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Global and Regional Governance, 15 hp

Engelskt namn: Global and Regional Governance

Denna kursplan gäller: 2011-05-16 till 2013-05-26 (nyare version av kursplanen finns)

Kurskod: 2SV031

Högskolepoäng: 15

Utbildningsnivå: Avancerad nivå

Huvudområden och successiv fördjupning: Statsvetenskap: Avancerad nivå, har endast kurs/er på grundnivå som förkunskapskrav
Freds- och konfliktstudier: Avancerad nivå, har endast kurs/er på grundnivå som förkunskapskrav

Betygsskala: För denna kurs ges betygen VG Väl godkänd, G Godkänd, U Underkänd

Ansvarig institution: Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

Beslutad av: Prefekt, 2010-11-01

Reviderad av: Judeline Hedlund, 2011-05-17


The purpose of the course is to prepare students for a career in the area of crisis management and peace building. The course aims at developing knowledge and competence relevant to employment at various administrative levels in Sweden as well as abroad. The course also prepares the students for further academic studies on Ph.D. level. The course contains advanced literature studies, investigative work, scientific analysis, and empirical case studies.

Förväntade studieresultat

After the course students are expected to be able to - describe and compare institutions and processes for global and regional governance, - descuss and compare how various theories define, understand and analyze governance, - define and operationalise relevant concepts, and use these to complete written and oral assignments, - identify, collect, and work with empirical as well as theoritical material relevant to carrying out said assignments, and - individually complete analyses of global and regional governance, and present these in written as well as oral form. For these purposes, the student shall have - insights into current social science literature related to the subject of the course, - ability to think critically and constructively regarding various scientific perspectives - competence regarding decision-making processes in global and regional processes, - ability to individually identify, structure, and analyze complex political processes, and - ability to handle questions of methodology and to systematically gather information.


Freds- och konfliktstudier 90 hp (60p) inkl självständigt arbete eller Statsvetenskap 90 hp (60p) inkl självständigt arbete eller motsvarande. Dessutom krävs En A och svenska för grundläggande behörighet för högskolestudier.

Undervisningens upplägg

The course is based on lectures, seminars, oral presentations made by the students and written assignments.


Examination modes The course is examined through participation in seminars, written assignments and oral presentations. The final grade - Fail (U), Pass (G) or Pass with distinction (VG) - is base on combination of said examination modes. The Study Guide that will be handed out during the introduction to the course will contain more information about these examination modes. Students who fail an examination may take a retest. Students may retest at least 5 times. a student has the right to request a new examiner if he/she fails two examinations. In such cases students should contact the Director of Studies (Studierektor). A student has the right to an examination based on the course and literature described in this document for a period of two years after he/she first registered for the course. Academic transfer of credits The Director of Studies (Studierektor) makes decisions about transfer credits for a module or course. Students who want to transfer credits should submit a written request to the Director of Undergraduate Studies. The request should specify which module or course the request applies to. Where and when the course was given, the discipline and level of the course, total course credits and grade received. A syllabus describing the course and listing required reading should be submitted with the request. Where applicable, written research papers should also be submitted.

Övriga föreskrifter

All courses are evaluated in written forms.


Giltig från: 2011 vecka 20


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