Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POL2052: Foreign Policy: Leadership, Power and Responsibility

This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

The main topics covered comprise:

Theories of foreign policy;

Actors & leadership;

Decision-making; International law;

ethics of responsibility;

Illustrative case studies.

Learning and Teaching

This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:

Scheduled Learning and Teaching ActivitiesGuided independent studyPlacement / study abroad

...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Scheduled Learning and Teaching activity16.511 x 1.5 hour lectures. Subject knowledge will be communicated in lectures, and developed through private study and tutorial discussion
Scheduled Learning and Teaching activity1010 x 1 hour tutorials
Guided Independent study123.5Independent study

Online Resources

This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).