Political Science

Faculteit Letteren
Jaar 2020/21
Vakcode LYX006P05
Vaknaam Political Science
Niveau(s) propedeuse
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester II b
ECTS 5
Rooster Rooster onder voorbehoud

Uitgebreide vaknaam Political Science
Leerdoelen 1. The student is able to acquire and organize knowledge about theories, models and approaches relating to the analysis of political phenomena, such as rational choice, political psychology and political systems. (PLO e2, e13)
2. The student is able to acquire and organize knowledge about key concepts and concept structures in the study of political phenomena, such as power and influence, legitimacy, and ideology. (PLO e2, e13)
3. The student is able to acquire and organize knowledge about methods of social research. (PLO e5)
4. The student is able to critically evaluate concepts and ideas on political phenomena in structured and relatively simple contexts. (PLO e9)
Omschrijving The Political Science course is designed to endow you with knowledge and insight into the major political science approaches, since a thorough understanding of political phenomena is a prerequisite for any student of international relations. Therefore, this course will provide an introduction to theories, models and approaches relating to the analysis of political phenomena such as rational choice, political psychology and political systems. The module also discusses several important concepts such as power, influence, legitimacy and ideology. Students are thus equipped with a theoretical framework in which to place their knowledge
Uren per week 4
Onderwijsvorm hoorcollege, werkcollege, zelfstudie
Toetsvorm schriftelijk tentamen
(Written exam in week 8 or 9. The exam is based on the literature, the lectures and the seminars.)
Vaksoort propedeuse
Coördinator dr. G.C. van Roozendaal
Docent(en) drs. B.L. Aardema ,MA. H.R. Goozee ,prof. dr. H.W. Hoen ,MA. Y. Marusyk , vacancy ,dr. M. van Ingen ,dr. G.C. van Roozendaal
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
Workbook Political Science (to be found on Nestor)
Reader Political Science (to be ordered)
Other: to be announced
Entreevoorwaarden Admittance to the bachelor IRIO.
Opmerkingen This course is not open as an elective.
Registration via Progress from 16 November to 4 December 2020.
Registration for a seminar group via the Student Portal from 13 to 25 January 2020 (10.00 hrs).
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
Ba Internationale Betr. en Intern. Organisatie  ( Major) 1 semester II b verplicht