|Negotiation and Conflict, 15 ECTS Credits|
|AIM OF THE COURSE|
|After the course the student should be able to
- analyse complex relations of negotiation and conflict in a global perspective
- formulate research problems
- use methodological competence – mainly text analysis -within the framework of the course
|The courses treats neotiation and conflict in a national and international perspective. The basic concepts are scrutinised and theoretical perspectives from different fields of research is introduced and discussed. Within the frames of international relations historical and contemporary prerequistes for war but also consensus and cooperation are discussed. The questions of the course emanates from the relation between development on the national and international level where Swedish processes is related to a global perspective. Comprehensive tendences in contemporary international and Swedish development is analysed, for intsance in terms of national and ethnic conflict.|
|The teaching is based on student active workforms. Lectures, individual and qroupwise practices and supervision are the dominating forms of teaching. If international exchange students participates in the course, lectures and some seminars are given in English. Undervisning sker därmed exempelvis genom föreläsningar, individuella och gruppvisa övningar samt handledning.|
|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 105 passed credits from the program in Social and Cultural Analysis, 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.
|The course is graded on the following scale: Pass with distinction; Pass; Fail.|
|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.