Целью изучения данного курса является систематизированное изложение основных проблем экономической теории. Особое внимание уделяется связи теории с управленческой практикой, государственным регулированием экономики и выработкой социальной политики. Данная дисциплина предназначена для изучения студентами неэкономических специальностей.


1. Course description and goals

The aim of this directed reading course is to provide an intellectual challenge to students by engaging with major theories, concepts and issues in security studies. The course provides an introduction and overview to key theoretical, empirical and policy issues in Human Rights and International Security debates and examines the changing nature of security in a post-Cold war and post-September 11th context. The module provides a basis for further post-graduate studies in international relations and security studies or for careers in governments, international organizations, NGOs and the media.

This course will be taught as a workshop. After an introduction of key concepts and approaches in security studies, students will present papers examining normative, empirical and policy dimensions of specific security issues. Workshop participants will work together in a constructive and positive manner to reach a consensus on a series of student-led policy proposals. The final goal is for each student write a superior paper, which may form the foundations of a graduate-level publication.

 

2. The place of the discipline in the General Subject structure:

The course belongs to the humanities, social cycle. The completion of this course is a prerequisite for the discipline . There are no prerequisite for this course.

 

3.Competences development requirements:

By the end of the course students will acquire or enhance the following skills:

- will be able to work with theoretical knowledge at the forefront of their discipline;

- will be aware of the ethical dimensions of the scholarly work done in their discipline in general as well as of their own work in particular;

- will have a comprehensive understanding of methods and methodologies in their discipline;

- will be able to undertake analysis of complex, incomplete or contradictory areas of knowledge;

- will have a level of conceptual understanding that will allow them to critically evaluate research, advanced scholarship and methodologies and argue alternative approaches;

- will be reflective and self-critical in their research work;

- will be able to engage in academic and professional communication orally and in writing;

- will have independent learning ability required for continuing professional study.