International Organizations

2018/2019

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The module comprises a course and a take-home assignment.

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • civil society, private and public international organizations, including non-governmental organizations, social movements, and their significance to the international society.

Skills

  • understanding and describing the role of international organizations in the international society
  • understanding, describing and analyzing the structure and work processes of international organizations.

Competences

  • working with relevant theories for analyzing organizational and institutional issues
  • selecting and describing relevant methods for analyzing and describing organizational issues

  • communicating ideas and arguments on organizational and institutional issues in a well- argued and articulate academic written and spoken language.

Extent and expected workload

5 ECTS

Exam

Exams

Name of examInternational Organizations
Type of exam
Written exam
The examination is a take-home assignment; the content of the assignment must demonstrate that the student has achieved the above-mentioned learning objectives. The exact content of the assignment will be determined by the course instructor at the start of the semester. The assignment paper must comprise a maximum of twelve pages.
The assignment paper will be evaluated by the examiner; in case of a fail grade, the assignment paper will also be evaluated by an internal censor.
Any re-examinations will be held in accordance with the above guidelines on the basis of a revised assignment paper.
ECTS5
Permitted aids
All written and all electronic aids
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal examination

Facts about the module

Danish titleInternationale organisationer
Module codeBALISE201823
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS5
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Language and International Studies
FacultyThe Faculty of Humanities