Europæisk politik, økonomi og samfund

2019/2020

Modulets indhold, forløb og pædagogik

The objectives are to provide students with theoretical and factual knowledge about developments within the field of EU policies (including foreign policy) and economy, as well as socio-political processes that influence European integration.

The module examines important processes in EU policies and the European economy. The students will be introduced to internal dimensions of the EU (such as the economic system, different policy areas and civil society relations with European institutions), to the external dimensions (i.e., decision-making procedures, actors and institutions of EU’s foreign policy) as well as to the social dimension of EU politics and policies. Various theoretical approaches will be presented in those realms, key notions of European democracy.

Læringsmål

Viden

  • possess knowledge and understanding of theories, themes and practices within the field of EU policies and European economy and can reflect on these on a scientific basis
  • possess knowledge and understanding of theories, themes and practices within the field of the foreign policy of the EU and are able to reflect on these on a scientific basis
  • possess knowledge and understanding of theories, themes and practices regarding socio-political relations in the context of the European Union and can reflect on these on a scientific basis.

Færdigheder

  • can use their knowledge within the module’s subject areas to select theories that serve the analytical purpose, and at the same time remain critical to these theories.

Kompetencer

  • can reflect and argue on the basis of scientific knowledge.
  • are able to critically apply theory to empirical data in order to analyze and explain developments within the module’s subject area.
  • are able to independently take responsibility for their own further academic development.

Undervisningsform

The module consists of lectures and seminars, exercises and student contributions.

 

Omfang og forventet arbejdsindsats

10 ECTS

Eksamen

Forudsætning for indstilling til prøven

  • All previous modules must have been passed in order for students to take the examination of the module.

Prøver

Prøvens navnEuropean Policies, Economics and Society
Prøveform
Skriftlig
The module is evaluated at an internally assessed individual written examination. The examination is a 72-hour take-home assignment comprising issues within the subject area of the module. The assignment paper must not exceed eight pages.
ECTS10
Tilladte hjælpemidler
Alle skriftlige og alle elektroniske hjælpemidler
The grade 12 will be awarded to students who give an excellent performance and demonstrate that they have fulfilled the objectives for the module exhaustively or with only few insignificant omissions.
The grade 02 will be awarded to students who demonstrate that they have fulfilled the minimum acceptable level of the learning objectives for the module.
Bedømmelsesform7-trins-skala
CensurIntern prøve

Fakta om modulet

Engelsk titelEuropean Policies, Economics and Society
ModulkodeKAINF201926
ModultypeKursus
Varighed1 semester
SemesterForår
ECTS10
UndervisningssprogEngelsk
TompladsJa
UndervisningsstedCampus Aalborg
Modulansvarlig

Organisation

StudienævnStudienævnet for Internationale Forhold
InstitutInstitut for Kultur og Globale Studier
FakultetDet Samfundsvidenskabelige Fakultet