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Theorising International Politics

When you'll study it
Semester 1
CATS points
ECTS points
Level 5
Module lead
Jonathan Havercroft
Academic year

Module overview

Although a ‘common sense’ view of world politics is often presented in non-academic contexts, there is little agreement among experts on what international relations is, and how we should think about the discipline. This module enables students to critically examine the conventional wisdom and as a result

to gain a more critical understanding of international relations. The module emphasizes that ‘the truth’ about international relations is disputed and analyses competing knowledge claims

Pre-requisite for PAIR3001 and PAIR3005

Linked modules

Pre-requisite: PAIR1001 or PAIR1002 or PAIR1004 or PAIR1005