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14.11.2019 at 09:00 - 4.12.2019 at 23:59



After completing the course, students will understand the basic premise of research on world politics and will be able to apply their learning to further studies, as well as to various phenomena of world politics and related public discourse.

Second period of the first year of studies

The course introduces students to research trends and central points of contention in world politics, building towards an overview of world politics as a field founded on both the traditional discipline of international politics and the multidisciplinary study of globalisation. The course examines concepts, theories and developments in the history of the world.

Jenny Edkins, Maja Zehfuss: Global Politics: A New Introduction

Potential additional reading announced by the teacher during the course

Graded on a scale of 0 to 5 (0=fail, 1=pass, 2=satisfactory, 3=good, 4=very good, 5=excellent)

Retake of the PVK-M120 lecture course in Faculty examination 14.12.2019 at 9-11 (2 hrs). Preregistration required.

Instructions for examinations

  • Faculty examinations re held in Porthania.
  • Faculty examinations begin at 9.00. Students must arrive by 9.30 and may leave no earlier than 9.30.
  • Students may take only writing utensils with them to their seats (no bags etc.). No programmable calculators or dictionaries are allowed.
  • Mobile phones must be switched off.
  • Examination answers must be returned to the invigilator in the examination envelope.
  • Students must provide proof of identity when submitting their answers.

The course is compulsory for all students of the Bachelor’s Programme in Politics, Media and Communication. A contact teaching course will be organised annually. The course may include additional literature announced by the teacher. The course includes a book examination on the required literature. The course can also be completed through the Open University as contact and/or online teaching.