Political Parties and Party Systems
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Course code
RIT6025.YK
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Course title in Estonian
Erakonnad ja erakonnasüsteemid
Course title in English
Political Parties and Party Systems
ECTS credits
6.0
Assessment form
Examination
lecturer of 2021/2022  Autumn semester
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lecturer of 2021/2022  Spring semester
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Course aims
- To give an insight into party systems and political parties from political science's perspective and introduce the main present systems in Western Europe as well as Eastern and Central Europe.
Brief description of the course
- Introduction; main terms, for example parties, ideologies etc; the structure of the society and political parties in Europe and Estonia. The focal point is preparation for the seminars.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- has knowledge about the main theories and terms concerning parties and party systems;
- capability to read and understand relevant texts and apply knowledge into practise.


Teacher
Tõnis Saarts
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