Module Information

Module Identifier
IPM1220
Module Title
Critical Security Studies: Emerging Issues
Academic Year
2021/2022
Co-ordinator
Semester
Semester 1
Exclusive (Any Acad Year)
Other Staff

Course Delivery

 

Assessment

Due to Covid-19 students should refer to the module Blackboard pages for assessment details

Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment Review Essay  3000 Words  50%
Semester Assessment ​Research Essay​  3000 Words  50%
Supplementary Assessment Review Essay  3000 Words  50%
Supplementary Assessment ​Research Essay​  3000 Words  50%

Learning Outcomes

On completing the module students will be able to:

- describe, analyse and assess security relations at a state-societal level in both the developing and developed world;

- analyse, evaluate and critically discuss the policy responses to the new security agenda, and the alternatives to them; and,

- apply research design skills to the specific field of security studies.

Brief description

This module provides subject-specific training for students through an exploration of emerging issues on the global security agenda.

Aims

This module aims to allow students to develop the ability to analyse, evaluate and discuss:

- security relations at a state-societal level in both the developing and developed world;

- the inter-relationship between global processes and specific security dynamics; and,

- the policy responses to the new security agenda, and the alternatives to them.

Content

Following a consideration of the so-called `human security' agenda widely adopted by contemporary international organisations, the module considers a variety of emerging security issues in the developing and developed worlds all in the context of globalising political-economic structures.

Module Skills

Skills Type Skills details
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Notes

This module is at CQFW Level 7