Undergraduate Module Descriptor


ARA3136: The History and Political Development of Iraq

This module descriptor refers to the 2017/8 academic year.

Overview

NQF Level6
Credits15 ECTS Value7.5
Term(s) and duration

This module will run during term 2 (11 weeks)

Academic staff

Professor Gareth Stansfield (Lecturer)

Pre-requisites

No

Co-requisites

No

Available via distance learning

No

This module will introduce you to the history and political development of Iraq, and will encourage you to critically examine Iraq’s history and politics. The module is structured around main periods and themes of Iraq’s history since the beginning of the 20th century. It particularly considers issues of state-building, political structures, nationalism and identity, political economy, regional relations, and international relations, Saddam Hussein’s rule and the post-2003 reconstruction.

This module is suitable for specialist and non-specialist alike. No prior knowledge is required.

Module created

01/10/2002

Last revised

18/02/2012