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Department of Politics, Languages and International Studies, Programme Catalogue 2014/15

THPL-APM15: MA International Security


Mode of attendance: Part-time

Year 1

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  • This programme has the following designated alternative programmes (DAPs):
  • Assessment Regulations: Appendix 11 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view
  • Programme progression requirement: not applicable
  • Taught credits: 60; Dissertation/Project credits: 30

Semester 1: Taught Units

Designated Essential Units Click here for further information:
PL50763 International security: theories and concepts 6 Credits
PL50869 Scopes and methods of politics and international relations 6 Credits
Optional Units: Select 3 units from the following list:
PL50751 International relations theories 6 Credits
PL50766 European security 6 Credits
PL50785 Memory culture - memory politics 6 Credits
PL50866 Foreign policy analysis 6 Credits
ZZ50001 Director of Studies approved unit 6 Credits

Semester 2: Taught Units

Designated Essential Units Click here for further information:
PL50764 International security: the contemporary agenda 6 Credits
Optional Units: Select 4 units from the following list:
PL50663 Organised crime in Europe: threats and challenges 6 Credits
PL50768 Britain and Europe 6 Credits
PL50868 International organisations in world politics 6 Credits
PL50884 International relations of South and Central Asia 6 Credits
PL50893 Economic foreign policy and the international trade regime 6 Credits
PL50894 Theories of conflict and conflict resolution 6 Credits
ZZ50005 Director of Studies approved unit 6 Credits

Dissertation Period: Project/Dissertation Units

Compulsory Units:
PL50770 MA in International Security dissertation 30 Credits

* This programme catalogue is applicable for the 2014/15 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2015/16 and beyond should not assume that later years of a programme will be in the format displayed here for 2014/15.
* Programmes and units are subject to change at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* Availability of units will be subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.