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On completion of this module, students will have acquired:
• A rigorous understand the foundations of the United Nation’s approach to Peacekeeping
• A theoretically informed understanding of where ‘peacekeeping’ is located in the broader nexus of peacebuilding, conflict
resolution and conflict prevention.
• Be able to critically assess current approaches to UN peacekeeping
• Critically engage with multiple theoretical perspectives on the UN’s approach to Peacekeeping.
• Demonstrate an ability to prepare an academically rigorous piece of research on a topic related to UN Peacekeeping that is
supported by specific case study analysis.
United Nations, Peacekeeping, Conflict, Conflict Resolution, Security, Militaries
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Seminar (or Webinar)||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Continuous Assessment: This is made up of response papers, small group work and a presentation.||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Essay: 5000 word end-of-module assessment||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
• Peer review activities
Feedback will be provided to students within 20 working days of the deadline for the assignment in according with university policy.