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Module Title LM Contemporary Perspectives on Conflict
Department Political Sci & Intern'tl Stud
Module Code 08 37489
Module Lead Mark Webber
Level Masters Level
Credits 20
Semester Semester 1
Restrictions None
Contact Hours Lecture-10 hours
Seminar-20 hours
Guided independent study-170 hours
Total: 200 hours
Description This module enables students to gain the skills to explain and analyse the causes and consequences of conflict around the world. By applying different theoretical approaches to real-life examples, students will analyse different perspectives on the concept and reality of conflict.
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 37489-03 : Essay - 1000 words : Coursework (25%)
37489-04 : 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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