AE_04 Nordic and Russian Government in a Comparative Perspective - 10 stp
Subject can be taken as single course.
The course is relevant for Bachlor of Northern Studies and compulsory for students choosing the BNS advanced emphasis programme High North Politics, Intercultural Communication and Barnetscooperation (Can be replaced by BNS 200 Northern Studies Assignment)
Admission requirements: Nordic applicants: Generell studiekompetanse International applicants: Higher Education Entrance Qualification and certified language requirements in English.
A list of the requirements for the Higher Education Entrance Qualification in Norway can be found on the web site from the Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (NOKUT). For language requirements we refer to NOKUT's GSU-list.
Admission code: 9199 (Nordic applicants).
After completing the course, the candidate will:
Knowledge: will be familiar with basic analytical perspectives on political analysis
Skills: will be able to understand how the Nordic consensual democracies are working
Attitudes: will be able to understand the organisation and functioning of Russian government
Course requirements: Written answers to given tasks. The assignments have to be approved by the responsible teacher before the students are allowed to do the final exam.
Examination: Final evaluation; including several semester based tasks and one final exam. A final written home based exam. Available time: 3 days. The written tasks are evaluated as a whole, constituting one final mark. Grading: scale A ¿ F, with F for failed. Possibility of re-sit exam in case of F.
The date for the exam can be changed. The final date will be announced in the StudentWeb early in May and early in November.
Lectures Autumn 2017