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IR5800 Modern War and Strategy

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

The module will provide students with essential knowledge of strategy and military history. It will be taught in tandem with the second core module of the MLitt in Strategic Studies, which focuses on the history of strategic thought. Taken together, both modules will equip students with an overview of the academic field of strategic studies. It will also help students acquire the necessary skills and techniques for independent further study of topics and questions in strategic studies.

Place in programme(s) and relationship to other modules


Compulsory for Strategic Studies Postgraduate programme.

Optional for International Relations MRes Programme

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact:2-hour seminar

Assessment pattern

Postgraduate Assessment :Coursework = 100%


Module coordinator:Dr P O'Brien
Module teaching staff:Dr P O'Brien