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Detailed information about the module 
Module title:
Security Studies
Module number:
88-148-CMP107-H-0918
Level:
Master (UNI)
Type:
Modul
Organised by:
Geschichts- und Gesellschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät
Instructors responsible:
Brummer, Klaus
Examiners:
Credit points (ECTS):
10
competencies/skills:
Consolidated, problem-driven skills of both traditional “hard” and new(er) “soft” security challenges and developments with implications for security as well as options for countermeasures adopted by single states, regional actors or international organizations.
Skills for oral and written presentations, for analysis as well as for critical reflection of relevant activities and modes of action in the realm of international security policy.
course content/topics:
Interstate and intrastate conflicts

Proliferation of weapons of mass destruction

Regime security

Terrorism

Cybersecurity

Additional developments and phenomena (e.g. climate, migration, demography) with security implications

Security policies of selected actors of international politics
formal requirements of admission:
keine
recommended qualifications:
Lesson / exam language:
Englisch
Lehr- und Lernformen/Lehrveranstaltungstypen:
Advanced seminar (SE) (2 hours per week)/practice (UE) (2 hours per week)
requirements for the attainment of ECTS points:
In-semester achievements with reference to written assignment and participation in academic discourse or independent study.
Assessment based on a written assignment with presentation graded at least with “sufficient”
workload/distribution of ECTS points within the module:
10 ECTS = 300 hours
Development of in-semester achievements: 3 ECTS
Preparation of written assignment on the basis of independent academic specialization of acquired knowledge: 7 ECTS
calculation of module marks:
Written assignment with presentation (not graded)
teaching/learning method:
compatibility with other courses of study:
Polyvalenz auf Veranstaltungsebene: Nehmermodul von Hauptseminar und Übung des Moduls Praxis, Strategien und (Politik-)Felder der Internationalen Politik. -MIB07-
Turnus des Angebots:
SS
Beteiligte Fachgebiete:
Politikwissenschaft: Internationale Beziehungen
Bemerkung:
Pflichtmodul