Course: Global Studies

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Course title Global Studies
Course code KAP/GSNSZ
Organizational form of instruction no contact
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 0
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Cabadová Waisová Šárka, Doc. PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Šanc David, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
The course is designed for students who wish to complete MA IR degree in the respective academic year. It is an oral exam in front of a jury, which generally lasts about 15-30 minutes. The course and other requirements of the exam regulated by the Study and Examination Regulations of The University of West Bohemia in Pilsen. During preparation for the MA exam, candidates may use individual or group consultation meetings with guarantors of disciplines relating to the exam areas. Requirements and reading lists will be published by the guaranteeing department.

Learning activities and teaching methods
One-to-One tutorial, Students' self-study, Self-study of literature
professional knowledge
No particular prerequisites specified.
learning outcomes
Successful completion of the MA exam demonstrates that students acquired sufficient knowledge, skills and competence in accordance with the requirements of their respective study programmes and study fields.
teaching methods
Students' self-study
Self-study of literature
One-to-One tutorial
assessment methods
Combined exam
Recommended literature
  • Baar, V. Národy na prahu 21. století. Ostrava, PřF OU, 2002.
  • Cabada, Ladislav,; Kubát, Michal. Úvod do studia politické vědy. null. Plzeň : Aleš Čeněk, 2007. ISBN 978-80-7380-076-5.
  • Drulák, Petr. Jak zkoumat politiku : kvalitativní metodologie v politologii a mezinárodních vztazích. Vyd. 1. Praha : Portál, 2008. ISBN 978-80-7367-385-7.
  • Ehl, Martin. Globalizace - Máme ji milovat, nebo nenávidět?. Praha, 2001.
  • Huntington, Samuel P. The clash of civilizations and the remaking of world order. New York : Simon & Schuster, 1996. ISBN 0-684-81164-2.
  • Ort, Alexandr. Úvod do studia mezinárodních vztahů. Vyd. 1. Praha : Vysoká škola ekonomická, 1994. ISBN 80-7079-436-4.
  • Waisová, Šárka. Atlas mezinárodních vztahů : prostor a politika po skončení studené války. Plzeň : Aleš Čeněk, 2007. ISBN 978-80-7380-015-4.
  • Waisová, Šárka. Bezpečnost a strategie: východiska, stav, perspektivy. Vydavatelství a nakladatelství Aleš Čeněk: Dobrá voda., 2003. ISBN 80-86473-46-5.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Foreign Relations (10-3) Social sciences 2 Summer