|Module Title||CRITICAL SECURITY STUDIES|
|Co-ordinator||Dr Richard Wyn Jones|
|Semester||Semester 2 (Taught over 2 semesters)|
|Course delivery||Seminar||1 x two hour seminar per week over two semesters|
|Assessment||Report||1 x 2,000 word||25%|
|Essay||1 x 2,000 word||25%|
This module explores the `critical' turn in thinking about security. In particular, it addresses the broader security agenda of contemporary world politics; the philosophical assumptions of different world views about security, community and emancipation; and the implication of traditional versus alternative practices of security in different regions, institutions and issue-areas.