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Studijní obor 6701T International Economic and Political Studies
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Studijní obor 6701T International Economic and Political Studies


Description of the IEPS Programme


CHARLES UNIVERSITY, FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES


Two-Year Master's Degree Programme in


INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL STUDIES (IEPS)


The fall of Communism in 33 countries around the world and the end of the Cold War ushered in a sequence of startling changes in global politics and economics, the importance of which could only be paralleled by the events that followed the end of the Second World War. Globalisation has moved from the realm of economic hypotheses to a practice exercised world-wide. In the past 20 years new economic powers have emerged to challenge the political order of the capitalist incumbents. The expectations and the practices of free unregulated markets came into conflict with socio-political institutions at the level of both national and supra-national arrangements, which sparked a drift towards rising nationalism and etatism. As the world became highly integrated, the life of individuals, as well as the organisation of enterprises, institutions, municipalities, regions or nations depend now much more on the evolution of the world affairs.


Such a new quality of interdependence between economic, political and social actors in the world places new demands on both its understanding and its decision-making. Worldwide demand for expertise in the management of public affairs, prudent political leadership, analysis of individual and collective decisions and for effective and legitimate public policies has received an unprecedented spur in the last decade. This IEPS Programme aims to offer new perspectives in the study of inter-related economic and political processes by providing access to knowledge and skills at a level compatible with prestigious universities in Europe and America. IEPS belongs to a family of interdisciplinary M.A. studies known as PPE (Philosophy, Politics and Economics) or IPE (International Politics and Economics) - see ExternĂ­ odkaz http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philosophy,_politics,_and_economics.



Their popularity was earned not only due to the prestige of universities offering such a wide programme but also due to the success of its graduates on labour markets all over the world.


International Economic and Political Studies is a two-year English-language Master's degree programme fully accredited by the Czech Ministry of Education, which seeks to investigate contemporary political, economic and social issues from a multidisciplinary perspective. Although the predominant emphasis in the IEPS Programme is on the fields of economics and political science, students will also be expected to explore their historical, legal and sociological aspects. This is a unique programme of study in terms of both its content and methods. Students are expected to master the principles of modern non-conventional economic thinking and be able to apply it in political decision-making at the level of supra-national institutions, states, regional governments, corporations and political parties.


Through the core courses, students will gain the theoretical knowledge, methodological tools and historical background required to engage in a deeper analysis of the world they live in, while their elective courses will allow them to develop their own specialisation, which will bring them closer to their intended career – whether it be in politics, international organisations, public administration, academia, business, local or multinational enterprises, NGOs, media or financial services. Students in the IEPS Programme will be able to take advantage of a wide selection of international academic exchange programmes arranged with renowned universities in the EU, the United States, Australia and Asia.


The programme is deliberately designed to take advantage of the multidisciplinary nature of the Faculty and of contacts within Prague’s unique international environment. The programme represents a stepping stone in a student’s development of wide-ranging knowledge, as it offers an education in various academic disciplines, provided by five institutes of the Faculty of Social Sciences, and it offers gaining valuable analytical skills and practical background knowledge that can be applied in professional life.


Study prerequisites


Applicants to the IEPS Programme may come from a variety of undergraduate backgrounds. It is not necessary to have studied politics or economics. Admission may be granted also to students whose previous studies were in the humanities, commerce, law or even maths, technical or natural sciences. Although a background in mathematics is not formally required for admission, it is an advantage for IEPS applicants to have an aptitude for maths and statistics, especially those students who wish to specialise in economics and finance. All students must have a good command of the English language in order to successfully complete all of the course requirements, including the ability to discuss specialised topics.


Language of instruction: English


Conditions of study: you can find more information about the IEPS programme on the webpage ExternĂ­ odkaz http://fsveng.fsv.cuni.cz/FSVEN-362.html and its links where there is also a dowloadable brochure.

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INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL STUDIES - JIM05009



Academic supervisor: 

doc. Ing. Vladimír Benáček, CSc.


Coordinator: Mgr. Martin Riegl, PhD





Course structure:

10 required classes

64 credits

Elective classes in Module #1

10 credits

Elective classes in Module #2

10 credits

Elective classes in Module #3

15 credits

Required credits from all three modules

44 (the difference is 9 credits)

Remark to electives: the difference between (10+10+15) and 44 credits must be filled by courses picked freely from any of three modules.

Remaining optional courses (II)

12 credits

Master's thesis defence + Final State Examination

TOTAL CREDITS

120 credits

Having reached 120 credits in the required structure, you are qualified for taking the Concluding State Exam and defend your master thesis.

Then your degree will be conferred. This is your 2-years´ perspective.



