RS: Energy Transition Political Economy

Faculteit Letteren
Jaar 2022/23
Vakcode LYX131M10
Vaknaam RS: Energy Transition Political Economy
Niveau(s) master
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester I
ECTS 10
Rooster rooster.rug.nl

Uitgebreide vaknaam Research Seminar: Global Political Economy of the Energy Transition
Leerdoelen Upon successful completion of the research seminars, a student is at least able to:

L1. Acquire, organize and apply knowledge about various aspects of the specialization(s) linked to the research seminar, as well as about the role of different actors within these fields. (PLO 1.1, 1.3, 2.3, 5.1)
L2. Develop a research plan with a clearly formulated problem definition, using one or more methods and techniques suitable for the research in the specific field of specialization. (PLO 2.1, 2.2)
L3. Act self-reliant and reliable in the execution of the tasks belonging to this course unit, and execute tasks in a scientifically, socially and ethically responsible manner. (PLO 3.1)
L4. Critically assess research of oneself and of others. (PLO 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 5.2)
L5. Report on research choices and progress in a clear manner, with the help of ICT skills. (PLO 4.1, 4.3, 5.5)
L6. Express oneself in a clear and coherent manner, both in oral and in written/typed form, using understandable and correct English or Dutch. (PLO 4.1, 4.2, 4.3).
Omschrijving This seminar reviews some of the challenges of the energy transition and possible ways to organise the transition: the global addiction to fossil fuel, natural resources management for the transition, environmental justice, sustainability, Post-growth, De-growth and socio-ecological transformation.
Uren per week 3
Onderwijsvorm werkcollege, zelfstudie (begeleid)
(Seminar starts in week 2)
Toetsvorm nog niet bekend
Vaksoort master
Coördinator M.C.H. Helbert, PhD.
Docent(en) M.C.H. Helbert, PhD.
Entreevoorwaarden Admission to the master IR.
Opmerkingen Students have to complete two research seminars. See for more information the ‘brochure research seminars’ available on the Online Study Guide Master IR https://student.portal.rug.nl/infonet/studenten/let/programmes/ma-irio/. It is not possible to register for a Research Seminar via Progress. You should submit your preferences for your Research Seminars from Monday 22 August 2022 12.00 hrs (noon) until Wednesday 31 August 2022 23.59 hrs (see enrolment form).

The IR department will do the utmost to place you in your preferred research seminars, but because of scheduling and overall availability of places in the research seminars we cannot guarantee you will be placed in your first choice.

After you have submitted your preferences, you will be registered in Progress for your Research Seminars before 10 September. Research Seminars start in the week of 12 September.
For this course attendance is mandatory.
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
Course units for exchange students 4 semester I keuze
Ma Internationale Betrekkingen  ( International Relations and International Organization) 1 semester I keuze
Ma Internationale Betrekkingen  (International Political Economy) 1 semester I keuze