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IR5402 Analysis and Interpretation in International Political Theory

SCOTCAT credits:30
Academic year(s):2017/8
SCQF Level 11
Planned timetable:10.00 am - 12.00 noon Wed

This module introduces students to the methods and interpretive approaches that can be taken in the study of international political theory. It surveys a range of approaches to critical analysis, each examined through the work of prominent representatives, and considers questions regarding the conceptual, historical and normative interpretation of political theory texts.

Place in programme(s) and relationship to other modules


Compulsory for International Political Theory Postgraduate Programme.

Optional for International Relations MRes Programme

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact:2-hour seminars.

Assessment pattern

Postgraduate Assessment :Coursework = 100%
Re-assessment:re-sit and/or re-submission


Module coordinator:Prof P Hayden
Module teaching staff: