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Political Science and Public Administration

You’ll develop the cultural awareness and critical thinking skills you need to analyze and produce a broad range of discourse in a full spectrum of careers — and to make a difference in whatever you do.

Mission

The Political Science and Public Administration study programme of Dardania College is a study program which enables the professional development and practical training of students in the field of Political Science and Public Administration. This study programme through teaching, practical work and research aims to develop staff capable of their work and commitment to contribute to sustainable and creative development in the living environment.

The Political Science and Public Administration study programme also aims to create competent professional staff, comparable to the countries of the European Higher Education Area, who will be able to meet the above requirements in the context of the development of economic and political life, social and cultural development in Kosovo.

Objectives and Learning Outcomes

The aim of the study programme of Political Science and Public Administration of Dardania College is to prepare students for careers that would be beneficial to them at their post-university education, leading and administrative positions, and the public service. For this reason, the staff of the study programme Political Science and Public Administration, same as the entire Dardania College, is comitted to fulfilling the goal of successful transfer of knowledge and experience of teachers to students, as well as to train them for professional-scientific research that would make them able to create, articulate and develop their own ideas and contributions, as well as for their studies in this study programme to become an entrance to their eternal life capabilities.

Expected Results

The expected results of the Political Science and Public Administration study programme are:

  • Have knowledge and skills from political science as a necessary basis for acknowledging public administration processes;
  • Demonstrate a critical and integrative understanding of the relationship between theory, research and good practice;
  • Possess a range of practices and consultancy skills appropriate to the field of political science and public administration;
  • Assess key ethical and business issues in professional practice in organizational psychology;
  • To be equipped with advanced research skills such as designing, conducting and executing research projects;
  • Be able to use the knowledge and evidence gathered from research projects to inform their application of the problems that arise in work environments;
  • Communicate professionally in academic, professional and commercial environments;
  • Have confidence in their knowledge that they can operate in complex and unfamiliar contexts by applying flexible, creative knowledge, and generating transformational solutions.

Political Science and Public Administration study programme is accredited by the Kosovo Accreditation Agency.

Study Plan

Semester 1ECTS CreditsMandatory/Elective
Academic Writing5Mandatory
Introduction to Political
Science
6Mandatory
Microeconomics7Mandatory
Critical Thinking6Mandatory
English Language I6Mandatory
Semester 2 ECTS Credits Mandatory/Elective
Introduction to Public Administration 7 Mandatory
Introduction to Sociology 5 Mandatory
Basics of Statistics 6 Mandatory
Macroeconomics 7 Mandatory
Elective 1 5 Mandatory
Semester 3ECTS CreditsMandatory/Elective
Introduction to
International Relations
7Mandatory
Research Methods6Mandatory
Policy Analysis
and Planning
7Mandatory
Elective 25Mandatory
Elective 35Mandatory
Semester 4ECTS CreditsMandatory/Elective
Public Finance7Mandatory
Economic Systems and
Economic Policies
6Mandatory
Administrative Law
and Procedure
7Mandatory
Elective 45Mandatory
Elective 55Mandatory
Semester 5ECTS CreditsMandatory/Elective
European Union’s Policy
and Institutions
6Mandatory
Theory and Practice
of National Central
Administration
7Mandatory
Administration of
Public Services
7Mandatory
Elective 65Mandatory
Elective 75Mandatory
Semester 6ECTS CreditsMandatory/Elective
Management of
Public Institutions
7Mandatory
Theories of the Nation
and Nationalism
7Mandatory
Diploma Paper6Mandatory
Elective 85Mandatory
Elective 95Mandatory

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