Policy Analysis

2018/2019

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The module comprises relevant coursework and an exam portfolio.

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • key concepts and theories within policy analysis
  • the target areas of policy analysis, their relevance, and practical usage
  • significant methodological approaches to policy analysis in practice.

Skills

  • communicating knowledge on the above-mentioned disciplines in a clear, structured and comprehensible manner.
  • discussing concrete social and political incidents and processes in the context of policy analysis.

Competences

  • contributing to the elucidation and discussion of concrete social and political incidents and processes in the context of policy analysis, on the basis of relevant knowledge
  • discussing the effect of the chosen theoretical approach on the understanding of concrete issues within policy analysis.

Extent and expected workload

5 ECTS

Exam

Exams

Name of examPolicy Analysis
Type of exam
Written exam
The examination is an exam portfolio; the content of the portfolio must demonstrate that the student has achieved the above-mentioned learning objectives that the student has achieved the above-mentioned learning objectives and has participated actively in course activities. The requirements for the contents of the portfolio will be determined by the course instructor at the start of the semester.
The assignment paper will be evaluated by the examiner.
Any re-examinations will be held in held in accordance with the above guidelines on the basis of a revised exam portfolio.
ECTS5
Permitted aids
All written and all electronic aids
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination

Facts about the module

Danish titlePolicy analyse
Module codeBALISE201824
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