Approaches to US Foreign Policy since 1945

Department of American and Canadian Studies, School of English, Drama and American & Canadian Studies

College of Arts and Law


Code 23042

Level of study Third/Final year

Credit value 20

Semester One

Pre-requisite modules ‘You must have completed at least two years of appropriate study in this discipline.’

Module description

A re-examination and re-interpretation, using primary and secondary evidence, of the development of US foreign policy since 1945, with respect to strategy, organisation, and operations. Students will consider the relationship between geopolitical, bureaucratic, economic, military, and ideological factors.

Teaching and learning methods