Elective
Modules at Regent's

Students on one of our Liberal Studies courses are expected to take a number of 'electives' alongside their chosen major subject. This allows our Liberal Studies students to tailor their education around their passions and interests. Our Liberal arts graduates are well-rounded individuals who are prepared to make the most of opportunities in a fast-moving global economy. The full range of elective modules offered at Regent's can be seen below.

First year electives

Art History Electives

ARH401 Introduction to the History of Art

Core module for Art History majors.

ARH402 Introduction to the History of Art II

Core module for Art History majors.

ART401 Introduction to Drawing

Core module for Art History majors.

ARTH403 Contemporary Art

Core Module for Art History majors.

ARH404 Introductory Special Subject in Art History

Core module for Art History majors.

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Business & Management Electives

ACC401 Financial Accounting

Core module for Business & Management majors.

ECO402 Introduction to Macroeconomics

Core module for Business & Management majors.

ECO401 Introduction to Microeconomics

Core module for Business & Management majors.

ACC402 Management Accounting

Core module for Business & Management majors.

LAW402 Principles of Business Law

Core module for Business & Management majors.

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English Electives

ENL401 Introduction to Medieval and Renaissance Literature

Core module for English majors.

ENL402 Introduction to Eighteenth Century and Romantic Literature

Core module for English majors.

ENL403 Introduction to Victorian and Modern Literature

Core module for English majors.

ENL404 Introduction to Literary Theory and Criticism

Core module for English majors.

ENL405 Introduction to Creative Writing: Narrative Nonfiction

Core module for English majors.

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Film Studies Electives

FLM401 Introduction to Film Studies

Core module for Film Studies majors.

MED402 Introduction to Media Production

Core module for Film Studies majors.

FLM403 Film History

Core module for Film Studies majors.

FLM404 Current Issues in Film Genre

Core module for Film Studies majors.

MED402 Introduction to Media Production

Core module for Film Studies majors.

MED401 Media Analysis and Literacy

Core module for Film Studies majors.

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General Electives

INF401 Computer Applications

BUS405 Entrepreneurship

ATP406 Introduction to Acting

ARC401 Introduction to Archaeology

PHL401 Introduction to Philosophy

SOC402 Introduction to Sociology

MUS401 Music Appreciation

COM402 Skills of Argumentation and Debate

THE401 Theatre Appreciation

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History Electives

HIS401 Introduction to Western History

Core module for History majors.

HIS402 Study of History

Core module for History majors.

REL401 The World’s Religions

Core module for History majors.

HIS403 The Formation of Modern Europe

Core module for History majors.

HIS404 History of London

Core module for History majors.

HIS505 Twentieth-Century Europe

Core module for History majors.

HIS506 20th Century US International History

Core module for History majors.

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International Relations Electives

INR401 International Relations Theory and Practice

Core module for International Relations majors.

LAW403 International Law

Core module for International Relations majors.

INR402 Introduction to Human Rights

Core module for International Relations majors.

INR403 Contemporary International Security

Core module for International Relations majors.

INR404 Politics of Development

Core module for International Relations majors.

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Journalism Electives

MED402 Introduction to Media Production

Core module for Journalism majors.

MED401 Media Analysis and Literacy

Core module for Journalism majors.

JRN401 Journalism Practice 1

Core module for Journalism majors.

PHT401 Digital Photography

Core module for Journalism majors.

JRN402 Journalism in Society

Core module for Journalism majors.

JRN402 Journalism in Society

Core module for Journalism majors.

MED402 Introduction to Media Production

Core module for Journalism majors.

PHT401 Digital Photography

Core module for Journalism majors.

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Media & Communications Electives

MED402 Introduction to Media Production

Core module for Media & Communications majors.

PHT401 Digital Photography

Core module for Media & Communications majors.

JRN402 Journalism in Society

Core module for Media & Communications majors.

MED403 Media, Communications and Culture

Core module for Media & Communications majors.

MED404 Understanding Social Media

Core module for Media & Communications majors.

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Political Science Electives

POL401 Theory and Practice in Political Science

Core module for Political Science majors.

POL402 Introduction to Political Ideologies

Core module for Political Science majors.

POL403 Introduction to Comparative Politics

Core module for Political Science majors.

SOC401 Society and Mass Violence

Core module for Political Science majors.

POL404 Energy Security and Economics

Core module for Political Science majors.

