Postgraduate Diploma in International Relations
Course code: 1400 ~ Course abbreviation: PGradDipIntRel ~ Total credit points required: 48 ~ 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time ~ Managing faculty: Arts
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This course will enable students to further their knowledge and understanding of international relations by engaging with literatures and taking part in seminar work at postgraduate level.
Students successfully completing this course will have: 1. a sound knowledge of diverse aspects of the academic discipline; 2. an understanding of the world view of the field of study; 3. a critical appreciation of the secondary literature in the field of study; 4. a familiarity with many of the key texts and cultural products pertaining to the field of study; 5. advanced reading and communication skills, both written and verbal; 6. advanced analytical skills; 7. advanced skills relating to the ability to use relevant technology such as databases, information management systems and search engines effectively.
Students complete 48 points, consisting of four units chosen from the list below, which must include at least two core units (marked *). Candidates who wish to be eligible to apply for subsequent admission to the Master of Arts by research with studies in international relations must include PLM4060.
There are no alternative exit points from this course.
Students who complete the course with a grade of credit average or above are eligible to apply for entry into the Master of International Relations.
Assoc. Prof. Shahram Akbarzadeh