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IR5800   Modern War and Strategy

Academic year(s): 2017-2018

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 30

ECTS credits : 15

Level : SCQF Level 11

Semester: 1

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.

Relationship to other modules

Co-requisite(s): You must also take IR5801

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 2-hour seminar

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%


Module coordinator: Prof Sir H F A Strachan
Module teaching staff: Dr P O'Brien