Diplomacy and international studies 876

Module code DIP 876
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Module content

The holistic nature and interdisciplinary scope of diplomacy, as an institution, practice and area of academic study and research, are introduced and contextualised within the broad framework of international studies, incorporating aspects of international relations, international law and international political economy. Subsequently, the focus shifts to the theoretical and practical relationship between international relations, foreign policy and diplomacy as a tool of foreign policy. Accordingly, South Africa’s diplomacy, at a global and regional level, is critically analysed using the comparative method amongst others.

Module credits 30.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 1 lecture per week
Language of tuition English
Academic organisation Political Sciences
Period of presentation Semester 1 or Semester 2

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