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Detailed information about the module 
Module title:
Conflict Theories
Module number:
88-148-CMP103-H-0918
Level:
Master (UNI)
Type:
Modul
Organised by:
Geschichts- und Gesellschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät
Instructors responsible:
Fischer, Thomas
Examiners:
Credit points (ECTS):
5
competencies/skills:
- Students will be able to analyze real (global) conflicts with regard to their emergence, escalation and respectively de-escalation and termination by taking into account complex social-science theories.

- Critical analysis of social-science conflict theories from the areas of international relations, sociology and social psychology

- Ability to comprehend (global) conflicts by taking acquired theories into account

- Ability to distinguish between different forms of conflict

- Comprehend complex conflict connections and their interrelation with violence reduction and respectively escalation
course content/topics:
This module approaches social-science conflict theories with recourse to different sub-disciplines. The complex relation between conflict and violence is analyzed.
formal requirements of admission:
keine
recommended qualifications:
Lesson / exam language:
Englisch
Lehr- und Lernformen/Lehrveranstaltungstypen:
1) Seminar (2 hours per week) or lecture (2 hours per week)
2) Reading course (1 hour per week) or field trip (1 hour per week)
requirements for the attainment of ECTS points:
Grade of assessment at least “sufficient“:
Presentation (not graded) and written examination or written assignment
workload/distribution of ECTS points within the module:
5 ECTS credits = 150 hours; one ECTS credit corresponds to 30 hours
Seminar or lecture:
Face-to-face/independent study in course: 1 ECTS credit
Preparation and follow-up work 1 ECTS credit
Preparation of assessment: 2 ECTS credits
Reading course or field trip:
Face-to-face/independent study: 1 ECTS credit
calculation of module marks:
Assessment
teaching/learning method:
compatibility with other courses of study:
Turnus des Angebots:
WS
Beteiligte Fachgebiete:
Bemerkung:
Pflichtmodul