POLITICAL SCIENCE

Course Information
TitleΠΟΛΙΤΙΚΗ ΕΠΙΣΤΗΜΗ / POLITICAL SCIENCE
CodeΓΠ4
FacultyLaw
SchoolLaw
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorEftichia Teperoglou
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID100001564

Programme of Study: UPS School of Law (2015-today)

Registered students: 40
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Unified OrientationGeneral Education114

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
600189193
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The students will be able to understand main theories of Political Science. They will acquire a basic direction in the various ways/ approaches of studying politics. The main aim is the one of developing a critical analysis of the main concepts of Politics.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The main aim of this course is to offer an introduction to the various forms of the political phenomenon. The objective of the course is to present the main concepts and theories in Political Science in an attempt to familiarize students with different aspects of political analysis and explanations of political phenomena. After an introduction to the central question "What is politics?, we examine the following concepts: "power", "political system", the "State",the "civil society",the "ideology / s", the "nation" and "nationalism" Emphasis is also given to the study of parties and party systems.
Keywords
Political Science, Democracy, Ideologies, Political Representation, Political Decision, Political Parties, Party Systems
Educational Material Types
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures411.6
Reading Assigment552.2
Exams411.6
Total1375.5
Student Assessment
Description
Final written exam ( due to the pandemic with use of the elearning platform)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Hague Rod, Harrop Martin, McCormick John (επιμέλεια Παγουλάτος Γιώργος, Παπαγεωργίου Ιωάννης) ΣΥΓΚΡΙΤΙΚΗ ΠΟΛΙΤΙΚΗ ΚΑΙ ΔΙΑΚΥΒΕΡΝΗΣΗ 3η έκδοση, Κριτική, 2020 2. Κ. Ελευθερίου (2021) Το Πολιτικό Κόμμα, Ινστιτούτο Εναλλακτικών Ιδεών και Πολιτικών ΕΝΑ
Additional bibliography for study
Roskin, Michael/Cord, Robert/Medeiros, James/ Jones, Walter (2008) Εισαγωγή στην Πολιτική Επιστήμη, 10η Έκδοση, Επίκεντρο, Θεσσαλονίκη. Heywood, Andrew (2014) Εισαγωγή στην Πολιτική, 4η Έκδοση, Θεσσαλονίκη: Επίκεντρο Hague, Rod/ Harrop, M. (2011) Συγκριτική Πολιτική και Διακυβέρνηση, Κριτική, Αθήνα Lowndes, D. Marsh, G. Stoker, επιστ. επιμ. Ανδρέας Γκόφας, Γιώργος Ευαγγελόπουλος (2020) Θεωρία και μέθοδοι της πολιτικής επιστήμης, Εκδόσεις Πεδίο, Αθήνα
Last Update
13-11-2021