|Course code module||2BPSW-13|
|Study load (hours)||168|
|Language of instruction:||Dutch|
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|Contract restriction information:|
No additional prerequisites.
The student should have successfully completed Ba1.
2. Objectives (expected learning outcomes)
To get acquainted with key concepts and theories of international relations.
To acquire the knowledge of basic and current facts in international politics.
3. Course content
The objective of this course is to give an introduction in international politics. The following subjects are dealt with: the relevance of theories of international relations for understanding international politics; Realism, Liberalism, and Constructivism; integration-theories; foreign policy; international political economy, including development issues; globalisation; threats to international peace and security; environmental issues.
4. Teaching method
Direct contact: Lectures
Personal work: Assignments - individual
5. Assessment method
Exam: Written, without oral presentationClosed book
6. Compulsory reading – study material
Joshua Goldstein and Jon Pevehouse, International Relations, Pearson, 2007, 597 p.
7. Recommended reading - study material
Provided to the students via Blackboard.