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Psychology Electives

PSY4A1 Introducing Psychology

Core module for Psychology majors.

PSY4A2 Conceptual and Historical Aspects of Psychology

Core module for Psychology majors.

PSY4A3 Personality and Individual Differences

Core module for Psychology majors.

PSY4A4 Introduction to Psychological Research Methods I

Core module for Psychology majors.

PSY4A5 Psychology of Child and Adult Development

Core module for Psychology majors.

PSY5A3 Introduction to Psychological Research Methods II

Core module for Psychology majors.

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Public Relations Electives

MED404 Understanding Social Media

Core module for Public Relations majors.

PRL401 Introduction to Public Relations Strategy and Management

Core module for Public Relations majors.

PRL402 Writing for PR and Media

Core module for Public Relations majors.

PRL403 Media Relations

Core module for Public Relations majors.

COM401 Interpersonal Communications

Core module for Public Relations majors.

MED404 Understanding Social Media

Core module for Public Relations majors.

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Second year electives

Art History Electives

ARH501 Early Renaissance Art and Society

Core module for Art History majors.

ARH502 High Renaissance and Mannerist Art

Core module for Art History majors.

ARH503 Baroque Art

Core module for Art History majors.

ART501 Art and Business

Core module for Art History majors.

ARH504 Intermediate Special Subject in Art History

Core module for Art History majors.

ARH602 Modernism to Postmodernism

Core module for Art History majors.

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Business & Management Electives

HRM501 People, Management and Organisations

Core module for Business & Management majors.

BUS501 Business Ethics

Core module for Business & Management majors.

MKT501 Principles of Marketing

Core module for Business & Management majors.

MGT501 Operations and Supply Chain Management

Core module for Business & Management majors.

FIN501 Business Finance

Core module for Business & Management majors.

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English Electives

ENL501 Intermediate Creative Writing: Working with Form

Core module for English majors.

ENL502 From Text to Screen: Shakespeare the Movie

Core module for English majors.

ENL503 U.S. Literature I: Colonial Period to the Civil War

Core module for English majors.

ENL504 U.S. Literature II: Civil War to the Present

Core module for English majors.

ENL505 London's Literature

Core module for English majors.

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Film Studies Electives

MED501 Media and Ethics

Core module for Film Studies majors.

FLM501 Filmmaking: Cinematography & Post-production

Core module for Film Studies majors.

FLM504 Script Analysis

Core module for Film Studies majors.

FLM502 Understanding World Cinemas

Core module for Film Studies majors.

FLM503 Film Journalism and Criticism

Core module for Film Studies majors.

FLM502 Understanding World Cinemas

Core module for Film Studies majors.

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General Electives

ATP504 Acting Studio

SOC503 Applied Ethics

THE502 Theatre in London: From Shakespeare’s Globe to the West End

SOC502 Gender, Sexuality, and Religion

INF501 Management Information Systems

POL505 Model United Nations I

POL506 Model United Nations II

THE501 Special Topic in Theatre

MUS501 Studies in Music History

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History Electives

HIS503 Medieval and Early Modern England

Core module for History majors.

HIS504 Twentieth-Century Britain

Core module for History majors.

HIS507 Topics in International History

Core module for History majors.

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International Relations Electives

INR502 Research Methods for International Relations

Core module for International Relations majors.

INR503 The International Politics of the United States

Core module for International Relations majors.

INR504 The Politics of Conflict in the Middle East

Core module for International Relations majors.

INR505 Contemporary African Politics and History

Core module for International Relations majors.

INR506 International Organisations

Core module for International Relations majors.

INR601 Latin American Political History

Core module for International Relations majors.

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Journalism Electives

MED502 Media Research Methods

Core module for Journalism majors.

MED503 Interactive Media

Core module for Journalism majors.

JRN501 Photojournalism

Core module for Journalism majors.

JRN502 Journalism Practice 2

Core module for Journalism majors.

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Media & Communications Electives

MED502 Media Research Methods

Core module for Media & Communications majors.

MED501 Media and Ethics

Core module for Media & Communications majors.

MED504 Identities in Media

Core module for Media & Communications majors.

MED505 Critical Television Studies in the 21st Century

Core module for Media & Communications majors.

FLM502 Understanding World Cinemas

Core module for Media & Communications majors.

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Political Science Electives

POL501 The Politics of Gender

Core module for Political Science majors.

