UCL Institute of the Americas


AMER0069: International Politics of Latin America

***NOT RUNNING IN 2023/2024***


Module leader: Dr Par Engstrom

Credits: 15

Term: 1 or 2


This module introduces students to the study of the international politics of Latin America. It draws on concepts from the general International Relations literature to consider trends in Latin America’s international politics, with particular attention to contemporary developments as well as long-term trends in relations between Latin American countries and the United States. The module deploys thematic and comparative approaches in addition to specific case studies to understand how the region of Latin America can inform central analytical debates in the field of International Relations.

Assessment pattern

Coursework (700 words)Coursework (CN01)  25.00Standard
Coursework (2,500 words)Coursework (CN01)  75.00Standard

NOTE: Assessment forms may change from one academic year to another. Please consult with the Teaching Administration Team