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|Master programme in||
Global Studies * / International Development Studies * / Global and Development Studies / European Master in Global Studies
|Type of activity||
Read about the Master Programme and find the Study Regulations at ruc.dk
|REGISTRATION AND STUDY ADMINISTRATIVE|
When registering for courses, please be aware of the potential conflicts and overlaps between course and exam time and dates. The planning of course activities at Roskilde University is based on the recommended study programmes, which should not overlap. However, if you choose optional courses and/or study plans that goes beyond the recommended study programmes, an overlap of lectures or exam dates may occur depending on which courses you choose.
|Number of participants||
|Responsible for the activity||
Louise Wiuff Moe (email@example.com)
|Head of study|
ISE Registration & Exams (firstname.lastname@example.org)
This course trains students to conduct policy analysis and write a policy analysis report. It studies and applies the techniques to examine and evaluate available policy options to implement a given policy goal. Students acquire skills to conduct two kinds of policy analysis: First, the analysis of existing policy in a given field, an analytical and descriptive exercise that analyses and evaluates policies and their impact. Second, analysis for new policy, a prescriptive exercise involved in formulating policy proposals for a given problem.
|Detailed description of content||
The teaching consists primarily of class teaching, including inputs from lecturers, with the ongoing involvement of the students in discussions, exercises in group, group or individual presentations, as well as homework, feedback from lecturers and peer-feedback.
During the course the students must work towards the completion of their portfolio (i.e the exam form, including discussion of portfolio topic, presentation of portfolio or approval by teachers. Teaching consists of lectures combined with interactive discussions, guest lectures and presentations by developmental practitioners (for example NGOs, private sector, or state actors).
Recommended academic knowledge: basic or broad knowledge of development related policy options and challenges; understanding of some significant global and development challenges and solutions.
|Course material and Reading list||
Course literature and examples of policy briefs will be available on Moodle
|Overall plan and expected work effort||
The course is worth 5 ECTS which corresponds to 135 hours, so please adjust your workload accordingly. Students are expected to attend class and prepare by reading 2-3 compulsory academic texts for each session and to develop their portfolio, as well as actively contribute to group work. Students are also expected to regularly check Moodle and stay updated with changes and information.
Estimation of hours:
Class attendance: 20 hours
Preparation: 70 hours
Portfolio: 25 hours
Exam: 20 hours
|Evaluation and feedback||
The activity are evaluated regularly regarding the study board evaluation procedure. The activity responsible will be orientated about a potential evaluation of the activity at semesterstart. Se link to the study board evaluation praxis here https://intra.ruc.dk/nc/for-ansatte/organisering/raadnaevn- og-udvalg/oversigt-over-studienaevn/studienaevn-for-internationale-studier/arbejdet-medkvalitet- i-uddannelserne/
|Overall learning outcomes||
|Form of examination||
Individual portfolio exam.
The character limit of the portfolio is maximum 24,000 characters, including spaces. Examples of written products are exercise responses, talking points for presentations, written feedback, reflections, written assignments. The preparation of the products may be subject to time limits.
The character limits include the cover, table of contents, bibliography, figures and other illustrations, but exclude any appendices.
The portfolio is written completely or partially during the course.
The entire portfolio must be handed in at the same time (uploaded to eksamen.ruc.dk). Handing in the portfolio or parts of the portfolio to the supervisor for feedback, cannot replace the upload to eksamen.ruc.dk.
Assessment: 7-point grading scale.
|Form of Re-examination||
Samme som ordinær eksamen / same form as ordinary exam
|Type of examination in special cases||
|Examination and assessment criteria||
Identify relevant actors, stakeholders, and positions
Apply course literature to analyze existing policy documents
Formulate the problem and propose coherent solutions and recommendations