International relations 310

Module code IPL 310
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Module content

International political economy
The nature and functioning of the international contemporary political-economic order are analysed against the background of the process of globalisation. The focus is on the interaction of political and economic trends and issues such as the economic importance and political impact of regional trade blocs; the debt burden of states; international aid; the role and influence of multinational corporations; and the transfer of technology to less-developed countries; the rise of new economic powers in the Global South; and global economic governance.

Module credits 30.00
NQF Level 07
Service modules Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Prerequisites PTO 101, IPL 210(GS), 220(GS)
Contact time 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Political Sciences
Period of presentation Semester 1

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