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PI 1013
INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS: HISTORY AND CONCEPTS
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: Dr M Bain

Pre-requisite(s): None

Co-requisite(s): None

The course covers a broad range of historical events ranging from the middle of the nineteenth century to the present. It introduces students to the development of International Relations as a discipline, but also to key concepts and analytical skills required to study the subject at a higher level.

2 one-hour lectures and associated tutorial teaching.

1st Attempt: This course is assessed by one online quiz (5%), one bibliography test (10%), one 1500 word essay (25%) and 1 two hour written examination (60%).

Resit: 1 two-hour written examination (100%).