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IR3303   The Arab - Israeli Conflict

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 30

ECTS credits : 15

Level : SCQF level 9

Semester: 2

Planned timetable: 1.00 pm Tue

This module is a primer for all students wishing to explore the complexities of the ArabIsraeli conflict from its origins to its recent evolution. The module analyses local, regional and international dimensions of the conflict, drawing upon historical and critical frameworks. The module addresses the themes of war, secular and religious ideologies, and the importance of history, identity and discourse in the conflict.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass IR2006

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 1 lecture (x 11 weeks), 1 tutorial (x 10 weeks)

Scheduled learning hours: 23

Guided independent study hours: 270

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 3-hour Written Examination = 40%, Coursework = 60%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 40%
Practical examinations : 10%
Coursework: 50%

Re-assessment: 3-hour Written Examination = 100%


Module coordinator: Dr J K N Gani
Module teaching staff: Dr J Gani