Course syllabus RRPOLA - Political Science in English (FRDIS - WS 2015/2016)

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Course code: RRPOLA
Course title in Czech:
Political Science in English
Course title in English:
Political Science in English
Semester: WS 2015/2016
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (6 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 3/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Level of course:
master continuing
Course type:
Type of delivery:
usual, consulting
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Language of instruction: English
Course supervisor:
doc. PhDr. Mgr. Josef Smolík, Ph.D., MBA, LLM
Course supervising department: Department of Social Studies (FRDIS)
Faculty: Faculty of Regional Development and International Studies
Dr. Leopold Radauer (examiner, instructor, lecturer, tutor)
Karl Peter Ripplinger (examiner, instructor, lecturer, tutor)
doc. PhDr. Mgr. Josef Smolík, Ph.D., MBA, LLM (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor, tutor)
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
The main goal of the course "introduction to political science" is to introduce the basic concepts and ideologies.
Course content:
Introduction to political science: basic terms (allowance 2/1)
Polity, politics, policy (allowance 4/2)
3.Politics in traditional and modern society (allowance 2/1)
Political behavior (allowance 4/2)
5.Promotion of political interests (allowance 2/1)
6.Political system (allowance 2/1)
7.Political parties (allowance 2/1)
Political communication (allowance 2/1)
Political system in the Czech republic (allowance 2/1)
Political ideologies I (allowance 0/2)
Political ideologies II (allowance 0/2)
12.Political ideologies III (allowance 0/2)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
lecture28 h
14 h
preparation for exam
70 h
preparation of presentation
56 h
168 h
Assessment methods:
Evaluation will be based on a final test (consisting of open questions). At least 60 % correct answers is required.
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Total0 %
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
HEYWOOD, A. Politics. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007. 478 p.
ISLAM, S. -- MOTEN, A. Introduction to Political Science. Singapore: Thompson Learning, 2006. 428 p. ISBN 981-265-603-0.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study C-ITSE-IDSE International Development Studies, full-time form, initial period WS 2015/2016
Course listed in previous semesters: SS 2019/2020, WS 2017/2018, WS 2016/2017, WS 2014/2015, WS 2013/2014, WS 2012/2013 (and older)
Teaching place:

Last modification made by Bc. Vít Karber on 11/24/2015.

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