Programme/Approved Electives for 2021/22
Available as a Free Standing Elective
The rise of China has had a profound impact on the emerging regional/global order and inter-state world system . This module is designed to introduce you to the studies of Chinese foreign policy and diplomacy. It starts with outlining an analytical and historical framework by looking at how China¿s historical encounters with the expanding European international system, and concludes with a discussion of the global impact of a rising China as a world power.
The rise of China has had a profound impact on the emerging regional/global order and world economy. This module is designed to introduce students to the study of Chinese foreign policy and international relations. This module describes the evolution and development of relationships between China and other major powers. It examines relevant key concepts and schools of thought in the study of Chinese foreign policy.Concentrating on the process of decision making and recent issues in Chinese foreign policy and diplomacy, the module looks at the instruments available to foreign policy decision makers, and thus helps students to understand the role and effect that foreign policy has in international politics.
Intended Learning Outcomes
Describe the main elements of contemporary Chinese foreign policy: 1Explain the impact of a rising China on regional and global diplomacy: 1Describe and evaluate the structures and processes of Chinese foreign policy making: 1Critically discuss China's changing role in foreign affairs: 1
30 contact hours (15 hours lectures + 10 hours seminars + 5 one-to-one supervision)10 hours lecture and seminar preparation10 hours post-class work (assignment) preparation25 hours final term paper (essay) preparation
1: Writing Assessment weighted 100%
Description of Module Assessment
AssessmentAssessment for importing mark to Keele Student Record System. See Section F1 for separate assessment details.