Den Europæiske Union

2019/2020

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

The student must attain

Knowledge and understanding of:

  • theories within sociology and political science on the nation-state and supranational cooperation

  • social developments in Europe, in particular in the EU.

Skills

The student must attain

Skills in:

  • understanding the structures, competencies and power distribution of the EU and EU’s role in international politics; a key theme is the tension between the nation-state and the supranational cooperation

  • analyzing the development and policies of the EU.

Competences

The student must attain

Competencies in:

  • working with relevant theories and methods for analyzing issues within the discipline of the elective course

  • communicating ideas and arguments in the subject area of the elective course in an appropriate written and/or spoken manner.

Exam

Exams

Name of examEuropean Union
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 minimum of six pages and a maximum of eight pages.
The assignment paper will be evaluated by the examiner.
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 gradingInternal examination

Facts about the module

Danish titleEuropean Union (elective module cf. section 37)
Module codeBALISE201832
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS5
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Language and International Studies
DepartmentDepartment of Culture and Global Studies
FacultyThe Faculty of Humanities