Postgraduate Module Descriptor


POLM502: International Relations: Power and Institutions

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

Overview

NQF Level7
Credits30 ECTS Value15
Term(s) and duration

This module will run during term 1 (12 weeks)

Academic staff

Dr Alex Prichard (Convenor)

Pre-requisites

None

Co-requisites

None

Available via distance learning

No

This module provides an advanced entry-level introduction to the key debates in the contemporary study of International Relations (IR). The module is designed to introduce students to the broad conceptual, historical, methodological and disciplinary themes that have shaped the study of IR from the end of the nineteenth-century. The module locates key texts, ideas and theories in distinct historical contexts (colonialism, two World Wars, the Cold War), illuminating how academic ideas and social practices are shaped by and shape world affairs.

Module created

01/10/2011

Last revised

01/03/17