|Translation of the Swedish course syllabus|
|Political and Social Institutions, 7.5 credits|
|(Politiska och sociala institutioner, 7,5 högskolepoäng)|
|Main field of study:||Sociology|
|Academic school:||School of Social Sciences|
|Disciplinary domain:||Social Sciences 100%|
|Education cycle:||Second-cycle (Master)|
|Progressive specialisation:||A1N (Second cycle. Entry requirements: completed first-cycle course/s)|
|Language of instruction:||English|
|Valid from:||HT 2017 (autumn semester)|
This course syllabus was validated by the Faculty Board for Social Sciences at Södertörn University on 2017-03-15 according to the stipulations in the Higher Education Ordinance.
Bachelor's degree including 90 credits in Social Sciences as the main field of study, and English 6/English B or equivalent.
Upon completion of the course, the student is able to
|4.||Course content, modules and examinations
The course provides an overview of new theories and perspectives on political and social institutions. These theories and perspectives are then applied to selected case studies. Great emphasis is put on critically examining the various theories and linking them to empirical issues.
1001, Political and Social Institutions, 7,5 credits
(Politiska och sociala institutioner, 7.5 högskolepoäng)
Grades permitted: U/G/VG
The course consists lectures and seminars.
|The grading criteria are distributed prior to the start of a course or module.|
If a student has a certificate for compensatory support from Södertörn University, the examiner may decide on an adapted examination or alternative examination form in accordance with Södertörn University's regulations.
If there are changes in the reading list between semesters, a new list for the next semester is to be validated no later than July 15 and December 15 respectively.
|8.||Restrictions on accreditation
The course may not be accredited as part of a degree if the contents are partly or wholly the same as a course previously taken in Sweden or elsewhere.