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School of Politics and International Relations

POL249 Foreign Policy Analysis

POL249 Foreign Policy Analysis

Credits: 15
Semester: 2

Module Convenor: Dr James Strong
Overlap: None
Prerequisite: None

Description: This module introduces students to the study of how states make foreign policy decisions. It considers the social, material, institutional and political contexts for decision-making, and how individual leaders' cognitive and psychological traits influence the choices they make. It thus forms a bridge between the study of leadership, domestic politics, and international relations.


Assessment: Item 1: 40% Essay (1500 words) Item 2: 60% Examination (2 hours)
Level: 5

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