AIS3121 - Theories of International Relations

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Asian and International Studies
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2016/17
Semester B 2017/18 (Tentative)

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course will introduce three basic theoretical approaches in international relations (Realism, Liberalism and Marxism) and enhance the ability to analyse empirical cases through applying these theories. It will help students to appreciate the differences between the major approaches to the study of international relations and to explore the central debates and most recent issues in international relations. 

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 100%
Detailed Course Information


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Department of Asian and International Studies