Political Economy and Public Policy Workshop

This information is for the 2013/14 session.

Teacher responsible

Miss Maja Rasmussen CON4.17, Dr Waltraud Schelkle COW1.06 and Dr Jeffrey Chwieroth CLM5.11


This course is available on the MPhil/PhD in Government. This course is available as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit.

This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit.

This workshop is jointly organised by the European Institute, the Government Department and the International Relations Department for research students of these departments working in the general area of political economy and public policy and who have usually passed their first year. Research students from other departments wishing to attend should contact the teachers responsible.

It should be noted that the course has three codes- EU555, GV555 and IR555.

Course content

Presentation and intense discussion of thesis chapters and related work. A detailed syllabus is fixed at the start of the year. Seminar presentations by outside speakers may be added.


9 hours of seminars in the MT. 9 hours of seminars in the LT.


There is no examination for this course. Regular attendance and active participation by all students is required. Each attending student has to give at least one presentation.

Key facts

Department: Government

Total students 2012/13: Unavailable

Average class size 2012/13: Unavailable

Value: Non-assessed

Guidelines for interpreting course guide information

Personal development skills

  • Leadership
  • Self-management
  • Team working
  • Problem solving
  • Application of information skills
  • Communication
  • Application of numeracy skills