Political Leadership

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Political Leadership

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Leadership, Political Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
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  • Overview

    To examine the competing theoretical approaches to the study of political leadership. To assess issues relating to the exercise of political leadership in practice. To account for the resources that political leaders possess and the constraints that they face

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Discuss the concept of political leadership
    2. Critically assess the main approaches to the study of political leadership
    3. Compare and contrast the exercise of political leadership in contemporary contexts
    4. Apply theories of political leadership to the study of contemporary political leaders