SCQF level 10
Academic year(s): 2018-2019
SCOTCAT credits : 30
ECTS credits : 15
Level : SCQF level 10
Availability restrictions: Not automatically available to General Degree students
This module provides students with a conceptual and historical overview of genocide from a broad interdisciplinary perspective. Drawing upon contributions from political science, international relations, history, philosophy, sociology, psychology and literature, the module examines a range of empirical case studies along with some of the historical and philosophical debates they have sparked. Topics to be addressed include definitions of genocide; the evolving international law of genocide; themes of memory, responsibility and denial; and mechanisms of justice and reconciliation.
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: 20
Guided independent study hours: 280
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%