EDS203 Introduction to International Relations
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Course responsible: Stig Jarle Hansen
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Department of International Environment and Development Studies
Teaching language: EN
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This course starts in August block. This course has teaching/evaluation in August block, .
Course frequency: Annually
First time: 2010H
The course give a simple introduction to the various approaches to international relations, Realism. Liberalism, Marxism, Constructivism, as well as to international history.
The course provide a very simple introduction to international relations, as well as contemporary history. It also functions as an introduction to accademic writing skills.
Learning methods will include lectures, discussions, group work, oral and written presentations, and consultations with advisors.
Office hours and procedures are established at the first class meeting. A course schedule is handed out at the same time.
John Baylis, Steve Smith, Patricia Owens (2008) The Globalization of World Politics: An Introduction to International Relations.
Submit signed plagiarism declaration.
Individual paper counts 100%. Exam only given in English
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)
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The course will run over 2 weeks with 4 hours of lectures every day.
Internal and external examiners will grade the paper.
Examination details: Continuous exam: Bestått / Ikke bestått