Undergraduate Course: Comparative Politics (PLIT10061)
|School||School of Social and Political Science
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||What does comparative research involve? How can it help us to explain political processes and events? By using comparison as a method, and drawing on a wide range of cases and themes, the course will enable students to better understand key debates and developments in political science (and beyond).
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
|Pre-requisites||Visiting students should have at least 4 Politics/International Relations courses at grade B or above (or be predicted to obtain this). We will only consider University/College level courses.
** as numbers are limited, visiting students should contact the Visiting Student Office directly for admission to this course **
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
| a) demonstrate knowledge of the comparative method and its applications;
b) show familiarity with core texts in the field of comparative politics;
c) critically analyse key political processes and institutions in comparative perspective,
d) articulate an informed view about current debates and questions surrounding comparative politics.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||This course has a quota. Preference will be given to Politics and IR students.
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||Plus 1 hr tutorial per week
|Course organiser||Dr Pontus Odmalm
Tel: (0131 6)50 3926
|Course secretary||Miss Amy Wilson
Tel: (0131 6)50 8253