*Please note that module information is indicative and may change from year to year.
AIMS & LEARNING OUTCOMES
The aims of this module are to:
- provide students with a coherent overview of strategic theory and practice from the eighteenth century to the present day;
- provide students with a theoretical framework around which historical knowledge and contemporary events can be organized and interpreted;
- foster amongst students the capacity for analysis, judgement and communication at a level commensurate with undergraduate study.
Upon successfully completing this module, students will have:
- understood the important role that strategy plays at the interface between the political and military spheres of activity;
- identified major continuities and discontinuities in the theory and practice of strategy since the eighteenth century;
- understood the role of political and technical factors in shaping the character of strategic theory and practice;
- practised a range of intellectual, practical and transferable skills, through participation in classes and through the preparation and submission of course work.
Dr John Stone*
Typically, 1 credit equates to 10 hours of work. For a Full Year 30-credit module, this will equate to 40 hours of teaching time (2 hours per week) with 260 hours of self study.
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Coursework & Exam*