MANDATORY COURSES-J#01010

(POVINNÉ PŘEDMĚTY)

Code

Name of Course

Lecturer

Semester

Term

Examination

Credits

JMM385

ExternĂ­ odkaz Legal Framework of European Integration

ExternĂ­ odkaz Šlosarčík

SS

2/0

Zk

6

JMM530

ExternĂ­ odkaz European Comparative Politics and Society

ExternĂ­ odkaz Rovná

WS

1/1

Zk

6

JPM194

ExternĂ­ odkaz Master´s Degree Seminar IEPS

ExternĂ­ odkaz Benáček

WS/SS

0/2

Zk

4

JPM249

ExternĂ­ odkaz Public Finance

ExternĂ­ odkaz Švarcová

SS

2/0

Zk

5

JPM314

ExternĂ­ odkaz Theories of International Relations

ExternĂ­ odkaz Drulák ExternĂ­ odkaz Plechanovová

WS

2/0

Zk

6

JPM322

ExternĂ­ odkaz Principles of Microeconomics

ExternĂ­ odkaz Janský

WS

2/2

Zk

8

JPM323

ExternĂ­ odkaz Philosophy, Economics and Politics

ExternĂ­ odkaz Sedláček ExternĂ­ odkaz Salamon

WS

2/1

Zk

6

JPM324

ExternĂ­ odkaz Geography and Politics in Europe within Global Regionalism

ExternĂ­ odkaz Riegl

SS

2/2

Zk

9

JPM325

ExternĂ­ odkaz International Political Economy

ExternĂ­ odkaz Benáček ExternĂ­ odkaz Petříček

SS

2/0

Zk

5

JSM518

ExternĂ­ odkaz Public Policy

ExternĂ­ odkaz Potůček

WS

2/1

Zk

9

Total number of credits 64

WS = Winter Semester (Oct. - Feb.),

SS = Summer Semester (Feb. - June).

Zk = examination,

Z= credit for participation



ELECTIVES (POVINNĚ VOLITELNÉ PŘEDMĚTY)-J#01011

MODULE #1 - ECONOMICS

(Provider: Institute of Economic Studies)

Code

Name of Course

Lecturer

Semester

Term

Examination

Credits

JEB053

ExternĂ­ odkaz Labour Economics

ExternĂ­ odkaz Flek ExternĂ­ odkaz Mysíková

SS

2/0

Zk

5

JEB102

ExternĂ­ odkaz Principles of Economics II

ExternĂ­ odkaz Janský

SS

2/2

Zk

6

JEM012

ExternĂ­ odkaz European Economic Policies

ExternĂ­ odkaz Šmídková

SS

2/2

Zk

6

JEM032

ExternĂ­ odkaz Banking

ExternĂ­ odkaz Mejstřík ExternĂ­ odkaz Teplý ExternĂ­ odkaz Pečená

WS

2/2

Zk

6

JEM034

ExternĂ­ odkaz Corporate Finance

ExternĂ­ odkaz Dědek

SS

2/2

Zk

6

JEM050

ExternĂ­ odkaz Topics in Economic Policy

ExternĂ­ odkaz Zajíček

SS

2/0

Zk

5

JEM062

ExternĂ­ odkaz Introductory Econometrics

ExternĂ­ odkaz Kalíšková

WS

2/2

Zk

6

JEM100

ExternĂ­ odkaz Corporate Governance

ExternĂ­ odkaz Mejstřík

SS

0/2

Zk

4

JEM115

ExternĂ­ odkaz Environmental Economics

ExternĂ­ odkaz Ščasný

WS

2/0

Zk

5

JEM123

ExternĂ­ odkaz Economics of Least Developed Countries

ExternĂ­ odkaz Bauer

WS

2/2

Zk

6

JEM139

ExternĂ­ odkaz Integrity, Law and Economics

ExternĂ­ odkaz Janský

SS

9/3

Zk

5

JMMZ041

ExternĂ­ odkaz Theory of Regulation and Regulation of Industries

ExternĂ­ odkaz Hrubý ExternĂ­ odkaz Vykoukal

WS

2/0

Zk

6

JPM312

ExternĂ­ odkaz Comparative Economics

ExternĂ­ odkaz Cahlík

SS

2/2

Zk

6

JPM313

ExternĂ­ odkaz European Economic Integration

ExternĂ­ odkaz Hedbávný ExternĂ­ odkaz Dědek

WS

2/2

Zk

6


Minimal number of required credits 10




MODULE #2 - POLITICAL SCIENCE-J#01012

(Provider: Institute of Political Studies)

