Full Title:Intercultural Studies 2 (Shape of Europe)
Module Code:PLSC B7Z02
 
Credits: 5
Valid From:Semester 1 - 2009/10 ( September 2009 )
Module Delivered in 5 programme(s)
Module Description:no description provided
Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to
  1. Understand the relevance of geopolitics to their world and course of study.
  2. Appreciate the similarities and differences between European countries.
  3. Research history, political system and economy of EU countries.
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Social context of politics
Modern European history Evolving geography of Europe. Presentation of the main political, economic and social issues.
Political systems
What is politics? Why study politics? Relevance to world and world markets. Definitions of different political systems Europe’s place in the world.
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%

Full Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Reflective Journal n/a 1,2,3 50.00 0 0 Week 9 0
Oral Examination/Interview Group interview 1,2,3 50.00 0 0 Week 12 0
No Project
No Practical
No End of Module Formal Examination
Reassessment Requirement
No repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will be offered solely on the basis of coursework and a repeat examination will not be offered.

DKIT reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload & Resources

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Tutorial No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Directed Reading No Description 4.00 Every Week 4.00
Independent Study No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Directed Reading No Description 4.00 Every Week 4.00
Directed Reading No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.00
Resources
Recommended Book Resources
  • Magone, Jose 2010, Contemporary European Politics, Routledge
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Rodriguez-Pose, A, The European Union: Economy, Society and Politics, OUP, 2002
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
  • n/a: The Economist
  • n/a: The Irish Times
  • n/a: Ramirez-Faria, C: The historical dictionary of world political geography: An encyclopaedic guide to the history of nations. Palgrave, 2001
  • Film: n/a
  • Website: www.sparknotes.com
  • Website: www.politicalcompass.org
  • DVD: Europa Europa
  • DVD: Goodbye Lenin

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
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DK_BBSMA_D Bachelor of Business in Business and Management 2 Elective
DK_BBSTY_7 Bachelor of Business in Business and Technology 2 Elective
DK_BBSMA_C(?) Higher Certificate in Business in Business and Management 2 Elective
DK_BBSIS_C Higher Certificate in Business in Business and Technology 2 Elective