Academic year(s): 2018-2019
SCOTCAT credits : 20
ECTS credits : 10
Level : SCQF Level 7
This module looks at the way states make foreign policy and the importance of security to this process. We start by looking at the domestic context, move on to issues of security, explore the way individual states shape their policy and the extent to which their actions are shaped by international regimes, law and diplomacy.
Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass IR1005
Weekly contact: 3 x 1-hour lectures (x 10 weeks), 1 x 1-hour tutorial (x 10 weeks), 1 consultation hour with Tutor (x 10 weeks) and 2 consultation hours with Year Coordinator (x 12 weeks). 4 hours of exam feedback are given in week 1 of the following semester.
Scheduled learning hours: 77
Guided independent study hours: 123
As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 60%, Coursework = 40%
As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 60%
Practical examinations : 0%
Re-assessment: 3-hour Written Examination = 100%