Joint-honours information for 2016 entry

Geopolitics and International Affairs

Module 915M1

Module details for 2016/17.

30 credits

FHEQ Level 7 (Masters)

Module learning outcomes

Understand the different approaches to geopolitics and analysis of the international system

Comprehend the grand strategies and foreign policy practices of the major powers of the international system

Understand some of the key regional dynamics of contemporary geopolitics

Formulate academically informed opinions about contemporary geopolitics

Coursework components. Weighted as shown below.
ReportT1 Week 7 100.00%
Essay (4000 words)Semester 1 Assessment Week 1 Thu 16:0080.00%

Submission deadlines may vary for different types of assignment/groups of students.


Coursework components (if listed) total 100% of the overall coursework weighting value.

TermMethodDurationWeek pattern
Autumn SemesterWorkshop3 hours11111111111

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