Course Objectives:

The basic objective of this course is to familiarize the student of the inter-linkage of foreign and security policies which culminates into war and peace between the states. The study examines the steps that have been taken to control the nuclear and conventional weapons to achieve peace and security round the globe. It also focuses on the problems of verification, transparency and on-site inspection.

Learning Outcomes

After completion of the course, students will be able to have;

• an academic understanding of the origins, theory and practice of disarmament, arms control and nonproliferation.

Know how nuclear disarmament process started.

• an understanding of the multilateral disarmament process.

  • Assessment Criteria;

    Attendance and Class Participation: 10%
  • 75% of attendance would be mandatory to take the final term exams. Students are encouraged to participate in class discussion and ask questions. Students are expected to come to class well prepared, having read the assigned reading for each class. Please come to class on time. Habitually coming to class late will be penalized. Cell phones must be turned off. If your phone rings in class on more than one occasion, I will ask you to leave class.
  • Short Term Paper: 4%
    Each student is required to submit a short-term paper of ranging 2000 to 3000 words on  the assigned titles. Similarity Index would be evaluated by using Turnitin Software.
    Presentations: 4%
  • Map Quiz: 2%
  • Mid Term Examination: 30%
  • Final Term  Examination: 50%​

Recommended Books
Arms Control The New Guide to Negotiations and Agreements By Jozef Goldblat

Class Timing and Days
Monday-Tuesday 1400 Hrs to 1530 Hrs


Course Material