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IR3006 International Regimes and Organisations

SCOTCAT credits:30
Academic year(s):2017/8
Level:
SCQF Level 9
Semester:1
Planned timetable:9.00 am Tue

This module covers: regime theory and international relations; the rise of international organisation; international conference diplomacy and rise of multi-lateralism; the UN system and its growth after 1945; complex cases of multi-lateral diplomacy; politicisation and financial issues in the UN system, the post-cold War reform of the UN.

Place in programme(s) and relationship to other modules

Undergraduate

Optional for International Relations and BA (Intl Hons) International Relations

UG Pre-requisite(s):IR2005 and IR2006

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact:1 x 1-hour lecture (x 10 weeks), 1 x 1-hour tutorial (x 10 weeks), 2 consultation hours with Coordinator (x 12 weeks). 2 hours examination feedback in week 1 of following semester.
Total module hours:
  • Scheduled learning: 20
  • Guided independent study: 280

Assessment pattern

UG As defined by QAA:
  • Written examinations: 50%
  • Practical examinations: 0%
  • Coursework: 50%
UG As used by St Andrews:3-hour Written Examination = 50%, Coursework = 50%
UG Re-assessment:3-hour Written Examination = 100%

Personnel

Module coordinator:Dr F Buranelli
Module teaching staff:Dr F Buranelli