20 Credits SPRING



Aims/Description: This module aims to provide an advanced level of understanding of Japan's role in the world. By the end of the module students will be able to i) demonstrate knowledge of Japan's role in the world in the three dimensions of politics, economics and security in two key sites of international activity, the US and East Asia, and elsewhere. ii) Apply conceptual tools to analyse the role of norms, agency and structure in understanding Japan's role. iii) Demonstrate appropriate cognitive, communicative and transferable skills, including the ability to evaluate advanced concepts and theories. iv) Employ primary and secondary sources to present reasoned and effective arguments in written and oral form. v) Make individual and group presentation. vi) Pursue independent learning, and vii) show critical judgement.

Staff Contact: Professor Hugo Dobson
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam, Course work

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