|Translation of the Swedish course syllabus|
|Sustainability, Civil Society and Transnational Governance, 7.5 credits|
|(Hållbarhet, civilsamhället och transnationell governance, 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 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:
|4.||Course content, modules and examinations
This course discusses challenges to sustainable development that are related to transnational (multilevel) governance, where various players (state and non-state players) interact in complex ways. The concepts of global civil society, non-governmental organisations, and social movements are explored in relation to literature on transnational governance. Consequences and challenges resulting from transnational and multi-level governance are analysed. Such topics include problems surrounding legitimacy, representation, and impact.
1001, Sustainability, Civil Society and Transnational Governance, 7,5 credits
(Hållbarhet, civilsamhället och transnationell governance, 7.5 högskolepoäng)
Grades permitted: A/B/C/D/E/F
This course primarily builds on compulsory seminars and introductory lectures. The seminars are primarily designed to assist students in the study of the course literature.
Absence from seminars must be compensated for with supplementary assignments. Absence from more than 50% of the seminars requires that the student take the course again. Supplementary tasks must be handed in within one year of course completion.
The course is examined by:
Absence from compulsory seminars can, after consultation with the course coordinator, be compensated for with supplementary assignments. Absence from more than 50% of the seminars requires that the student take the course again. Supplementary tasks 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 1103MJ, with the difference that the grade system has been updated. The syllabus is determined through special order (dnr: 1776-2.1.1-2018).