International Security in the 20th Century
Undergraduate | MAQ-PICX1014 | 2024
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- 18 weeks
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- 22 July 2024
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International Security in the 20th Century
About this subject
On successful competion of this subject , you will be able to:
- Demonstrate knowledge of the origins, course, and consequences of major twentieth century wars and conflicts
- Demonstrate knowledge of how and why key ideas and institutions of international security changed across the twentieth century
- Analyse and evaluate competing historical interpretations of important aspects of international security in the twentieth century
- Identify and restate the argument of a piece of writing, develop a convincing argument in their own writing, and effectively support that argument using appropriate sources
- A week-by-week guide to the topics you will explore in this subject will be provided in your study materials.
This subject provides an introduction to key events, processes, and concepts in the international history of war, peace, and security in the twentieth century. Students will investigate the causes, conduct, and consequences of particular international conflicts, such as the world wars and the Cold War. They will also examine the evolution of ideas and institutions that provided - and in many cases still provide - the political architecture for international and national security. In covering this material, the subject will encourage students to develop their analytical thinking and writing skills.
- Essay 1 (30%)
- Essay 2 (30%)
- Active Engagement (10%)
- Premininary test (10%)
- Final Test (20%)
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