Code

Name of Course

Lecturer

Semester

Term

Examination

Credits

JMMZ051

ExternĂ­ odkaz Political Systems of East European Countries Today

ExternĂ­ odkaz Kubát

SS

1/1

Zk

6

JPM300

ExternĂ­ odkaz The Sovereign State and Quasi-States

ExternĂ­ odkaz Riegl

WS

2/0

Zk

6

JPM305

ExternĂ­ odkaz South Asian Politics

ExternĂ­ odkaz Sandilya

WS

2/0

Zk

6

JPM319

ExternĂ­ odkaz Geopolitics of Asia

ExternĂ­ odkaz Sandilya

WS

1/1

Zk

6

JPM424

ExternĂ­ odkaz Geopolitics of Land, Sea, Air &Space,

ExternĂ­ odkaz Romancov

SS

2/0

Zk

6

JPM425

ExternĂ­ odkaz Conflict & Cooperation in International Basins

ExternĂ­ odkaz Landovský

WS

1/1

Zk

6

JPM428

ExternĂ­ odkaz International Institutions - Governing Global Economy

ExternĂ­ odkaz Parízek

SS

0/1

KZ

4

JPM505

ExternĂ­ odkaz Critical Security Studies

ExternĂ­ odkaz Střítecký ExternĂ­ odkaz Hynek

SS

2/0

Zk

6

JPM530

ExternĂ­ odkaz EU-China Relations

ExternĂ­ odkaz Cheng

SS

2/0

Zk

6

JPM537

ExternĂ­ odkaz Economic Globalization - the War of (ideological) Worlds

ExternĂ­ odkaz Lukáš

SS

1/1

Zk

6

JPM542

ExternĂ­ odkaz Rationalism in International Relations (TMV)

ExternĂ­ odkaz Karlas

WS

0/1

KZ

4

JPM555

ExternĂ­ odkaz Security and Defence Integration in Europe and Transatlantic Relations

ExternĂ­ odkaz Karásek

WS

2/0

Zk

7

JPM563

ExternĂ­ odkaz Common Security and Defence Policy: Concepts and Practice

ExternĂ­ odkaz Karásek

WS

0/1

KZ

4

JPM570

ExternĂ­ odkaz Euroatlantic Community and Strategic Culture

ExternĂ­ odkaz Karásek

WS

1/1

Zk

6


Minimal number of required credits 10



MODULE #3 - INTERNATIONAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES-J#01013

(Main providers: remaining three institutes of FSV UK)

Code

Name of Course

Lecturer

Semester

Term

Examination

Credits

JEM114

ExternĂ­ odkaz Topics in Law and Regulation

ExternĂ­ odkaz Alexander

WS

2/0

Zk

5

JJM110

ExternĂ­ odkaz Media and Society: An Introduction

ExternĂ­ odkaz Jirák

WS

1/1

Zk

6

JJM164

ExternĂ­ odkaz Intercultural Communication Management

ExternĂ­ odkaz Notarp

WS/SS

1/1

Zk

6

JJM176

ExternĂ­ odkaz Media and Participation

ExternĂ­ odkaz Carpentier

SS

0/20

Zk

4

JMMZ042

ExternĂ­ odkaz Cohesion Policy of the EU in Central and East European Countries.

ExternĂ­ odkaz Kasáková

WS

1/1

Zk

6

JMM016

ExternĂ­ odkaz Introduction to the US Legal System: European Perspective

ExternĂ­ odkaz Kozák

SS

1/1

Zk

6

JMM143

ExternĂ­ odkaz Economy and Politics in the 20th Century Eastern Europe

ExternĂ­ odkaz Svoboda

SS

1/1

Zk

6

JMM294

ExternĂ­ odkaz Issues in United States National Security Policy

ExternĂ­ odkaz Raška

SS

2/0

Zk

4

JMM345

ExternĂ­ odkaz Government in United States

ExternĂ­ odkaz Sehnálková

WS

1/1

Zk

5

JMM529

ExternĂ­ odkaz Economic Issues in North America

ExternĂ­ odkaz Fiřtová ExternĂ­ odkaz Kozák

SS

2/2

Zk

8

JMM531

ExternĂ­ odkaz The EU and the Member States after 2000

ExternĂ­ odkaz Rovná

SS

1/1

Zk

6

JPM326

ExternĂ­ odkaz Czech Media System in European Comparison

ExternĂ­ odkaz Trampota

SS

1/1

Z

3

JPM327

ExternĂ­ odkaz Justice in Politics and Economics

ExternĂ­ odkaz Salamon

SS

2/0

Zk

5

JPM548

ExternĂ­ odkaz Public International Law

ExternĂ­ odkaz Landovský

SS

1/1

Zk

6

JSM406

ExternĂ­ odkaz Statistics in SPSS

ExternĂ­ odkaz Soukup ExternĂ­ odkaz Schubert

WS/SS

1/1

Zk

6

JSM437

ExternĂ­ odkaz CIVIL SOCIETY IN CENTRAL EUROPE

ExternĂ­ odkaz Frič

SS

2/0

Zk

6

JSM604

ExternĂ­ odkaz Health Economics

ExternĂ­ odkaz Háva

SS

2/0

Zk

8

JSM685

ExternĂ­ odkaz Educational Policy

ExternĂ­ odkaz Veselý

SS

1/1

Zk

8


Minimal number of required credits 15










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