RoutledgeFalmer £25.99
Philpott, C. & Spruce, G. (eds) Debates in Music Teaching (2012) 9780415597623 Routledge £25.99

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EXP885/EXPJ885/EXPW885

More than one presentation per year (last presentation 2016)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Amos, S. & Boohan, R. Teaching Science in Secondary Schools: A Reader 9780415260718 RoutledgeFalmer £29.99
Driver, R., et al. Making Sense of Secondary Science 9780415097659 RoutledgeFalmer £27.99
Wellington, J. & Ireson, G. Science Learning, Science Teaching (3rd edn) 9780415619721 Routledge £24.99

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EXT885/EXTJ885/EXTW885

More than one presentation per year (last presentation 2016)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Barlex, D. (ed) Design and Technology for the Next Generation 9781901351002 Cliffeco Limited £35.00
Owen-Jackson, G. Learning to Teach Design and Technology in the Secondary School (2nd edn) (2008) 9780415464932 Routledge £25.99
Owen-Jackson, G. Debates in Design and Education (2013) 9780415689052 Routledge £25.95

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K113 Foundations for social work practice

February (last presentation 2022)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Howe, D. A Brief Introduction to Social Work Theory 9780230233126 Palgrave Macmillan £19.99

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K207 The law and social work in Scotland

February (last presentation 2017)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Davis, R. & Gordon, J. (eds) Social Work and the Law in Scotland (2nd edn) 9780230276314 Palgrave Macmillan £25.99

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K216 Applied social work practice

February (last presentation 2023)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Lishman, J. (ed) Handbook for Practice Learning in Social Work and Social Care: Knowledge and Theory (2nd edn) 9781843101864 Jessica Kingsley Publishers £19.99

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K225 Diverse perspectives on mental health

October (last presentation 2014)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Reynolds, J., et al. (ed) Mental Health Still Matters 9780230577299 Palgrave Macmillan £28.99

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K260 Death and dying

October (last presentation 2016)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Earle, S., Bartholomew, C. & Komaromy, C. (eds) Making Sense of Death, Dying and Bereavement: An Anthology 9781847875129 SAGE Publications £25.99
Earle, S., Komaromy, C. & Bartholomew, C. (eds) Death and Dying: A Reader 9781847875105 SAGE Publications £26.99

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K270 The law and social work in England and Wales

October (last presentation 2017)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Long, L.-A., Roche, J. & Stringer, D. (eds) The Law and Social Work: Contemporary Issues for Practice (2nd edn) 9780230543034 Palgrave Macmillan £26.99

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K272 Challenging ideas in mental health

October (last presentation 2014)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Reynolds, J., et al. (ed) Mental Health Still Matters 9780230577299 Palgrave Macmillan £28.99

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K311 Promoting public health: skills, perspectives and practice

October (last presentation 2016)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Douglas, J., et al. (ed) A Reader in Promoting Public Health: Challenge and Controversy (2nd edn) 9781849201049 SAGE Publications £26.99

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KYJ113 Foundations for social work practice

February (last presentation 2022)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Howe, D. A Brief Introduction to Social Work Theory 9780230233126 Palgrave Macmillan £19.99

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KZW113 Foundations for social work practice

February (last presentation 2022)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Howe, D. A Brief Introduction to Social Work Theory 9780230233126 Palgrave Macmillan £19.99

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KZW216 Applied social work practice

February (last presentation 2023)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Lishman, J. (ed) Handbook for Practice Learning in Social Work and Social Care: Knowledge and Theory (2nd edn) 9781843101864 Jessica Kingsley Publishers £19.99

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L130 Auftakt: intermediate German

October (last presentation 2016)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
  Collins German Dictionary & Grammar 9780007453023 Collins £13.99

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L140 En rumbo: intermediate Spanish

October (last presentation 2016)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
  Oxford Spanish Dictionary (4th edn) 9780199543403 Oxford University Press £35.00
Ortega, A., et al. !Exacto! A Practical Guide to Spanish Grammar (2nd edn) 9780340984499 Routledge £21.99

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L196 Croeso: beginners' Welsh

October (last presentation 2014)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Jones, C. Welsh Grammar You Really Need to Know 9781444189636 Hodder £12.99

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L203 Motive: upper intermediate German

October (last presentation 2017)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
  Collins German Dictionary 9780007510832 Collins £40.00
Whittle, R., et al. Modern German Grammar: A Practical Guide (3rd edn) 9780415567268 Routledge £29.99

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L204 Viento en popa: upper intermediate Spanish

October (last presentation 2017)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
  Oxford Spanish Dictionary (4th edn) 9780199543403 Oxford University Press £35.00
Ortega, A., et al. !Exacto! A Practical Guide to Spanish Grammar (2nd edn) 9780340984499 Routledge £21.99

Note: In addition to the above set books students need access to a monolingual dictionary such as either: Diccionario Esencial de la Lengua Española, ISBN 9788467023145, £39.95; or Diccionario Salamanca Español para Extranjeros, ISBN 9788493453749, £39.99.

