Course responsible:Ingrid Louise Peck Nyborg
Campus / Online:Taught campus Ås
Limits of class size:30
Nominal workload:250 hours work
Teaching and exam period:Spring semester
About this course
The course will provide students with the analytical tools to better understand police reform processes as an integral part of post-conflict development processes at international, national and local levels.
By the end of the course, the students will better understand police and security sector reform processes in conflict and post-conflict settings. They will be aware of the various theoretical approaches to security, conflict and development, and their significance in the design and implementation of police and security sector reform. They will also gain an understanding of the importance of participatory and inclusive processes in police reform efforts, and how this influences oilice accountability, legitimacy and trust in conflict and post-conflict contexts.
- Lectures, seminars, and group work. Some of the teaching may be digital.
- Office hours and other support procedures are established at the first class meeting.
- A relevant Bachelor degree or the equivalent.
- Combined assessment. Two compulsory assignments counting 20% each, and a term paper (in English only) counting 60% of the letter grade A-F.
- Internal and external examiners will be a part of the evaluation
Individual and group assignments, in-class discussions and presentations, and term paper development assignments.
Students will be provided details on mandatory activities at the beginning of the course.
- Lectures/seminars twice a week, groupwork for one assignment
- M-IR and M-GDS
- Letter grades