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Moodle
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Timetable

Here is the course’s teaching schedule. Check the description for possible other schedules.

DateTimeLocation
Mon 31.10.2016
14:00 - 16:00
Mon 7.11.2016
14:00 - 16:00
Mon 14.11.2016
14:00 - 16:00
Mon 21.11.2016
14:00 - 16:00

Registration and fee

75 euros. More information.
The course is free of charge undergraduate students and exchange students of the University of Helsinki who are enlisted as attending students at the moment of registration.

Registration begins on Wed 10th August.
Registration for undergraduate students and exchange students at the University of Helsinki

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Registration for other students
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Description

The purpose of this course is to explore the Finnish political system and culture from a wide perspective, including recent research in social psychology.

After taking this course, the student will be able to describe the various components of the Finnish political system, have an
understanding of some of the shaping forces of the political thinking and values; the student will be able to describe the role and functions
of the various actors in the political arena in Finland. The student will also have a preliminary understanding of the Finnish foreign policy.

The purpose of this course is to explore the Finnish political system and culture from a wide perspective, including recent research in social psychology.

After taking this course, the student will be able to describe the various components of the Finnish political system, have an
understanding of some of the shaping forces of the political thinking and values; the student will be able to describe the role and functions
of the various actors in the political arena in Finland. The student will also have a preliminary understanding of the Finnish foreign policy.

Lectures 8 hours + 10 videoed lessons + multiple choice exams I and II + discussions + essay

The course will be graded using the standard scale (0-5).


Moodle (learning environment) will open on Tue 17th October.
Before the first meeting you should watch all videoed lessons.
Essay deadline is on Sun 27 November 2016.

We reserve the right to make changes to the study programme.