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POL3503 - International Political Economy

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Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Assignment 100/100

Course content

The course offers an introduction to the field of international political economy, i.e. the interaction between markets and states at the international level. The students will be introduced to various theoretical models as well as previous empirical studies.

Learning outcome

Knowledge - the student shall:

  • have an overview of the field of international political economy 
  • have knowledge of the theoretical models and empirical research in the area 

Skills - the student shall demonstrate the ability to:

  • treat one of the themes which was discussed in instruction in an independent empirical analytical manner which fulfills the requirements for scientific writing

Learning methods and activities

Lectures/group discussions. Supervision of term paper. The language of instruction is English. If less than 6 students attend the course the two first weeeks of teaching, the course will be given as an individual study course with supervision. Please contact the departement for further information.

Compulsory assignments

  • Presentation

Further on evaluation

Form of assessment: Term paper and oral examination. Length of term paper: 8000-8500 words. The oral exam covers the term paper as well as readings. The oral exam will be used to adjust the term paper's grade by a maximum of one grade. Both the term paper and the oral exam must be retaken at a repeat of the exam.

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Required previous knowledge

60 credits including SOS1002 or an equivalent course in research methods. The requirement must be fulfilled to be admitted to the course.

Course materials

To be decided at the start of the course.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
SVPOL343 15.0
POL8503 10.0
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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Second degree level

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2021

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Social Studies
  • Social Sciences
  • Political Science
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Sociology and Political Science

Examination

Examination arrangement: Assignment

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Assignment 100/100

Release
2021-11-16

Submission
2021-11-30


09:00


15:00

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Spring ORD Assignment 100/100 INSPERA
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  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
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