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Course Content

The course offers a range of modules that will deepen students’ knowledge of international politics. All modules are taught around a weekly seminar and assessed on the basis of assignments and exams. The number of modules on offer and topics covered, and whether there is any choice of module topics, varies from year to year depending on student numbers.

Students also attend the Department's Monday Seminar Series , which features speakers from a variety of fields presenting on a topics such as far-right parties, the International Criminal Court, human rights, and Irish fiscal policy.

Required Course Modules 2022-23

Optional Modules 2022-23 (students select four)

Michaelmas Term
Hilary Term
  • POP88041 / POP88051 MSc Research Design

  • POP88061/ POP88071 International Politics

  • POP88081 / POP88091 International Conflict
Hilary Term
  • POP88164 Introduction to Quantitative Research Methods
Trinity Term
  • POP88200 Dissertation