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Law And Conflict In International Soceity (Module)

Module description

*Please note that although all module information is correct for the 2017/18 academic year, it is subject to change for future academic years.

Aims

  • To encourage interdisciplinary study of international law, international politics, strategy and ethics
  • To foster understanding of empirical cases and issues of international peace and security
  • To cultivate reflective discussion of current developments in international peace and security
  • To promote new and current research on aspects of international peace and security
  • To foster knowledge and understanding of research issues
  • To encourage reflection on research project design 

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the Compulsory Module, all students should have:

  • Knowledge of basic elements of international law and international politics
  • Knowledge and understanding of major cases and issues of international peace and security
  • Familiarity with issues of research design, methodology and implementation
  • Awareness of new and current research in international peace and security
  • Engaged critically with issues of international peace and security
  • Participated in workshops exploring integrated aspects of international peace and security

Staff information

Professor James Gow*

Dr Natasha Kuhrt*

Professor Guglielmo Verdirame*

Teaching pattern

Typically, 1 credit equates to 10 hours of work. For a Full Year 40-credit module, this will equate to 40 hours of teaching time (2 hours per week) with 360 hours of self study.

Module assessment - more information

Coursework & Exam*

Key information

Module code 7SSWM031

Credit level 7

Assessment coursework written examination/s

Credit value 40

Semester Full-year

Study abroad module No