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2016/2017  KAN-CPOLO1044U  Topics in International Political Economy

English Title
Topics in International Political Economy

Course information

Language English
Course ECTS 7.5 ECTS
Type Mandatory
Level Full Degree Master
Duration One Semester
Start time of the course Spring
Timetable Course schedule will be posted at calendar.cbs.dk
Study board
Study Board for BSc/MSc i International Business and Politics, MSc
Course coordinator
  • Leonard Seabrooke - Department of Business and Politics (DBP)
Main academic disciplines
  • International political economy
Last updated on 12-08-2016
Learning objectives
To achieve the grade 12, students should meet the following learning objectives with no or only minor mistakes or errors: After completing the course, students should be able to demonstrate:
  • A comprehensive knowledge of the issues, institutions, and actors involved in the topic in question,
  • knowledge and understanding of theories and concepts that are relevant to analysis of the issue,
  • ability to link the theories to the empirical material in a methodologically reflexive manner.
Topics in International Political Economy:
Exam ECTS 7,5
Examination form Home assignment - written product
Individual or group exam Individual exam
Size of written product Max. 10 pages
Assignment type Written assignment
Duration Written product to be submitted on specified date and time.
Grading scale 7-step scale
Examiner(s) One internal examiner
Exam period Summer
Make-up exam/re-exam
Same examination form as the ordinary exam
A new exam assignment must be answered. This applies to all students (failed, ill, or otherwise)
Course content and structure

The course focuses on a specialized topic in international political economy (for example but not limited to the politics of business standards, political risk, the politics of international finance, global growth strategies, or the management of international organizations). The course covers theories that are relevant to the analysis of the topic and empirical material.

The topic is decided by the Study Board and announced by the Board by the end of October. The topic can change from year to year and the Board can offer more than one topic in a year.

Teaching methods
Student workload
Preparation time (readings, group work etc.) 109 hours
Lectures / class exercises / “homework cafés” / workshops etc. 29 hours
Exam (incl. preparation for the exam and actual exam period) 70 hours
Last updated on 12-08-2016