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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 2016)

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 £22.99

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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
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

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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 £25.99

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A223 Early modern Europe: society and culture c.1500-1780

October (last presentation 2027)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Kumin, B. (ed) The European World 1500-1800: An Introduction to Early Modern History (2nd edn) 9780415628648 Routledge £27.99

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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 (Urtext edition no. TP 63). ISMN: 9790006200511   Baerenreiter £9.00
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
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 £10.25

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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 £8.25
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 £9.95
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
A new edition of this book is due to be published in November 2016, please ensure that you purchase the edition listed above.
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
Heaney, S. New Selected Poems, 1966-1987 9780571143726 Faber and Faber £14.99
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).
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. Persuasion 9780199535552 Oxford World's Classics £6.99
Austen, J. Pride and Prejudice 9780199535569 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 (Revised edn) 9781472518385 Bloomsbury £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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A335 Literature in transition: from 1800 to the present

October (last presentation 2027)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Calvino, I. : McLaughlin, M., Parks, T. and Weaver, W. (trans.) The Complete Cosmicomics 9780141189680 Penguin £9.99
Dickens, C.: Bradbury, N. (ed) Bleak House 9780141439723 Penguin £7.99
Eliot, G.: Haight, G.S. (ed) The Mill on the Floss 9780198707530 Oxford World's Classics £8.99
Eliot, T.S. Four Quartets 9780571068944 Faber and Faber £9.99
Ford Madox Ford The Good Soldier 9781840226539 Wordsworth Editions £1.99
Hare, D. Stuff Happens 9780571234066 Faber and Faber £9.99
Lahiri, J. Unaccustomed Earth 9780747596592 Bloomsbury £8.99
Mansfield, K. Selected Stories 9780199537358 Oxford World's Classics £7.99
Mayhew, H. London Labour and the London Poor 9781840226195 Wordsworth Editions £3.99
Millington Synge, J.: Worrall, N. (ed) The Playboy of the Western World 9780413519405 Methuen £8.99
Rhys, J. Good Morning, Midnight 9780141183930 Penguin £8.99
Salih, T. : Johnson-Davies, D. (trans.) Season of Migration to the North 9780141187204 Penguin £9.99
Thomas, D. Under Milk Wood 9781780227245 W&N/Phoenix £8.99
Thoreau, H.D.: Rossi, W. (ed) Walden, Civil Disobedience and Other Writings 9780393930900 Norton £7.95
Winterson, J. Oranges are not the Only Fruit 9780099598183 Vintage £8.99
Woolf, V.: Kermode, F. (ed) Between the Acts 9780199536573 Oxford World's Classics £6.99

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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 £11.99

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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 £9.50
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.: Alberti, M. (ed) Piano Quintet E flat major op.44 - piano, 2 violins, viola and cello - study score (no. ETP 78). ISMN: 9790200200980 9783795763565 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 (DVD) 2011. EAN: 5051159650115   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 DVD released in 2011.

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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 £8.99
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 £29.99
Franklin, D. & Harrison, J. (eds) Sophocles: Antigone 9780521010733 Cambridge University Press £8.25
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) £43.99
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 for October 2015 module presentation only.
Emsley, C. *Crime, Police and Penal Policy: European Experiences 1750-1940 9780199669479 Oxford University Press £27.99
Godfrey, B. & Lawrence, P. *Crime and Justice since 1750 (2nd edn) 9780415708562 Routledge £32.99
Hempton, D. *Religion and Political Culture in Britain and Ireland: From the Glorious Revolution to the Decline of Empire 9780521479257 Cambridge University Press £29.99
This book is Print on Demand, please allow at least 2 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 3 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 £34.99
This book is Print on Demand, please allow at least 2 weeks for receipt following order.
Reay, B. Microhistories: Demography, Society and Culture in Rural England, 1800-1930 9780521892223 Cambridge University Press £44.99
All students need to buy this book from October 2016 module presentation onwards. This book is Print on Demand, please allow at least 2 weeks for receipt following order.

Note: For October 2015 presentation only, all students need to buy 'Family Fortunes: Men and Women of the English Middle Class 1780-1850'. For October 2016 presentation onwards, all students need to buy 'Microhistories: Demography, Society and Culture in Rural England, 1800-1930'. 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
Hatt, M. and Klonk, C. Art History: A Critical Introduction to its Methods 9780719069598 Manchester University Press £14.99

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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 Wiley-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 £27.95
Simon, R.J. (ed) The Blackwell Guide to Social and Political Philosophy 9780631221272 Wiley-Blackwell £32.99

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A853 MA Philosophy part 1

October (last presentation 2024)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Warburton, N. The Basics of Essay Writing 9780415434041 Routledge £13.99

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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
You should purchase this book if you choose to study Block 2 of the module. 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
You should purchase this book if you choose to study Block 4 of the module.
Lee, G. (ed) * The Poems of Catullus 9780199537570 Oxford World's Classics £7.99
You should purchase this book if you choose to study Block 2 of the module.
Schaps, D.M. Handbook for Classical Research 9780415425230 Routledge £26.99
All students need to purchase this book.
Seneca, L.A.: Ahl, F. (trans.) * Trojan Women 9780801494314 Cornell University Press £8.95
You should purchase this book if you choose to study Block 4 of the module.

Note: All students need to buy 'Handbook for Classical Research'. The remainder of the books, marked with an *, are needed to study specific Blocks of the module, which students will choose after the start of the module.

