This unit provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the main areas, processes, actors and structures involved in contemporary international relations. The unit is designed to build on the theoretical and historical knowledge the students have acquired in the Level One unit, Introduction to International Relations, and develops the students' understanding of the international system. The unit covers four main areas; international security, international organisations, international political economy, international law.
1x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
1x 1500 Essay (25%), 1x 1500 Essay (25%), 1x 1500 Essay (25%), 1x 1500 Essay (25%)
12 credit points at 1000 level in GOVT and a minimum of 36 credit points