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US. Presidential Elections (NAM-III/ NAM-VI) 5 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Basic studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Degree Programme in History
North American Studies
School of Social Sciences and Humanities

Learning outcomes

The Students will learn about the political science of elections and the US. Political system via the example of U.S. presidential elections.

General description

The presidential elections course will follow the Us. Presidential elections in the autumn of 2012. The course is about the political science of elections.

Enrolment for University Studies

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Katri Sieberg, Teacher responsible


5-Sep-2012 – 12-Dec-2012
Lectures 30 hours
US. Presidential Elections
Wed 5-Sep-2012 - 12-Dec-2012 weekly at 10.15-11.45, Linna K 103
Independent work 10 hours


Numeric 1-5.

Evaluation criteria

Students will be evaluated based on exams and essays.

Study materials

The course will have learning material in the web-based moodle system. Students enrolling in the course will have to singn in for Moodle.

Further information

A detailed syllabus of the course will be posted on the website of the program.