Foreign Policy

Nelson Mandela University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Foreign Policy

  • Host University

    Nelson Mandela University

  • Location

    Port Elizabeth, South Africa

  • Area of Study

    International Studies, Political Science, Social Policy

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

    10
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    0
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    1
  • Overview

    Syllabus

    PURPOSE
    This module will prepare students to understand the enormous role that foreign policy plays in world politics. The module aims to introduce the learner to foreign policy making.

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    • Understand the context of foreign policy making within formal institutions.
    • Identify and analyse the impact that events have on foreign policy making and international relations.
    • Understand the relationship between foreign policy making and democracy.
    • Understand the nature of foreign policy actors and all relevant stakeholders.

    CORE CONTENT

    • Foreign Policy analysis.
    • Analyzing Foreign Policy: Actors, Context and Goals.
    • Foreign Policy Case Studies.