INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

IR553 INTERNATIONAL POLITICS

Course Code: 3142553
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. ÖZLEM TÜR KÜÇÜKKAYA
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Objective

The aim of this course is to introduce the students to international relations discipline and give a general framework for understanding and explaining how contemporary world politics work. The course combines history and theory in understanding current global politics. The course is composed of two parts: In the first part, the evolution of international society is studied from a historical perspective. In the second part, theoretical approaches for explaining and understanding international politics is studied as well as debates over methodological issues within the discipline.

Course Content

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Learning Outcomes

This course will introduce students to main approaches and concepts in international relations discipline.