The module provides a wide overview of the key theories and issues related to contemporary international security. The module includes eight theme-based lectures, preceded by general introductions and finishing with revision and assessment. Each theme-based lecture focuses on a crucial aspect of security and meets the course aims and learning outcomes of the module. Indicative topics covered include causes of war and peace, weapons of mass destruction, identity, geopolitics, health and the environment.
Pre-requisites: PAIR1001 OR PAIR1002 OR PAIR1004 OR PAIR1005