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Contemporary European Governance, 7,5 ECTS Credits
COURSE CATEGORY   Single Subject Course
MAIN FIELD OF STUDY   Political Science - SKA
SUBJECT AREA   Political Science – ST2
  COURSE CODE   733G42
After completion of the course the student should be able to
- describe and compare Europe's major institutions and actors.
- analyze key issues regarding the development of democracy in Europe, and discuss perspectives, concepts and theories.
This course presents the development of the European integration process from the creation of the European Coal and Steel Community in 1957 to the creation of the European Community, with an emphasis on the present situation. Major institutions and political actors such as the Commission, the Council of Ministers, The European Council, The European Parliament and the European Court of Justice, and other institutions and actors, both formal and non−formal, are treated. Special emphasis is placed on the policy process in general and specific policy areas as well as national influences and controls on the European Union processes.
This course will be delivered by means of lectures and seminars. Homework and independent study are a necessary complement to the course.Language of instruction: English
The course is concluded with a written examination. The examination also includes written papers and activeparticipation in seminars. Detailed information about the examination can be found in the course’s study guide.

Students failing an exam covering either the entire course or part of the course two times are entitled to have a new examiner appointed for the reexamination.

Students who have passed an examination may not retake it in order to improve their grades.

At least one year of full time undergraduate studies (60 ects credits) in relevant subjects, e.g. politics, economics, law, history, where at least one semester of full time studies (30 ects credits) is in politics (or equivalent).
Documented knowledge of English equivalent to Engelska B/Engelska 6: internationally recognized test, e.g. TOEFL (minimum scores: Paper based 575 + TWE-score 4.5, and internet based 90+TWE-score 20), IELTS, academic (minimum score Overall band 6.5 and no band under 5.5), or equivalent. Exemption from Swedish B.
The course is graded according to the ECTS grading scale A-F
Course certificate is issued by the Faculty Board on request. The Department provides a special form which should be submitted to the Student Affairs Division.
The course literature is decided upon by the department in question.
Planning and implementation of a course must take its starting point in the wording of the syllabus. The course evaluation included in each course must therefore take up the question how well the course agrees with the syllabus.

The course is carried out in such a way that both men´s and women´s experience and knowledge is made visible and developed.
Contemporary European Governance
Contemporary European Governance
Department responsible
for the course or equivalent:
IEI - Department of Management and Engineering
Registrar No: 2015-00115   Course Code: 733G42      
    Exam codes: see Local Computer System      
Subject/Subject Area : Political Science - SKA          
Level   Education level     Subject Area Code   Field of Education  
G1X   Basic level       SA  
The syllabus was approved by the Board of Faculty of Arts and Science 2015-12-04