Syllabus

Political Ideologies

Code
SK1059
Points
7.5 Credits
Level
First Cycle Level 1
Faculty
School of Education, Health and Social Studies
Subject field
Political Science (SKA)
Group of Subjects
Political Science
Disciplinary Domain
Social Science, 100%
This course can be included in the following main field(s) of study
Political Science1
Progression indicator within (each) main field of study
1G1N
Approved
Approved, 13 February 2015.
This syllabus is valid from 31 August 2015.

Prerequisites

  • General entrance requirements or equivalent knowledge

Summary in English

On completion of the course the student should be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the epistemological traditions in political science
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the different political ideologies and their historical evolution
  • Demonstrate knowledge of how different political ideologies relate to key concepts such as state, democracy, individual liberty and justice
  • Show an understanding of how classical traditions of thought can be applied to contemporary social conditions.