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.

Teaching and assessment

We’re currently reviewing teaching and assessment of our modules in light of the COVID-19 situation. We’ll publish the latest information as soon as possible.

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 150 hours of work. This breaks down into about 22 hours of contact time and about 128 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

This module is running in the academic year 2020/21. 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.


This module is offered on the following courses: