Transatlantic Security Relations

As taught Autumn Semester 2010
Professor Wyn Rees, School of Politics and International Relations

The module will investigate some of the key issues that have characterised transatlantic security cooperation since 1990. The module will focus on issues that relate to the security of the European continent as well as to matters of global concern.

Educational Aims

This module aims to:

Give students an understanding of the development in US-European security relations since 1990.

  • An awareness of the post-Cold War debates surrounding security issues both inside and outside of Europe.
  • Develop a subject specific knowledge of transatlantic security relations.
  • Encourage students to read widely in the literature on transatlantic relations.
  • Enable students to critically assess the subject of transatlantic security relations.
Module Code:M13018
Credits: 20 credits
Suitable for study at: Undergraduate level 3
Method and Frequency of Class: 1 x 2 seminar per week
Activities may take place every teaching week of the Semester or only in specified weeks. It is usually specified above if an activity only takes place in some weeks of a Semester
Target Students: Undergraduate students from the Schools of Politics, Economics, History, Law, Sociology and Social Policy There is a limited number of places on this module. Students are reminded that enrolments which are not agreed by the Offering School in advance may be cancelled without notice.  Available to JYA/Erasmus students.

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Offering School: Politics and International Relations