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Module Title LM Global Cooperation on Global Problems
Department Political Sci & Intern'tl Stud
Module Code 08 37486
Module Lead Mark Webber
Level Masters Level
Credits 20
Semester Semester 2
Restrictions None
Contact Hours Lecture-20 hours
Seminar-10 hours
Guided independent study-170 hours
Total: 200 hours
Description This core module focuses on the practice of international institutions seeking to manage inter-state cooperation. By examining a range of case studies from around the world, it will provide students with the skills to understand and explain how the rule of law, institutionalisation and governance create structures under which cooperation can flourish.
Learning Outcomes By the end of the module students should be able to:
  • Understand and interpret different theoretical approaches to the causes and consequences of conflict
  • Demonstrate an ability to apply different theoretical approaches to real-life examples
  • Recognise and explain the causes of conflict across a range of case studies
Assessment 37486-01 : Essay - 1000 words : Coursework (25%)
37486-02 : Essay - 2500 words : Coursework (75%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions Assessment: 1 x 1000 word essay (25%) 1 x 2500 word essay (75%)
Reassessment: resit of failed piece or pieces of assessment
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