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137 modules found
  1. IR1005 - Concepts in Global Politics

    This module introduces students to the foundational features of the academic discipline of International Relations. It begins by considering what it means to study global politics …

  2. IR1006 - Foreign Policy and Diplomacy in Global Politics

    This module looks at the way states make foreign policy and engage in diplomacy to implement foreign policy. The module introduces some of the theories used to explain and…

  3. IR2005 - Theoretical Approaches to International Relations

    Theory is central to the discipline of International Relations. It is theory that distinguishes the field from the study of history, current affairs or journalism and makes the…

  4. IR2006 - Studying International Relations

    Building on IR2005's discussion of theoretical approaches to International Relations, this module will explore the process of studying International Relations, via a close…

  5. IR3007 - Democracy & Democratisation

    This module introduces you to some of the major debates concerning democratic theory and democratisation. The first part of the module looks at some of the key arguments…

  6. IR3008 - International Terrorism

    This module examines the concept of terrorism; problems of definition; nature and characteristics and relationships to other forms of violence; typology; political objectives,…

  7. IR3012 - Third World in International Development

    This module critically examines the major theories of development and explores their utility in understanding development in the Third World. In the first part of the module,…

  8. IR3021 - Case Studies in Conflict Analysis

    This module provides students with an opportunity to work on case studies in conflict analysis, in which they develop the skills required to analyse the roots, dynamics, key…

  9. IR3024 - The Politics of Africa

    This module provides an introduction to the study of African politics. Contemporary Africa is complex and varied: the continent consists of around fifty states with very different …

  10. IR3025 - International Security

    This module provides a general overview of international security affairs using a variety of conceptual perspectives, ranging from orthodox realist and liberal approaches to more…