Jakso on pakollinen politiikan ja organisaatioiden opintosuunnan opiskelijoille.
After completing the course, students will be familiar with the central theoretical approaches to the study of politics and organisations, their central concepts and the key interconnections between these approaches. They will be able to apply their learning to the examination and evaluation of topical phenomena. The course also develops students’ skills in the writing of their thesis.
First period of the second year of studies
The course content is comprised of theoretical approaches to the study of politics and organisations, their concepts and the examination of key interconnections between these approaches. The focus is on selected questions of philosophy, methodology and methods
- David Marsh & Gerry Stoker, eds., Theory and Methods in Political Science, 3rd edition, Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan 2010, chapters 1–10, 11 and 16
- Robert B. Denhardt & Thomas J. Catlaw. Theories of Public Organization, 7th edition, Stamford, CT: Wadsworth Publishing, 2015
Required literature for the online book examination to be completed in the Examinarium facility for students of other degree programmes:
- David Marsh & Gerry Stoker, eds., Theory and Methods in Political Science (3rd ed.) Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan., 2010, the entire book
- Jos C.N. Raadschelders & Eran Vigoda-Gadot. Global Dimensions of Public Administration and Governance: A Comparative Voyage. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley 2015
Graded on a scale of 0 to 5 (0=fail, 1=pass, 2=satisfactory, 3=good, 4=very good, 5=excellent)
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 students of the Study Track in Politics and Organisations. Students of the Bachelor’s Programme in Politics, Media and Communication: an annually organised contact teaching course. A book examination on the required literature will be organised during the course as specified by the teacher.