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Archived Curricula Guide 2011–2012
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HAP110 Fundamental Theories on Administrative Science 5 ECTS
Organised by
Administrative Science
Person in charge
Reasearch Associate of Administrative Science

Learning outcomes

The course examines fundamental questions of Administrative Science and its major theories. The course provides the basic background for further studies.


1 Science: tasks, possibilities, types of research interests, principles and societal significance.
2 Administrative Science: origin, main developments and academic organization.
3 Main theoretical directions in administrative research: The origin and meaning of essential theories in the research and modern administration, organizations and management.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 20 h 0 h

Teaching language


Modes of study

The course (5 ECTS) can be completed by taking an exam on the following book or by writing essays according to the guidelines of the instructor (see http://www.uta.fi/laitokset/jola/opiskelu/studies.php).

The lectures of the course are given only in Finnish.


Numeric 1-5.

Recommended year of study

1. year autumn

Study materials

  1. Shafritz, Jay M.- Hyde, Albert C. (eds.): Classics of Public Administration. Thomson Wadsworth, 6th edition 2007.


Belongs to following study modules

School of Management
Basic Studies (Administrative Science)
School of Social Sciences and Humanities
Themes of Youth Work (Youth Work and Youth Studies)
School of Social Sciences and Humanities
Themes of Youth Work (Youth Work and Youth Studies)
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
School of Management