SCQF Level 9
Academic year(s): 2019-2020
SCOTCAT credits : 30
ECTS credits : 15
Level : SCQF Level 9
This module examines the concept of terrorism; problems of definition; nature and characteristics and relationships to other forms of violence; typology; political objectives, strategies and motivations; underlying causes of rise and decline of terrorism; dilemmas of democratic and international response; aviation terrorism; terrorism and diplomacy; the problem of state sponsorship and support; problems of international co-operation, including the use of diplomacy, international law and organisation, and police and intelligence measures.
Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass IR2006
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.
Scheduled learning hours: 22
Guided independent study hours: 278
As used by St Andrews: 3-hour Written Examination = 50%, Coursework = 50%
As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 50%
Practical examinations : 0%
Re-assessment: 3-hour Written Examination = 100%