Theoretical Approaches to World Politics

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Theoretical Approaches to World Politics

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    International Politics

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This module is an intermediate level module covering theories of International Relations. It builds on the introductory module, LG117, and prepares students for more advanced study of international politics

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Identify key theorists in the field of International Relations.
    2. Apply International Relations theories to real world examples.
    3. Critique original works of International Relations Theory.
    4. Identify the underlying philosophical commitments of select International Relations Theories.

Course Disclaimer

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