School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations

INTP-113 – Introduction to International Relations

Points:20Prerequisites:None
Faculty:Humanities & Soc ScCorequisites:None
School:History, Phil, Pol Sci & IRRestrictions:POLS 113

This course is an introduction to the principal concepts, issues and theoretical debates within the field of International Relations. Topics covered include: power, diplomacy, the United Nations, arms control, terrorism, developmental politics, civil society and international political economy. Upon completion of the course, students should have a good basic understanding of international relations and a solid foundation for taking upper-level courses on the subject. 55% internal assessment, 45% examination.

Tuition Fees

2014: domestic $818.00     international $3,650.00

Set Text

Haynes, Jeffrey, et al, World Politics (Pearson, 2011)

Trimester 1 2014

* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.

CRNFrom/ToDaysTimeBuilding [Campus]RoomInstructor
14478 (L2) 3 Mar – 20 Apr 2014Mon, Thu, Fri1100 - 1150Student Union [Kelburn]MT228Joe Burton 
5 May – 8 Jun 2014Mon, Thu, Fri1100 - 1150Student Union [Kelburn]MT228
15376 (L3) 3 Mar – 20 Apr 2014Mon, Thu, Fri1510 - 1600Cotton [Kelburn]LT122Joe Burton 
5 May – 8 Jun 2014Mon, Thu, Fri1510 - 1600Cotton [Kelburn]LT122

Course Outline Information

For FHSS and NZSM course outlines (current and previous years), please refer to the Course Outlines page on the FHSS website.