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LFCS1 Democratic Decision-Making 5–10 op
Organised by
Masters Degree Programme in Leadership for Change
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
Curricula 2015 – 2017
POMLFCS1 Democratic Decision-Making 5–10 ECTS

Learning outcomes

After having completed the study unit, the student understands the concept of an institution, as well as the central structural and functional principles of political systems, and knows which actors influence the democratic decision-making process. The student is aware of the principles of different forms of governance and theories of democracy. The student understands the societal position of political institutions, and is able to evaluate the interactions between political forces and institutions. The student is also able to analyse democratic decision-making as a process, starting from an issue becoming political, and ending in the implementation of the decision.


Understanding political processes and institutions, principles of political systems and political decision-making.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In English


Numeric 1-5.

Belongs to following study modules