Course code EDS375

EDS375 Advanced Readings in International Relations

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Course responsible: Benjamin Skaar de Carvalho
Teachers: Iver Brynild Neumann, Iver Brynild Neumann
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Department of International Environment and Development Studies
Teaching language: EN
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
max. 10 students
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Autumn parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Autumn parallel, .
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2009-2010
Last time: 2014V
Preferential right:
M-IR students
Course contents:
The course consists of six (6) compulsory lectures, of which one will be devoted to discussing term papers. Student participation in the seminars is expected, generally in the form of individual presentation of course readings.
Learning outcome:
Advanced Readings in International Relations will be offered on different topics, depending on student interest and teaching resources. Generally, the course will aim at introducing students to a topic not covered by the curriculum, or offer in-depth understandings of topics already covered. In general, though, the level of the course will be quite high, and a good mastery of the fundamentals of International Relations is essential
Learning activities:
Lectures and seminars
Teaching support:
Office hours and procedures are established at the first class meeting. A course schedule is handed out at the same time.
A literature list will be available in due time before course start.
General knowledge of international issues, preferably undergraduate courses in relevant social sciences.
Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
Exam in ENGLISH ONLY. Paper (6000 - 7000 words) on chosen topic (to be approved by the course responsible) will count for 100% of the grade.
Nominal workload:
300 hours
Entrance requirements:
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)
Reduction of credits:
Type of course:
Lectures/seminars: 6 X 2 hours.
Internal and external examiners will be used for both parts of the exam
Examination details: :