Course: Security Studies

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Course title Security Studies
Course code KAP/BSNSZ
Organizational form of instruction no contact
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 0
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Cabadová Waisová Šárka, Doc. PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
The course is designed for students who wish to complete MA International Relations degree in the respective academic year. It is an oral exam in front of a jury, which generally lasts about 15-30 minutes. The course of the examination and other requirements are regulated by the Study and Examination Regulations of The University of West Bohemia in Pilsen. During preparation for the MA exam, candidates may use individual or group consultation meetings with guarantors of disciplines relating to the exam areas.

Learning activities and teaching methods
One-to-One tutorial, Students' self-study, Self-study of literature
professional knowledge
No particular prerequisites specified.
learning outcomes
Successful completion of the MA exam demonstrates that students acquired sufficient knowledge, skills and competence in accordance with the requirements of their respective study programmes and study fields.
teaching methods
Students' self-study
Self-study of literature
One-to-One tutorial
assessment methods
Combined exam
Recommended literature
  • Booth, Ken; Smith, Steve. Současné teorie mezinárodních vztahů. 1. vyd. Brno : Barrister & Principal, 2001. ISBN 80-85947-69-2.
  • Drulák, Petr. Jak zkoumat politiku : kvalitativní metodologie v politologii a mezinárodních vztazích. Vyd. 1. Praha : Portál, 2008. ISBN 978-80-7367-385-7.
  • Drulák, Petr. Teorie mezinárodních vztahů. Vyd. 1. Praha : Portál, 2003. ISBN 80-7178-725-6.
  • Pikna, Bohumil. Mezinárodní terorismus a bezpečnost Evropské unie : (právní náhled). Praha : Linde, 2006. ISBN 80-7201-615-6.
  • ROTBERG, Robert I. Failed States, Collapsed States, Weak States: Causes and Indicators. In ROTBERG, Robert I. (ed.): State Failure and State Weakness in a Time of Terror, Washington D.C., 2003.
  • WAISOVÁ, Šárka a kol. Slabé státy. Selhání, rozpad a obnova státnosti. Aleš Čeněk: Plzeň, 2007.
  • Waisová, Šárka. Lidská bezpečnost - pojetí a strategie: komparace přístupů členských států Evropské unie angažujících se v Human Security Network. Mezinárodní vztahy ISSN 0323-1844 Roč. 41, č. 1 (2. 2006.
  • Waisová, Šárka. Úvod do studia mezinárodních vztahů. 1. vyd. Dobrá Voda : Aleš Čeněk, 2002. ISBN 80-86473-16-3.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Foreign Relations (10-3) Social sciences 2 Summer