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PO9D2 - The EU as an International Actor: Engaging with the Neighbourhood

  • Module code: PO9D2
  • Module name: The EU as an International Actor: Engaging with the Neighbourhood
  • Department: Politics and International Studies
  • Credit: 20

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

 develop an understanding of the evolution of EU foreign policy;  explore the main theoretical approaches to understanding and explaining the EU as an international power and actor;  analyse the key policy dilemmas facing the EU in its neighbourhood;  assess the effectiveness of the EU’s main engagement mechanisms and tools in its neighbourhood within a broader geopolitical context

Principal learning outcomes

On completion of this module, you should have  Improved your presentation and research skills  enhanced your abilities to work independently and as part of a group  enhanced your ability to critically analyse and provide policy solutions to the EU’s challenges in its neighbourhood You should also be able to:  demonstrate an appreciation of how the EU has developed as an international actor;  assess the EU’s ability as an international actor with a focus on the mechanisms of Enlargement, the European Neighbourhood Policy and Strategic Partnership  critically analyse, both orally and in writing, the current challenges facing the EU in its neighbourhood.

Timetabled teaching activities

Wk1: Introduction: Issues for Europe’s Role in a Changing World Wk2: The Development of the EU’s Common Foreign and Security Policy Wk3: Theory I: Theorising the EU’s External Relations Wk4: Theory II: The EU as a Power (Small Group work presentations) Wk5: The EU as a New Security Actor Wk6: Reading week Wk7:EU Enlargement and the Balkans: 'Exporting' Europeanisation? Wk8: EU Enlargement: The Case of Turkey (Class Debate) Wk9: The EU’s Neighbourhood Policy and Practice Wk10: The EU in the East: Caucasus and Russia (Presentations)

Departmental link

https://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/pais/study/studymasters/pgmodules/po9d2

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
20 CATS (Module code: PO9D2-20)
A (Assessed work only) 5000 word essay 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core

N/A

Optional
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  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies with (with NTU Singapore) (M91B) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies with (with NTU Singapore) (M91E) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies with (with NTU Singapore) (M91G) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies with (with NTU Singapore) (M91H) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies with (with NTU Singapore) (M91J) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies with (with NTU Singapore) (M91L) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies (with Universität Konstanz, Germany) (M92B) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies (with Universität Konstanz, Germany) (M92E) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies (with Universität Konstanz, Germany) (M92G) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies (with Universität Konstanz, Germany) (M92H) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies (with Universität Konstanz, Germany) (M92J) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies (with Universität Konstanz, Germany) (M92K) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies (with Universität Konstanz, Germany) (M92L) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies (with Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona) (M93B) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies (with Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona) (M93E) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies (with Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona) (M93G) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies (with Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona) (M93H) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies (with Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona) (M93J) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies (with Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona) (M93L) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Journalism, Politics and International Studies (with Monash University) (M94B) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Journalism, Politics and International Studies (with Monash University) (M94E) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Journalism, Politics and International Studies (with Monash University) (M94G) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Journalism, Politics and International Studies (with Monash University) (M94H) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Journalism, Politics and International Studies (with Monash University) (M94J) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Journalism, Politics and International Studies (with Monash University) (M94K) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Journalism, Politics and International Studies (with Monash University) (M94L) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Service (with American University, Washington DC) (M95B) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Service (with American University, Washington DC) (M95E) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Service (with American University, Washington DC) (M95G) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Service (with American University, Washington DC) (M95H) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Service (with American University, Washington DC) (M95J) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Service (with American University, Washington DC) (M95K) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Service (with American University, Washington DC) (M95L) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Global Governance (with University of Waterloo, Canada) (M96B) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Global Governance (with University of Waterloo, Canada) (M96E) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Global Governance (with University of Waterloo, Canada) (M96G) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Global Governance (with University of Waterloo, Canada) (M96H) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Global Governance (with University of Waterloo, Canada) (M96J) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Global Governance (with University of Waterloo, Canada) (M96K) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Global Governance (with University of Waterloo, Canada) (M96L) - Year 2
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  • Postgraduate Taught International Security (M9PC) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Public Policy (M9PF) - Year 2
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