POL502 Research Methods for Political Science

Core module for Political Science majors.

POL503 NGOs and Civil Society

Core module for Political Science majors.

SOC501 Crime and Society

Core module for Political Science majors.

POL504 Global Human Trafficking

Core module for Political Science majors.

POL601 British Politics

Core module for Political Science majors.

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Psychology Electives

PSY5A1 Psychology of Fashion

Core module for Psychology majors.

PSY5A2 Abnormal Psychology

Core module for Psychology majors.

PSY5A4 Social Psychology

Core module for Psychology majors.

PSY5A5 Biological and Cognitive Psychology

Core module for Psychology majors.

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Public Relations Electives

MED501 Media and Ethics

Core module for Public Relations majors.

PRL501 Visual Communications for PR (InDesign)

Core module for Public Relations majors.

COM501 Corporate Communications Management

Core module for Public Relations majors.

PRL502 Managing Public Relations Campaigns

Core module for Public Relations majors.

MED502 Media Research Methods

Core module for Public Relations majors.

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Third year electives

Art History Electives

ARH601 Enlightenment to Impressionism

Core module for Art History majors.

ARH603 Curating

Core module for Art History majors.

ART604 Writing about Art

Core module for Art History majors.

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Business & Management Electives

BUS601 International Business and Management

Core module for Business & Management majors.

BUS602 Advanced Topics in Business and Management

Core module for Business & Management majors.

MGT601 Creative Leadership

Core module for Business & Management majors.

STG601 Strategic Management

Core module for Business & Management majors.

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English Electives

ENL601 Advanced Creative Writing: Extended Project

Core module for English majors.

ENL602 Literature in Context

Core module for English majors.

ENL603 Shakespearean Drama 1: Comedy and History

Core module for English majors.

ENL604 Shakespearean Drama 2: Tragedy and Tragi-comedy

Core module for English majors.

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Film Studies Electives

FLM601 Current Issues in Film Authorship

Core module for Film Studies majors.

MED601 Media Audiences and Reception

Core module for Film Studies majors.

FLM602 Film and Ideology

Core module for Film Studies majors.

FLM603 Real to Reel: Documentary Theory and Practice

Core module for Film Studies majors.

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General Electives

THE601 Contemporary London Theatre

REL601 Global Religions in Contemporary London

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History Electives

HIS601 Medieval and Early Modern Europe

Core module for History majors.

HIS602 Advanced Topics in History2

Core module for History majors.

HIS603 History of Modern China: Imperialism and Recovery

Core module for History majors.

HIS604 Philosophy of History

Core module for History majors.

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International Relations Electives

INR602 International Political Economy

Core module for International Relations majors.

MED602 Media and Global Politics

Core module for International Relations majors.

INR603 Diplomacy and Negotiations: Theory and Practice

Core module for International Relations majors.

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Journalism Electives

JRN601 Broadcast Reporting

Core module for Journalism majors.

MED603 Media and the Law

Core module for Journalism majors.

PHT601 Editorial Photography

Core module for Journalism majors.

JRN602 Publication and Design

Core module for Journalism majors.

MED603 Media and the Law

Core module for Journalism majors.

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Media & Communications Electives

MED603 Media and the Law

Core module for Media & Communications majors.

MED605 Current Issues in Media and Public Relations

Core module for Media & Communications majors.

MED606 TV Studio Production (Broadcasting)

Core module for Media & Communications majors.

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Political Science Electives

POL602 Theory and Practice of Social Enterprise

Core module for Political Science majors.

POL603 European Politics: Integration and Polarisation

Core module for Political Science majors.

SOC601 Globalisation and Individual Lives

Core module for Political Science majors.

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Psychology Electives

PSY6A6 Sexuality and Gender

Core module for Psychology majors.

PSY6A7 Cultural Psychology

Core module for Psychology majors.

PSY6A8 Evolutionary Psychology

Core module for Psychology majors.

PSY6A9 Applied Psychology

Core module for Psychology majors.

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Public Relations Electives

MED603 Media and the Law

Core module for Public Relations majors.

MED605 Current Issues in Media and Public Relations

Core module for Public Relations majors.

COM601 Crisis and Strategic Communications

Core module for Public Relations majors.

COM602 Political Communications

Core module for Public Relations majors.

MED605 Current Issues in Media and Public Relations

Core module for Public Relations majors.

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