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Critical Geopolitics (Module)

Module description

This module explores contemporary and historical geopolitics and encourages students to think critically about the actors, power relations, and practices of international politics. It outlines key approaches to conceptualising and researching geopolitics within geography, and provides students with the opportunity of applying these to a number of historical and contemporary case studies.

*Please note that module information is indicative and may change from year to year.

Staff information

Dr Ruth Craggs; Dr Richard Schofield

Teaching pattern

8 (1hour) lectures and 8 (1hour) seminars plus 4 hours of posters and oral presentations.

Module assessment - more information

One 3000 word essays (65%), One Poster (individual) (35%)

Key information

Module code 7SSG5212

Credit level 7

Assessment coursework presentation/s

Credit value 20

Semester Semester 1 (autumn)

Study abroad module No