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PI5001: STRATEGIC THEORY (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

'Strategic Theory' is the compulsory, cornerstone module for the MSc Strategic Studies degree programme, and also the MSc Strategic Studies & International Law and Strategic Studies & Management degree programmes.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Mr James Wyllie

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

The contribution of strategy, as the mechanism for the application of power and force, to  national and international security is considered. Topics addressed include the nature of strategy, deterrence, limited war, arms control, terrorism, counterinsurgency and economics sanctions.

Further Information & Notes

None


Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers


Summative Assessments

1 in-class 1500 word approx. essay (20%); 1 team presentation (20%); 1 three-hour examination (60%)

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

None.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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