courses

BA Courses

No Module Name Module Code Module ECTS

Clustered Courses

Course No. Course Title cr. ECTS

1

Political Theory PSIR-M2011 15 PSIR 2201 Political Thought I 3 5
PSIR 2202 Political Thought II 3 5
PSIR 2211 Introduction to Politics and Government 3 5

2

Research Methodology PSIR-M2021  

10

PSIR 2232 Introduction to Research Methodology 3 5
PSIR 2321 Research Methods in Political Science 3 5

3

 

International Relations

 

PSIR-M2031

 

15

PSIR 2242 Introduction to International Relations 3 5
PSIR 2302 International Law for Political Scientists 3 5
PSIR 2432 International Organizations 5

4

Governance and Public Policy PSIR-M3011 15 PSIR 3332 Public Policy Making and Analysis 3 5
PSIR 3301 Governance and Human Rights 3 5
PSIR 3431 Democracy and Media Politics 5

5

 

Area Studies

 

PSIR-M3021

15 PSIR 3341 Politics and Government in Africa 3 5
PSIR 3351 Politics in the Horn of Africa 3 5
PSIR 3252 Politics of Contemporary Middle East 3 5

6

Politics of Social Change and Identity

 

PSIR-M3031  

10

PSIR 3212 Dynamics of Social Conflicts and Revolutions 3 5
PSIR 3331 Politics of Identity and Gender 3 5

7

Comparative Politics  

PSIR-M3041

 

20

PSIR 3311 Theories of State and Society 3 5
PSIR 3421 Introduction to Comparative Politics 3 5
PSIR 3442 Comparative Federalism 3 5
PSIR 3342 Theory and Practice of Local Government 3 5

8

Foreign Policy and Relations PSIR-M4011  

15

PSIR 4441 Foreign Policy and Diplomacy 3 5
PSIR 4322 International Relations of Africa 3 5
PSIR 4422 Ethiopian Foreign Policy and Relations 3 5

9

 

Global Studies

 

PSIR-M4021

 

 

 

15

PSIR 4411 Geopolitics 3 5
PSIR 4412 Power and Capital in the Global Economy 3 5
PSIR 4402 Seminar on Contemporary Global Issues 3 5

10

Political Economy of Ethiopia  

PSIR-M4041

 

 

20*

PSIR 4222 Introduction to Politics of Development 3 5
PSIR 4312 Politics and Government in Contemporary Ethiopia 3 7.5
PSIR 4451 Political Dynamics of Development in Ethiopia 3 7.5

11

Senior Essay PSIR-M4031 10 PSIR 4401 BA Thesis I 3 5
PSIR 4452 BA Thesis II 3 5

 

MA Courses

Year Semester Title of Course Course Code Credit Hours
 

First Year

 

First Semester

Pedagogy PEDY 601 7 ECTS
Theories of International Relations PSIR 611 7 ECTS
Research Methodology PSIR 621 7 ECTS
Seminar on Ethiopia’s Foreign Relations in the Horn of Africa PSIR 631 7 ECTS
International Law and Organizations PSIR 641 7 ECTS

 

Year Semester Title of Course Course Code Credit Hours
 

Second Year

 

Second Semester

Africa in the Global Political Economy PSIR 612 7 ECTS
Hydro-politics in Northeastern Africa and Middle east PSIR 622 7 ECTS
Theory and Practice of Human Rights PSIR 632 7 ECTS
Seminar on Conflict and Peace PSIR 642 7 ECTS

 

PhD Courses

First Semester

Year

Semester

Title of Course

Course Code

Credit Hrs

First year

 

 

First Semester

 

Advanced Research Methodology 801 3 cr hrs
Seminar in Contemporary Issues in International Relations 811 3 cr.hrs
Seminar on State – Society Relations and Governance in Ethiopia 821 3 cr. hrs

 

Second Semester

Year

Semester

Title of Course

Course Code

Credit Hrs

First Year

Second Semester Seminar in Modern Political Theory

831

3 cr hrs
Seminar in Conflict and Conflict Resolution in Africa

841

3 credit hours
Seminar in Democracy and Development in Africa

851

3 credit hours