School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations

INTP-113 – Introduction to International Relations

Faculty:Humanities & Soc ScCorequisites:None
School:History, Phil, Pol Sci & IRRestrictions:None

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. 60% internal assessment, 40% examination. This course may also be able to be taken towards a major in POLS. See major requirements for details.

Tuition Fees

2016: domestic $876.00     international $3,985.80

Set Text

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

Trimester 1 2016

* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.

CRNFrom/ToDaysTimeBuilding [Campus]RoomInstructor
14478 (L2) 29 Feb – 24 Apr 2016Mon, Wed, Fri0900 - 0950Maclaurin [Kelburn]LT103Joe Burton
Alexander Bukh
Jana Von Stein 
2 May – 5 Jun 2016Mon, Wed, Fri0900 - 0950Maclaurin [Kelburn]LT103
15376 (L3) 29 Feb – 24 Apr 2016Mon, Wed, Fri1200 - 1250New Kirk [Kelburn]LT301Joe Burton
Alexander Bukh
Jana Von Stein 
2 May – 5 Jun 2016Mon, Wed, Fri1200 - 1250New Kirk [Kelburn]LT301

Course Outline Information

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