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International Public Administration and Politics / Politics and Administration / Public Administration
When registering for courses, please be aware of the potential conflicts and overlaps between course and exam time and dates. The planning of course activities at Roskilde University is based on the recommended study programmes, which should not overlap. However, if you choose optional courses and/or study plans that goes beyond the recommended study programmes, an overlap of lectures or exam dates may occur depending on which courses you choose.
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Knowledge • Knowledge at the highest international standard of political dynamics, institutional structures and decision-making patterns in the European Union and international organisations (such as the UN, the IMF and the European Council). The focus is on the contribution of these institutions to multi-level governance in a globalised world, with particular emphasis on the influence of the European Union on internationalised and Europeanised public administration. • Knowledge of theories that contribute to an understanding of the institutions and decision-making processes in a multi-level context. • Knowledge of the legal and political aspects of decision-making and administration processes in a multi-level context. • Knowledge of the relationship between public and private players and institutions in transnational implementation. • Knowledge of how statistics contribute to illuminating a problem within a policy area.
Skills • Skills to reflect critically on the contributions of various institutions and players to solving problems that transcend borders. • Skills to apply legal and political sources from various levels to the analysis of a concrete policy problem. • Skills to analyse EU policy and law documents and their importance to administration at various levels in the EU Member States. • Skills to find and select from relevant statistical data in different databases in order to illuminate a policy problem in a relevant manner. • Skills to interpret statistical analyses of issues within the subject area of the course.
Competencies • Competency to handle theories of institutions and players within the subject field of IPAP. • Competency to find relevant statistics in different databases in order to illuminate a policy problem. • Competency to apply statistics to issues highlighted in the theoretical part of the course. • Competency to take responsibility for one’s own academic development.
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category hours: class teaching 30 hours other (for example student presentations, exercises, peer-review) preparation 195 hours examination 45 hours hours – total 270 total
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Continued feedback as part of class discussions
|Administration of exams||
ISE Studieadministration (firstname.lastname@example.org)
|The responsible course lecturer||
Kerstin Carlson (email@example.com)
|Learning outcomes and assessment criteria||
The course consists of three integrated parts.
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Currently no data from curriculum.
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Currently no data from curriculum.
|Teaching and working methods||
The teaching alternates between lectures and exercises. In addition, a whole-day interdisciplinary workshop with the other two courses of the semester is included
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|Form of examination||
Individual written take-home assignment given by the lecturer.
The character limit of the assignment is: maximum 31,200 characters, including spaces.
The character limit includes the cover, table of contents, bibliography, figures and other illustrations, but exclude any appendices.
The duration of the take-home assignment is 4 days and may include weekends and public holidays.
Assessment: 7-point grading scale.
Moderation: Internal co-assessor.
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Samme som ordinær eksamen