International Politics (M1544)

15 credits, Level 4

Spring teaching

In this module, you address the nature and functioning of international politics.

You are introduced to theories of international politics, through exploring a range of different traditions and approaches.

You then examine a number of key issues and concepts in international politics.

As part of the module, you apply these theories and concepts to a range of different regions.


50%: Lecture
50%: Seminar


50%: Coursework (Essay)
50%: Written assessment (Essay)

Contact hours and workload

This module is 150 hours of work. This breaks down into 22 hours of contact time and 128 hours of independent study.

This module is running in the academic year 2019/20. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. It may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.