Checking date: 20/05/2023

Course: 2023/2024

International Security Policy
Dual Bachelor in International Studies and Business Administration (Plan: 505 - Estudio: 319)

Coordinating teacher: OZEL SERBETÇI, ISIK

Department assigned to the subject: Social Sciences Department

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
This course examines the theories and empirical issues about international security policy. It explores enduring and contemporary issues in international security. Besides introducing the major theories in the field, it surveys policy decisions and tradeoffs among political, social, economic, military, legal, and ethical goals and values, studying the interactions between the states, organizations, institutions, and individuals in policy formulation, implementation, and outcomes. The course has three major objectives: (1) to understand the major theoretical perspectives and paradigms in security studies, (2) to survey the mos salient substantive areas, questions and debates in the field; (3) to apply theories and paradigms to contemporary problems of international security.
Learning activities and methodology
THEORETICAL PRACTICAL CLASSES Knowledge and concepts students must acquire. Student receive course notes and will have basic reference texts to facilitatefollowing the classes and carrying out follow up work.Students partake in exercises to resolve practical problems and participatein workshops and an evaluation tests, all geared towards acquiring the necessary capabilities.Subjects with 6 ECTS are44 hours as a general rule/ 100% classroom instruction. TUTORING SESSIONS Individualized attendance (individual tutoring) or in-group (group tutoring) for students with a teacher. Subjects with 6 credits have 4 hours of tutoring/ 100% on- site attendance. STUDENT INDIVIDUAL WORK OR GROUP WORK Subjects with 6 credits have 98 hours/0% on-site.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.