|Translation of the Swedish course syllabus|
|Journalism and International Conflicts, 15 credits|
|(Journalistik och internationella konflikter, 15 högskolepoäng)|
|Main field of study:||Journalism|
|Academic school:||School of Social Sciences|
|Disciplinary domain:||Not specified 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 2018 (autumn semester)|
This course syllabus was validated by the Faculty Board for Humanities, Social Sciences and Technology at Södertörn University on 2018-04-24 according to the stipulations in the Higher Education Ordinance.
Bachelor's degree in Humanities or Social Sciences subject, and English 6 or English B or equivalent.
On completion of the course, the student is able to:
Knowledge and understanding
Skills and abilities
Judgement and approach
|4.||Course content, modules and examinations
The purpose of this course is to impart knowledge about the profession of journalism in crises and conflicts. The course covers research on journalism's role in social conflicts and in peace and development efforts. The course is based on findings in current research into journalism and experience in practical journalism with examples from crises and conflicts in Europe and other continents. The working language of the course is English.
1001, Journalism and International Conflicts, 15 credits
(Journalistik och internationella konflikter, 15 högskolepoäng)
Grades permitted: A/B/C/D/E/F
Teaching is conducted through lectures, seminars, group work and individual assignments.
Participation in seminars, oral and written assignments as well as a written take-home examination.
Occasional missed seminars or other compulsory exercises may, after consultation with the examiner, be compensated with written assignments.
The grading criteria are distibuted prior to start of a course or module.
|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.
Following the Vice-Chancellors decision on internationalization and grade scale at Södertörn University College (dnr: 1148-1.1.2-2018), this syllabus replaces the syllabus with course code 1102JO, with the difference that the grade system has been updated. The syllabus is determined through special order (dnr: 1773-2.1.1-2018).