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POLVOA51 Introduction to Political Theory 5 op
Organised by
Degree Programme in Politics
Political Science
Preceding studies
Compulsory:
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
Johtamiskorkeakoulu
Curricula 2015 – 2017

Keywords

Strategic themes: Internationalisation, Sustainable development

Learning outcomes

After completing the course unit the student has a general view of the main currents of political theory and political thought. The student has basic understanding on the most important classics of political thought. They can also apply political theory in analyses of contemporary society and politics.

Contents

Political theory, history of political theory and thought.

Modes of study

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

Evaluation

Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

Heywood, Political Theory. Palgrave 2004. 3rd edition. (3 ECTS)

Koikkalainen - Korvela (ed.), Klassiset poliittiset ajattelijat. Vastapaino 2012. (2 ECTS), or
Lindroos - Soininen
(ed.), Politiikan nykyteoreetikkoja. Gaudeamus 2008. (2 ECTS)
Please contact the teacher in charge for alternative literature in English.

Belongs to following study modules

Johtamiskorkeakoulu
Johtamiskorkeakoulu
Johtamiskorkeakoulu
Johtamiskorkeakoulu
Johtamiskorkeakoulu
Human Rights, Politics and Law (Yhteiset opinnot/JKK)
Johtamiskorkeakoulu
Johtamiskorkeakoulu