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Credit Course - Debating International Relations The University of Edinburgh Summer School
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This course will examine concepts and theories in the study of world affairs and global politics.
It will cover the mainstream approaches of realism and liberalism as well as major critical approaches, including feminism and post-colonialism. Theories and concepts will be discussed in the context of historical and contemporary case studies, including the Cold War, the 2003 invasion of Iraq, the 2008 global financial crisis, and the COVID-19 pandemic. Relevant scholarly frameworks will also be used to make sense of major issues in the study and practice of global politics such as weapons proliferation, humanitarian intervention, and the climate crisis.
- Subject: Social and Political Science
- Teaching fellow: Dr Andrew Drever
- Credit level: SCQF Level 8 (Year 1 Undergraduate)
- Credits: 20 SCQF/10 ECTS/4 US
- Eligibility: Students must be aged 18 or over. An academic transcript must be provided to certify at least 1 year of Undergraduate study.
- Language requirements: Evidence of English language ability equivalent of IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 5.5 in each component
- Dates: 04 July-28 July 2022
- Length: 4 weeks
- Contact hours: 76
- Course fee: £3,710
- Application deadline: 23 May 2022 (17:00 - BST)