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Bachelor of Political Science

Bachelor of Political Science
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Model Path part 1

Broadening courses (39 ECTS-credits)

Introduction to philosophy6sp2nd semester
Opdebeeck, Hendrik
Introduction to general economics6sp1st/2nd sem.
Vanhaecht, Eve
Social and political history6sp2nd semester
Greefs, Hilde
Introduction to Communication Studies6sp1st semester
Panis, Koen
Introduction to Political Science6sp1st semester
Walgrave, Stefaan
Introduction to Sociology6sp1st semester
Weyns, Walter
Introduction to law3sp1st semester
Janvier, Ria

Methods (15 ECTS-credits)

Quantitative Research Methods6sp2nd semester
Mortelmans, Dimitri
Neels, Karel
Statistics I6sp1st/2nd sem.
Thijssen, Peter
Introduction to Scientific Work3sp1st semester
Mortelmans, Dimitri

Discipline-specific courses (6 ECTS-credits)

Current Issues in Belgian Politics6sp2nd semester
Meier, Petra

Model Path part 2

Discipline-specific courses (36 ECTS-credits)

Public administration6sp1st semester
Van Dooren, Wouter
Comparative Politics6sp2nd semester
Dejaeghere, Yves
International relations6sp1st semester
Sauer, Tom
Political Sciences Seminar6sp1st semester
Van Dooren, Wouter
European Integration6sp2nd semester
Bursens, Peter
English3sp1st/2nd sem.
Verhulst, An
French3sp1st/2nd sem.
Van Acker, Isa

Broadening courses (9 ECTS-credits)

General and social psychology6sp1st semester
Ponnet, Koen
Public Law3sp2nd semester
Popelier, Patricia

Methods (15 ECTS-credits)

Qualitative Research Methods6sp1st semester
Mortelmans, Dimitri
Statistics 26sp2nd semester
Neels, Karel
Logic and Science Criticism3sp2nd semester
Leuridan, Bert

Model Path part 3

Discipline-specific courses (30 ECTS-credits)

Political Communication6sp2nd semester
Van Aelst, Peter
Political sociology: classics and trends6sp1st semester
Dejaeghere, Yves
History of International Politics6sp1st semester
Kustermans, Jorg
Issues of International Politics6sp2nd semester
De Bièvre, Dirk
Social and Political Philosophy6sp2nd semester
Reynaert, Peter

Broadening courses (3 ECTS-credits)

Worldview and Society3sp1st semester
Loobuyck, Patrick

Methods (12 ECTS-credits)

Student research - Political Science - Part I6sp1st semester
Van Aelst, Peter
Neels, Karel
Verhoest, Koen
Volders, Brecht
Student research - Political Science - Part II6sp2nd semester
Van Aelst, Peter
Neels, Karel
Verhoest, Koen
Volders, Brecht

Optional courses (15 ECTS-credits)

To choose from the list below and/or from courses offered in the faculties of Applied Economics, Arts and Law

Debating Development3sp1st semester
Cassimon, Danny
Verrelst, Janus
Sociology of Religion6sp1st semester
Verschraegen, Gert
Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Migration and Integration6sp1st semester
Timmerman, Christiane
Clycq, Noel