|Translation of the Swedish course syllabus|
|Political Decision Making and Environmental Management I, 7.5 credits|
|(Politiskt beslutsfattande och miljöförvaltning I, 7,5 högskolepoäng)|
|Subject area:||Environmental Science|
|Main field of study:||Environmental Science|
|Academic school:||School of Natural Sciences, Technology and Environmental Studies|
|Disciplinary domain:||Natural Sciences 50% Social Sciences 50%|
|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 Natural Sciences, Technology and Environmental Studies at Södertörn University on 2018-04-23 according to the stipulations in the Higher Education Ordinance.
The equivalent of English B and a Bachelor's degree including a minimum of 90 credits in Environmental Science, Bioscience, Political Science, Sociology, International Health, Media and Communication Studies, or the equivalent
Upon completion of the course, the student is able to:
levels affects governance patterns
|4.||Course content, modules and examinations
This course offers advanced knowledge of political decision-making, with particular emphasis on environmental management at different analytical and political levels. To develop the student's skills in analysing complexities related to globalisation, regionalisation and administrative devolution/decentralisation, the course reviews the major analytical approaches in policy analysis. Contemporary debates between rational choice and its critics regarding political decision-making issues involving a plurality of actors, institutions and network linkages are also highlighted.
1001, Political Decision Making and Environmental Management I, 7,5 credits
(Politiskt beslutsfattande och miljöförvaltning I, 7.5 högskolepoäng)
Grades permitted: A/B/C/D/E/F
Lectures and seminars.
The course is assessed by the oral presentation of material related to seminars and by an individual written report covering the course literature. Absence from seminars must be compensated for by alternative assignments. Absence from more than 50% of the seminars requires that the student take the course again. Compsatory assignments must be handed in within one year of course completion.
|The grading criteria are distributed prior to the start of a course or module.|
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 1100MJ, with the difference that the grade system has been updated. The syllabus is determined through special order (dnr: 1776-2.1.1-2018).