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PI5502: GLOBAL SECURITY ISSUES (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

'Global Security Issues' is an elective, second semester module for the MSc Strategic Studies, Strategic Studies & International Law and Strategic Studies & Management degree programmes.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second 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 nature and condition of global security in recent times, and likely developments are analysed.  Issues examined include US global strategy, Russian foreign and security policies, NATO, EU security policies, political Islam, Gulf security challenges, China's world role, Japanese security policy, African insecurity, and India's foreign and defence policies.


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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