BA 312 EU Business School Wk 6 Neorealism Neoliberism and Constructivism Essay


Task brief & rubrics

CASE STUDY: Individual task
This task is a written assignment
TITLE: Assess and critique THREE Theories of International Relations and Approaches (from Unit 2 of Course outline) to answer this question: How
relevant are Theories of International Relations in trying to explain global politics in the 21st century?
• This needs to be a critical report using examples – both past and present and from your lectures.
• It needs to include an outline of what the theory is, what are its strength and weaknesses and what is its value in trying to explain international
relations in the 21st century.

Wordcount: 1500 words
Cover, Table of Contents, References and Appendix are excluded of the total wordcount.
Font: Arial 12,5 pts.
Text alignment: Justified.
The in-text References and the Bibliography have to be in Harvard’s citation style.
Submission: Week 6 – Via Moodle (Turnitin) – Sunday 7th November 23:59 CET.
Weight: This task is a 30% of your total grade for this subject.
It assesses the following learning outcomes:
Outcome 1: Theoretical perspectives of international relations.
Outcome 2: Identify: different theories of international relations pertaining to contemporary international issues.
Application (30%)
Student applies fully
relevant knowledge from
the topics delivered in
Good 80-89
Student demonstrates
good understanding of the
task and mentions some
relevant concepts and
demonstrates use of the
relevant vocabulary.
Student applies mostly
relevant knowledge from
the topics delivered in
Critical Thinking
Student critically assesses
in excellent ways, drawing
outstanding conclusions
from relevant authors.
Student critically assesses
in good ways, drawing
conclusions from relevant
authors and references.
Student communicates
their ideas extremely
clearly and concisely,
respecting word count,
grammar and spellcheck
Student communicates
their ideas clearly and
concisely, respecting word
count, grammar and
Knowledge &
Exceptional 90-100
Student demonstrates
excellent understanding of
key concepts and uses
vocabulary in an entirely
appropriate manner.
Fair 70-79
Student understands the
task and provides minimum
theory and/or some use of
Student applies some
relevant knowledge from
the topics delivered in
class. Misunderstanding
may be evident.
Student provides some
insights but stays on the
surface of the topic.
References may not be
Student communicates
their ideas with some
clarity and concision. It
may be slightly over or
under the wordcount limit.
Some misspelling errors
may be evident.
Marginal fail 60-69
Student understands the task
and attempts to answer the
question but does not
mention key concepts or uses
minimum amount of relevant
Student applies little relevant
knowledge from the topics
delivered in class.
Misunderstands are evident.
Student makes little or none
critical thinking insights, does
not quote appropriate
authors, and does not
provide valid sources.
Student communicates their
ideas in a somewhat unclear
and unconcise way. Does not
reach or does exceed
wordcount excessively and
misspelling errors are
Conclusions – Week 6 Assignment
Pick THREE of the IR theories outlined in Unit 2
Outline each theory using authors to either support/critique their claims
Use examples – present and past – do the same
Use your judgement for why each theory is relevant (or not) based on the
last 20 years (in comparison to the previous century) or for the next 20
Intro – 200 words
Each theory – 350 words
Conclusion – 200 words

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