2471.15 - Politikkur og umsiting
Politikkur og umsiting
Bachelor in History, Social Studies and Planning, Politics and Administration or equivalent qualifications.
The purpose of the course is to provide the students with theoretical basis for further studies in politics and public administration
Knowledge about: Key concepts within the theoretical fields of politics, public policy and administration Selected empirical fields of comparative and international politics Selected empirical fields of public organisations, administration and management.
Læru- og undirvísingarhættir
The course will be based on a combination of lectures, thematic seminars and a final written assignment.
The student should be able to: Formulate and communicate an advanced interdisciplinary understanding on politics and administration. Elucidate the key roles of politics and administration in modern/ late modern societies. Make reflexive choices between different theories and theoretical approaches and their practical purpose in understanding the function of institutions and organisations in advanced societies. Identify and define concrete problems and methods in studies of politics, policy and administration, relevant for advanced understanding of modern institutions and organisations. Understand and analyse institutional and organisational change and the effect of such changes on societies
Evaluation of synopsis.
Bibliography will be available at the Department.