Strategy, Diplomacy and State Security
Part of this Programme
Diplomacy and International Relations
Level of Qualification|Semesters|ECTS
Master Degree | Semestral | 6
Year | Type of course unit | Language
1 |Mandatory |Português
Total of Working Hours | Duration of Contact (hours)
160 | 45
Recommended complementary curricular units
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Specialized areas and intrinsic UC. Part I: Introduction to research methods in the area of ??State Security and Diplomacy. Study Events Diplomatic history. Strategy and Planning; Part II: Foreign Policy and Diplomacy. Diplomatic maneuvering. Diplomatic Missions. Diplomatic Strategy. Functions of the diplomatic mission. Media diplomatic. The Strategy General State Security Factors. The Vector Diplomatic Protection State; Part III: Methods of selection of work related to this UC EDSE. Reference to the media and diplomatic activities in geostrategic environment claim; Part IV: Analysis of papers involving this specific area EDSE and verification methods criticism; Part V: Visualization of the aspects of scientific writing and perfecting their skills in scientific work. Building critical mass for the doctoral level. Emphasis on communication regarding the accuracy of their results
UC aims to assist students in developing the critical thinking and scientific methodology to follow in order to identify, develop and update the traditional concepts of strategy and adapt them to this reality, in an international environment characterized by intense diplomatic activity involving the factor crisis management, by means of the international diplomatic thicken due to globalization, the existence of transnational terrorism and the widening of regional and ethnic conflicts that only diplomacy can resolve strategic maneuver. Still, the need to identify and close correlation between Diplomacy, Strategy and State Security to reduce vulnerabilities and increase potential in a world in constant competition originators of the existence of multiple threats.
Knowledge, abilities and skills to be acquired
This UC aims to assist in the development of critical thinking essential to the process of scientific research itself this level. Aiming to foster the creative innovation, own the doctoral level, followed a methodology of imparting knowledge where students acquire skills in interpretation of complex international situations, being called to settle them in study teams. This increase theoretical and practical skills in EDSE was oriented to raising skills in diplomacy and its maneuver, as Instrument of Foreign Policy of the State and its action in RI on the exercise of diplomatic activity in national and international organizations. This area was given and discussed taking into account the requirements of the Security and Defense in a triple activity area. These essential skills will give students increased capabilities and skills in the performance of duties international state and non-state.
Teaching methodologies and assessment
The teaching methodology was based on establishing a permanent interaction with the student in order to allow a continuous assessment and enhance the knowledge and skills to be acquired by the students, and also introduce a training in research as solutions to various problem situations that may occur in an area of ??theoretical and practical triple action inherent in this UC. Thus, and including the use of specific methods of investigation triple area, the evaluation system of UC is based on an evolutionary approach permanent split as follows:. 10% related to continuous assessment, including participation and student interest,. 20% relative to the multiple choice quizzes required during the course;. 30% as to the quality article develop for the workshop as well as their exposure, including student engagement in your organization;. 40% in the final frequency of the degree of knowledge demonstrated.
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