Themes and issues in Politics and International Relations

Course Material 2020/21

This paper consists of two essays of up to 5,000 words each, which are both formally assessed. There is no exam or general teaching (other than an introductory session at the start of Michaelmas Term) for this paper, and students will have three supervisions for each of their essays. The essays will address questions chosen from a list provided by the Department. The questions on this list focus on a wide range of theoretical and empirical issues covered in the study of Politics and International Relations. This paper is, therefore, an opportunity for students to explore in some depth two issues in Politics and International Relations of their interest.

NB. Students in History and Politics Pathway 1 (taking a History Special Subject) write one essay for this paper, which should be submitted early in Lent Term.