Introduction to International Studies: Disciplines, Issues and Approaches

2021/2022

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The module comprises relevant coursework and an individual examination portfolio.

Learning objectives

Knowledge

The student must attain

Knowledge and understanding of:

  • the basic disciplines within the International Studies field

  • major problems addressed by the International Studies field

  • methodological and theoretical approaches to basic concepts within the International Studies field

  • problems central to the life of international society, international institutions, and major international actors.

     

Skills

The student must attain

Skills in:

  • communicating knowledge on the above-mentioned issues in a clear, structured manner.

Competences

The student must attain

Competencies in:

  • using basic disciplinary approaches in International Studies for analyzing and working on concrete problems within the field of International Studies
  • communicating about International Studies topics in a clear written English.

 

 

Type of instruction

Please see § 17 in the curriculum.

Exam

Exams

Name of examIntroduction to International Studies: Disciplines, Issues and Approaches
Type of exam
Written exam
The examination is an individual exam portfolio; the content of the portfolio must demonstrate 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 lecturer at the start of the semester.
The portfolio will be evaluated by the examiner.
Any re-examinations will be 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
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleIntroduktion til internationale studier: fagdiscipliner, temaer og tilgange
Module codeBALISE2003
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
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 Learning
FacultyThe Faculty of Humanities