MIR 530 International Relations Theory


Through this course, students will gain substantial knowledge and understanding of historical development of international relations and theories. Students will learn how to apply these theories in the study of International relations, entailing analysis of political ideas, practices and issues in the global arena.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Critically discuss foreign policy decision-making models and the decision-making process in a specific situation.
  • Gain sufficient knowledge about the role of idiosyncratic variables in international relations.
  • Understand the dynamic nature of international relations and significance of having a systematic framework for analyzing issues in world politics.
  • Synthesize general concepts and apply them to practical situations in world events.