School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations

This information is for the 2015 academic year. See information for INTP 113 in 2014.

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. This course may also be able to be taken towards a major in POLS. See major requirements for details.

Tuition Fees

2015: domestic $850.60     international $3,796.00

Set Text

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

Trimester 1 2015

* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.

CRNFrom/ToDaysTimeBuilding [Campus]RoomInstructor
14478 (L2) 2 Mar – 5 Apr 2015Mon, Thu1100 - 1150Student Union [Kelburn]MT228Joe Burton
Jana Von Stein
Jason Young 
2 Mar – 5 Apr 2015Wed1100 - 1150Maclaurin [Kelburn]LT103
20 Apr – 7 Jun 2015Mon, Thu1100 - 1150Student Union [Kelburn]MT228
20 Apr – 7 Jun 2015Wed1100 - 1150Maclaurin [Kelburn]LT103
15376 (L3) 2 Mar – 5 Apr 2015Mon, Wed, Thu1410 - 1500Cotton [Kelburn]LT122Joe Burton
Jana Von Stein
Jason Young 
20 Apr – 7 Jun 2015Mon, Wed, Thu1410 - 1500Cotton [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.