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Programme Academic Structure for 2023 - 2024, BA in International Relations

This information is provisional & subject to change.

Year 1 Core Modules:

CodeTitleCreditSemesterExam %CA %Resit Category
LG116Introduction to Politics5Semester 101001
LG1170Intro to International Relations & Security10Semester 101001
LG122Core Skills & Methods for Intl Relations10Year long01001
LG123Introduction to Development5Semester 201001
LG1250International Political Economy5Semester 201001
LG134The Role of International Law in IR5Semester 201001
LG146Climate Change and International Politics5Semester 101001
LG147Introduction to European Integration5Semester 201001

Year 1 Optional Modules -

CodeTitleCreditSemesterExam %CA %Resit Category
FR103Intermediate French Language Skills 15Semester 101001
FR104Intermediate French Language Skills 25Semester 201001
GE103Intermediate German Language Skills 15Semester 101001
GE104Intermediate German Language Skills 25Semester 201001
LC113Contemporary Cultural Debates5Semester 201001
LG113Introduction to US History and Politics5Semester 201001
LG132Introduction to Global Governance5Semester 101001
SP103Intermediate Spanish Language Skills 15Semester 101001
SP104Intermediate Spanish Language Skills 25Semester 201001

Year 2 Core Modules:

CodeTitleCreditSemesterExam %CA %Resit Category
LG2180Guided Research Project10Semester 201001
LG219Foreign Policy and Diplomacy5Semester 101001
LG233Conflict, Security and Peace10Semester 101001
LG2440Intelligence and National Security5Semester 101001
LG245Contemporary Political Terrorism10Semester 201001
LG250Research Design and Methods5Semester 101001
LG359Political Ideologies5Semester 201001

Year 2 Optional Modules -

CodeTitleCreditSemesterExam %CA %Resit Category
FR213Intermediate French Language Skills 35Semester 101001
FR214Intermediate French Language Skills 45Semester 201001
GE213Intermediate German Language Skills 35Semester 101001
GE214Intermediate German Language Skills 45Semester 201001
LC202Global Cultures5Semester 201001
LC208The Making of Contemporary Europe5Semester 101001
LG247Introduction to Gender Studies5Semester 201001
LG248Irish Foreign Policy5Semester 201001
LG369International Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding5Semester 101001
SP213Intermediate Spanish Language Skills 35Semester 101001
SP214Intermediate Spanish Language Skills 45Semester 201001

Year 3 Core Modules:

CodeTitleCreditSemesterExam %CA %Resit Category
LG329Key Issues in International Relations10Semester 201001
LG396Digital International Relations10Semester 101001

Year 3 Optional Modules -

CodeTitleCreditSemesterExam %CA %Resit Category
FR323Intermediate French Language Skills 55Semester 101001
FR324Intermediate French 65Semester 201001
GE323Intermediate German Language Skills 55Semester 101001
GE324Intermediate German Language Skills 65Semester 201001
LC336Conflict Resolution in Northern Ireland5Semester 101001
LC4760Nationalism and Populism in the 21st Century5Semester 201001
LC478Sexualities, Languages and Societies5Semester 201001
LG232Post Soviet Politics5Semester 101001
LG250AResearch Design and Methods5Semester 201001
LG320Contemp. Politics of the M. East & N. Africa5Semester 201001
LG331Issues in American Politics5Semester 201001
LG333Dissertation10Year long01001
LG340Gender, Race, Class and Politics5Semester 101001
LG345Issues in European Integration5Semester 201001
LG361The Politics of Sub-Saharan Africa5Semester 101001
LG365The Politics of South Asia5Semester 101001
LG367Unrecognised States in the Intl. System5Semester 101001
LG394The Politics of Migration in Europe5Semester 201001
SP323Intermediate Spanish Language Skills 55Semester 101001
SP324Intermediate Spanish Language Skills 65Semester 201001
UM404Uaneen - Contributing Module5Year long01001
UM405Uaneen Non-Contributing Module5Year long01001

Year N Core Modules:

CodeTitleCreditSemesterExam %CA %Resit Category
LG398Politics and Foreign Policy of China10Semester 201001

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