Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:On successful completion of this course students will have:
1. demonstrated a critical understanding of the leading analytical frameworks in the study of governance and institutions;
2. analysed the relative advantages and disadvantages of different types of democratic systems;
3. developed the aptitude to make convincing recommendations of the most appropriate democratic institutions and governance structures for the achievement of policy goals;
4. demonstrated the capacity to research and critically analyse the different democratic systems;
5. demonstrated the ability to think independently, and persuasively communicate ideas in governance and institutions;
6. practised professional skills to i) work effectively in a group; ii) present clearly and concisely; and iii) facilitate the learning of others.
Reflective paper (10%), Major essay (40%), Oral presentation and seminar paper (25%) Examination (25%)
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Contact hours are 30 in total, divided between lectures and seminars) Students are expect to spend approximately 60 additional hours on readings and assignments to complete the course.
Democracy: A Beginner’s Guide (David Beetham)
None. This is a foundational course.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|7880||24 Jul 2017||31 Jul 2017||31 Aug 2017||27 Oct 2017||In Person||N/A|