POL1005S - Introduction To Politics B

18 credits at NQF level 5

Entry Requirements:

DP for POL1004F or with special permission from the Head of Department.

Course Outline:

This course is an introduction to two related fields of Political Studies – Comparative Politics and International Relations. Comparative Politics involves the use of comparative approaches to study political institutions and processes within states. International Relations examines power relations across state borders. The course provides an introduction to the systematic study of both fields, with an emphasis on some of the leading theories and questions.