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By the end of the semester, students in this course should be able to do the following:
1. Employ a political economy approach to the study of interstate and intrastate conflict.
2. Distinguish among different political economy explanations for the causes and outcomes of armed conflict.
3. Critically read and dissect peer-reviewed literature on the political economy of armed conflict.
4. Frame research questions and conduct research relevant to an analysis of conflict.
5. Convey information and research regarding the economic motivations, costs, and consequences of armed conflict in an effective manner, both in writing and orally.
6. Recognize and articulate public policy issues pertaining to the conduct of armed conflict and, as engaged and knowledgeable citizens, participate with others in addressing those issues.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Attendance: Course Participation||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Assignment: Final Paper||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Graded||No||
|Examination: Mid-Term Exam||Unspecified||No||Graded||No||
|Assignment: Short Paper||Unspecified||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
In line with university policy students will be provided with feedback within 20 days of the deadline for submitting the assignment.