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Negotiation and Conflict, 15 ECTS Credits
COURSE CATEGORY   Kandidatprogrammet i Samhälls- och kulturanalys samt utbildningsprogrammet för samhälls- och kulturanalys
MAIN FIELD OF STUDY   Samhälls- och kulturanalys - SKY
SUBJECT AREA   Samhälls- och kulturanalys - SKY
  COURSE CODE   740G19
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.
Negotiation and Conflict
Samförstånd och konflikt, fördjupning
Department responsible
for the course or equivalent:
ISV - Department of Social and Welfare Studies
Registrar No: 988/06-41   Course Code: 740G19      
    Exam codes: see Local Computer System      
Subject/Subject Area : Samhälls- och kulturanalys - SKY          
Level   Education level     Subject Area Code   Field of Education  
G2X   Basic level     SKY   SA  
The syllabus was approved by the Board of Faculty of Arts and Science 2007-06-18