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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 £15.95

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 £15.95

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'Connor, J. (ed) Doctor Faustus: The A Text 9780582817807 Pearson Longman £10.50
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 £13.99

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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 £18.99
Richardson, C.M., Woods, K.W. & Franklin, M.W. (eds) Renaissance Art Reconsidered: An Anthology of Primary Sources 9781405146418 Wiley-Blackwell £31.99
Welch, E.S. Art in Renaissance Italy, 1350-1500 9780192842794 Oxford University Press £18.99

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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 Wiley-Blackwell £27.99

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DD306 Living political ideas

October (last presentation 2017)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Arendt, H. On Violence 9780156695008 Harcourt Publishers £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 2018)

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

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E318 Youth: policy in practice

October (last presentation 2021)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Bradford, S. & Cullen, F. (eds) Research and Research Methods for Youth Practitioners 9780415571036 Routledge £27.99

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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 £34.99

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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 £27.99

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 2016)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Hall, J.K. Teaching and Researching: Language and Culture (2nd edn) 9781408205068 Routledge £26.99

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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 £7.99
Burgess, M. Junk 9781783440627 Andersen Press £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 £7.99
Students can also use the previous edition of this book - ISBN 9781407130224.
Ransome, A. Swallows and Amazons 9780099572794 Vintage £7.99
Reeve, P. **Mortal Engines 9781407152134 Scholastic £7.99
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 2017)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Garton, A.F. Exploring Cognitive Development: The Child as Problem Solver 9780631234586 Wiley-Blackwell £31.99
Snowling, M.J. & Hulme, C. Developmental Disorders of Language Learning and Cognition 9780631206125 Wiley-Blackwell £32.99

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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 £27.99

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 £27.99

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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EE818 Language, literacy and learning

February & October (last presentation 2024)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Hall, J.K. Teaching and Researching: Language and Culture (2nd edn) 9781408205068 Routledge £26.99

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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
Davies, M. (ed) The Blackwell Companion to Social Work (4th edn) 9781118451724 Wiley-Blackwell £28.99

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K207 The law and social work in Scotland

October (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 £26.99

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K216 Applied social work practice

February (last presentation 2023)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Davies, M. (ed) The Blackwell Companion to Social Work (4th edn) 9781118451724 Wiley-Blackwell £28.99

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K260 Death and dying

October (last presentation 2017)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Earle, S., Bartholomew, C. & Komaromy, C. (eds) Making Sense of Death, Dying and Bereavement: An Anthology 9781847875129 SAGE Publications £26.99
Earle, S., Komaromy, C. & Bartholomew, C. (eds) Death and Dying: A Reader 9781847875105 SAGE Publications £27.99

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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 £27.99

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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 £27.99

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KYJ113 Foundations for social work practice

February (last presentation 2022)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Davies, M. (ed) The Blackwell Companion to Social Work (4th edn) 9781118451724 Wiley-Blackwell £28.99

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KYP216 Applied social work practice

February (last presentation 2023)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Davies, M. (ed) The Blackwell Companion to Social Work (4th edn) 9781118451724 Wiley-Blackwell £28.99

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KZW113 Foundations for social work practice

February (last presentation 2022)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Davies, M. (ed) The Blackwell Companion to Social Work (4th edn) 9781118451724 Wiley-Blackwell £28.99

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KZW216 Applied social work practice

February (last presentation 2023)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Davies, M. (ed) The Blackwell Companion to Social Work (4th edn) 9781118451724 Wiley-Blackwell £28.99

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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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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 (10th edn) 9780007556526 Collins £40.00
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

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

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 2020)

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. Please allow at least 2 weeks for receipt following order.

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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

Note: Presenting in October 2017 only.

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M829 Analytic number theory II

October (last presentation 2018)

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. Please allow at least 2 weeks for receipt following order.

Note: Presenting in October 2016 and October 2018 only.

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M832 Approximation theory

October (last presentation 2018)

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. Please allow at least 2 weeks for receipt following order.

Note: Presenting in October 2016 and October 2018 only.

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M833 Advanced mathematical methods

October (last presentation 2021)

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 2 weeks for receipt following order.

Note: Presenting in October 2017, October 2019 and October 2021 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 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 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. This book is Print on Demand, please allow at least 2 weeks for receipt following order.
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. This book is Print on Demand, please allow at least 2 weeks for receipt following order.
de Boor, C. A Practical Guide to Splines (Revised edn) 9780387953663 Springer £66.99
Advances in approximation theory option set book. This book is Print on Demand, please allow at least 2 weeks for receipt following order.

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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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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 £56.99

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S818 Space science

February (last presentation 2024)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Fortescue, P., Swinerd, G. & Stark, J. (eds) Spacecraft Systems Engineering (4th edn) 9780470750124 Wiley £53.95

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S826 Introduction to mental health science

February (last presentation 2024)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Carlson, N.R. and Birkett, M.A. Physiology of Behavior (12th edn) 9781292158105 Pearson Education £54.99
Please note that this (12th) edition of the book is due to publish in late August 2016. Please ensure that you purchase this edition of the book. If you have already purchased the 11th edition you will not need to purchase the 12th edition as a conversion table will be made available.
Cromby, J., Harper, D. and Reavey, P. Psychology, Mental Health and Distress 9780230549562 Palgrave Macmillan £43.99

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SD815 Contemporary issues in brain and behaviour: psychosis and dementia

February (last presentation 2016)

Author Title ISBN Publisher RRP
Carlson, N.R. Physiology of Behavior (11th edn) 9781292023205 Pearson Education £51.99
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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