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Module Title LM China and the World
Department Political Sci & Intern'tl Stud
Module Code 08 37829
Module Lead Tsering Topgyal
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 will provide an advanced understanding of China’s international relations with a variety of states and actors across the world. It will examine China’s foreign policy and global economic footprint, and how a selection of other states respond to China’s increasing capabilities and expanding interests. The module will draw on a range of theoretical perspectives from International Relations and International Political Economy.
Learning Outcomes By the end of the module students should be able to:
  • Gain advanced knowledge of the actors, processes and issues in China’s international relations Critically reflect upon China’s relations with key actors around the world
  • Apply theoretical knowledge to contemporary issues pertaining to China’s foreign policy and global economic interests
Assessment 37829-01 : Literature Review - 1000 words : Coursework (25%)
37829-02 : Essay - 2500 words : Coursework (75%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions Assessment: 1 x 1000 Literature Review (25%) 1 x 2500 word essay (75%)
Reassessment: resit of failed piece or pieces of assessment.
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