Foreign Policy and Diplomacy in Global Politics
SCQF level 7
Academic year(s): 2019-2020
SCOTCAT credits : 20
ECTS credits : 10
Level : SCQF level 7
This module looks at the way states make foreign policy and engage in diplomacy to implement foreign policy. The module introduces some of the theories used to explain and understand foreign policy and diplomacy, the role of institutions, culture and society in the production and execution of foreign policy, and then presents a series of case studies demonstrating foreign policy 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%