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One-year Part II

Guidelines for 2018-19 for students wishing to take a one-year Part II in Politics and International Relations

 

Students wishing to take a one-year Part II in Politics and International Relations can take four papers across Part IIA and Part IIB.

 

Guidelines for papers taught every year

 

POL3: International Organisation

POL4: Comparative Politics 

  • POL4 Module A: The Middle East: Soudi Arabia and Iran compared
  • POL4 Module B: Africa: A comparison of postcolonial state formation in Kenya and Tanzania
  • POL4 Module C: Eastern Europe: Poland and Russia compared
  • POL4 Module D: Southeast Asia: Burma/Myanmar and Siam/Thailand in comparative perspective
  • POL4 Module E: The United States and the United Kingdom: Exploring the Diversity of Modern Capitalism

POL5: Themes and issues in politics and international relations

POL6: Statistics and methods in politics and international relations

POL7: The history of political thought to c. 1700

POL8: The history of political thought from c.1700 to c. 1890

POL 9: Conceptual issues and texts in politics and international relations

POL10: The history of political thought from c.1700 to c. 1890

POL11: Political philosophy and the history of political thought since c. 1890

 

  1. A one-year Part II student can take any of POL3, POL4, POL5, POL6, POL7, POL8, POL11, POL12, POL13, POL14, POL15, POL16, POL17, POL18, POL19, POL20 and POL21, subject to the regulations below.
  2. A one-year Part II student can only take POL11 if s/he also takes POL7 or POL8 or has taken comparable papers in either the Philosophy Tripos or the Historical Tripos.
  3. A one-year Part II student wishing to take any of POL12, POL13 and POL15 must also take POL4.
  4. A one-year Part II student wishing to take POL12 must in POL4 take the Middle East case study in Michaelmas term.
  5. A one-year Part II student wishing to take POL14, POL16 or POL17 must also take POL3.
  6. A one-year Part II student wishing to take POL20 must also take POL8.
  7. Replacing one of the papers by dissertation is not allowed.

 

Guidelines for variable IIB papers available in 2019-20

 

POL12: The Politics of the Middle East

POL13: The Politics of Europe

POL14: US Foreign Policy

POL15: The Politics of Africa

POL16: Conflict and Peacebuilding

POL17: Law of Peace: The Law of Emerging International Constitutional Order

POL18: Politics and Gender

POL19: Themes and Issues in Politics and International Relations

POL20: The Politics of the Future, 1880-2080

POL21: China in the International Order