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L211 Envol: upper intermediate French

October (last presentation 2017)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
  Collins Robert French Dictionary 9780007331550 Collins £35.00
Fournier, I. French Grammar (BBC Active) 9780563519546 Pearson Education £6.99

Note: Students could use any other dictionaries or French grammar.

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L313 Variationen: advanced German

February and October (last presentation 2019)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
  Collins German Dictionary 9780007510832 Collins £40.00
Whittle, R., et al. Modern German Grammar: A Practical Guide (3rd edn) 9780415567268 Routledge £29.99

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L314 A buen puerto: advanced Spanish

February and October (last presentation 2019)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Butt, J. & Benjamin, C. A New Reference Grammar of Modern Spanish (5th edn) 9781444137699 Routledge £25.99

Note: In addition to the above set book students also need access to a good bilingual dictionary, and also a monolingual dictionary such as either: Diccionario Esencial de la Lengua Española, ISBN 9788467023145, £39.95; or Diccionario Salamanca Español para Extranjeros, ISBN 9788493453749, £39.99.

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M821 Nonlinear ordinary differential equations

October (last presentation 2016)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Jordan, D. & Smith, P. Nonlinear Ordinary Differential Equations: An Introduction for Scientists and Engineers (4th edn) 9780199208258 Oxford University Press £36.99

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M823 Analytic number theory I

October (last presentation 2017)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Apostol, T.M. Introduction to Analytic Number Theory 9780387901633 Springer £46.99
This book is Print on Demand and can be ordered through any bookseller.

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M828 Applied complex variables

October (last presentation 2017)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Dettman, J.W. Applied Complex Variables 9780486646701 Dover Publications £18.99

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M829 Analytic number theory II

October (last presentation 2016)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Apostol, T.M. Introduction to Analytic Number Theory 9780387901633 Springer £46.99
This book is Print on Demand and can be ordered through any bookseller.

Note: Presenting in October 2014 and October 2016 only.

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M832 Approximation theory

October (last presentation 2016)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Powell, M.J.D. Approximation Theory and Methods 9780521295147 Cambridge University Press £49.99
This book is Print on Demand and can be ordered through any bookseller.

Note: Presenting in October 2014 and October 2016 only.

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M833 Advanced mathematical methods

October (last presentation 2017)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Richards, D. Advanced Mathematical Methods with Maple (2 Part Set) 9780521135061 Cambridge University Press £64.99
This book is Print on Demand, please allow at least 7 weeks for receipt following order.

Note: Presenting in October 2015 and October 2017 only.

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M835 Fractal geometry

October (last presentation 2017)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Falconer, K.J. Fractal Geometry: Mathematical Foundations and Applications (3rd edn) 9781119942399 Wiley £38.95
Students can also use the previous edition of this book - ISBN 9780470848623.

Note: Presenting in October 2015 and October 2017 only.

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M836 Coding theory

October (last presentation 2018)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Hill, R. A First Course in Coding Theory 9780198538035 Oxford University Press £47.99

Note: Presenting in October 2014, October 2016 and October 2018 only.

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M840 Dissertation in mathematics

October (last presentation 2017)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Godsil, C. & Royle, G. Algebraic Graph Theory 9780387952208 Springer £36.99
Algebraic graph theory option set book.
Gray, J. Worlds Out of Nothing: A Course in the History of Geometry in the 19th Century 9780857290595 Springer £24.95
History of modern geometry option set book. Please ensure you purchase the December 2010 edition.
de Boor, C. A Practical Guide to Splines (Revised edn) 9780387953663 Springer £66.99
Advances in approximation theory option set book.

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ME825 Researching mathematics learning

October (last presentation 2016)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Mason, J. Researching Your Own Practice: The Discipline of Noticing 9780415248624 RoutledgeFalmer £31.99

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S209 Earth science

October (last presentation 2023)


Note: Students need to buy two maps using a special order form on the module website.

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S276 Geology

October (last presentation 2014)


Note: Students need to buy two maps using a special order form on the module website.

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S330 Oceanography

October (last presentation 2014)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Lalli, C.M. & Parsons, T.R. Biological Oceanography (2nd edn) 9780750633840 Butterworth-Heinemann £46.99
This book is now provided electronically by the OU Library and is accessed from the module website, therefore purchase of the hard copy book is optional. If you do purchase the hard copy book, please use the ISBN stated above.

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S808 Earth science: a systems approach

February (last presentation 2017)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Kump, L.R., Kasting, J.F. & Crane, G. The Earth System (3rd International edn) 9781292021638 Pearson Education £67.99

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S811 Strategic management in life sciences and healthcare

October (last presentation 2021)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Ringland, G. Scenario Planning 9781909300545 The Choir Press £29.99

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SD815 Contemporary issues in brain and behaviour: psychosis and dementia

February (last presentation 2021)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Carlson, N.R. Physiology of Behavior (11th edn) 9781292023205 Pearson Education £55.00
It is possible to purchase this title as a downloadable eBook through VitalSource. Other providers may be available. Please note that SD815 does not use the 'MyPsychLab' resource mentioned by the book.

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