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Archived Curricula Guide 2012–2015
Curricula Guide is archieved. Please refer to current Curricula Guides
POLPOP02 Introduction to Political Science 5 ECTS
Organised by
Degree Programme in Politics
Political Science
Planned organizing times
Period(s) I II III IV
2012–2013 X
2013–2014 X
2014–2015 X
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
School of Management
Curricula 2011 – 2012

Keywords

Strategic themes: Internationalisation

Learning outcomes

After completing the course the students have a basic understanding of the key concepts, theories, research questions and materials, and current challenges in political science. The students will be familiar with political science as an academic discipline and know how it is linked to other subjects. The students can also reflect on changes in politics and political participation and identify the main properties of the most important political ideologies and types of political regimes.

Contents

Introduction to political science; key concepts, theories, research questions and materials, and current challenges in political science.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 24 h 0 h

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work  2 ECTS
In Finnish
Evaluation 
Numeric 1-5. 
Written exam  3 ECTS
In Finnish
Study materials 

Heywood, Politics. Palgrave 2007. 3. painos (3 op)

Evaluation 
Numeric 1-5. 
Further information 

Kirjallisuus tentitään luentokuulustelun yhteydessä.

Option 2
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam 
In Finnish

Evaluation

Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

Heywood, Politics. Palgrave 2007. 3rd edition (3 ECTS), and additional material to be agreed on with the examiner.

Belongs to following study modules

School of Management
School of Management
Economy and Politics (Common Core Studies / JKK)
2012–2013
Teaching
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
For Open University students only
School of Management