Non-Thesis Master Program in International Relations

International Security and Strategy (RI-801)

Course Code Course Name Semester Theory Practice Lab Credit ECTS
RI-801 International Security and Strategy 2 3 0 0 3 8
Prerequisites
Admission Requirements
Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Type Compulsory
Course Level Masters Degree
Course Instructor(s) Menent SAVAŞ CAZALA menento@gmail.com (Email)
Assistant
Objective To help students to understand and analyze security policies of the diverse actors of the international scene, to study international policy through a historical perspective, analyzing security questions and contemporary strategies.
Content The understanding and analyze security policies of the diverse actors of the international scene, the study of international policy through a historical perspective, the analyze of security questions and contemporary strategies.
Course Learning Outcomes The students will understand and analyze security policies of the diverse actors of the international scene, study international policy through a historical perspective, analyze security questions and contemporary strategies.
Teaching and Learning Methods
References BATTISTELLA Dario, Théories des Relations Internationales, Paris: Presses de Sciences Po, 2003.
BITSCH Marie-Therese, Histoire de la Construction Europeenne, Paris: Editions Complexe, 2001.
BOUCHER David, Political Theories of International Relations: from Thucydides to the present, Oxford: Oxford Uni. Pub., 1998.
BRAILLARD Philippe, Théories des Relations Internationales, Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 1977.
BRONSTONE Adam, European Security into the Twenty-First Century: Beyond Traditional Theories of International Relations, Aldershot: Ashgate, 2000.
BURCHILL Scott, LINKLATER A., Theories of International Relations, St. Martin Press, New York, 1996.
CLARK Ian, NEUMANN Iver, Classical Theories of International Relations, London: Macmillan, St. Martin's Press, 1996.
FAUGERE Jean Pierre, Economie Europeenne, Paris: Presses de Sciences Po., 2002.
HURRELL Andrew, FAWCETT Louise, Regionalism in World Politics: regional organization and international order, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995.
KLEINSCHMIDT Harald, The Nemesis of Power : a History of International Relations Theories, London: Reaksion Books, 2000.
MASCLET Jean Claude, L'Union Politique de l'Europe, Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 2001.
MITRANY David, A Working Peace System, Chicago: Quadrangle Books, 1966.
OLIVI Bino, L'Europe Difficile, Paris: Gallimard, 2001.
PENTLAND Charles, International Theory and European Integration, London: Faber and Faber Lim., 1973.
ROCHE Jean Jacques, Théories des Relations Internationales, Paris : Montchrestien, 1994.
ROSAMOND Ben, Theories of European Integration, New York: Palgrave, 2000.
SMOUTS M.C., Les Nouvelles Relations Internationales, Paris: Presses de Sciences Po., 1998
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Theory Topics
Week Weekly Contents
1 General presentation
2 Threat perception and objective determination
3 The “security” concept and security theories
4 Historical background and new threats
5 Historical evolution of strategies
6 Essential security instruments of states
7 National security, globalization, international security
8 Security culture and insecurity
9 Security culture and insecurity
10 Developing countries and security
11 Terrorism and states
12 Economy and security
13 Security in a globalized world
14 War strategies
Practice Topics
Week Weekly Contents
Contribution to Overall Grade
  Number Contribution
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade 1 40
Contribution of final exam to overall grade 1 60
Toplam 2 100
In-Term Studies
  Number Contribution
Assignments 0 0
Presentation 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 100
Project 0 0
Laboratory 0 0
Other Applications 0 0
Quiz 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0
Reports 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0
Seminar 0 0
Other 0 0
Toplam 1 100
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 On top of the previously obtained BA degree, must have acquired the necessary competence required by the pluridisciplinarity of IR; X
2 Must be able to perfection himself/herself on and also specialize in research methods with a view to present work data in accordance with scientific criteria; X
3 Should be able to apply the acquired knowledge at a specialist’s level; X
4 Should be able to choose his/her specialization theme and/or region while perfectionning his/her work in accordance with this choice and improving his/her capacity of analysis; X
5 Must have acquired the necessary basic knowledge in order to undertake publications and programs on IR within printed and visual media; X
6 Should be able to pursue a career specialized in IR within the private sector and NGOs; X
7 Should be able to follow national and international publications in his/her field of research. X
Activities Number Period Total Workload
Class Hours 14 3 42
Working Hours out of Class 8 6 48
Assignments 1 16 16
Presentation 1 17 17
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 2 2
Project 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Other Applications 0 0 0
Final Examinations (including preparation) 0 0 0
Quiz 0 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0 0
Reports 0 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0
Total Workload 125
Total Workload / 25 5,00
Credits ECTS 5
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