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Area/Catalogue
POLI 2030

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
166843

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Creative Industries

Course aim

The course aims to enhance students’ professional capabilities by fostering their analytical skills in relation to the main aspects of global politics and their representations in popular culture.

Course content

Starting from films as representations of the political, it will explore issues, themes and historical events from the Cold War through to the present, including the nature of domestic regimes, analysis of ideologies causes of conflict and possibility of cooperation, moral dilemmas in war and peace and evolution of human rights. These issues will be discussed within the framework of political theories.



Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Lecture 1 hour x 10 weeks
Lecture (online) 1 hour x 2 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Online 3 hours x 10 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Lecture 1 hour x 10 weeks
Lecture (online) 1 hour x 2 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 10 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Continuous assessment 450 words (equivalent) 10% N/A
Presentation 1350 words (equivalent) 30% N/A
Quiz 900 words (equivalent) 20% N/A
Research assignment 1800 words 40% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Continuous assessment 450 words (equivalent) 10% N/A
Presentation 1350 words (equivalent) 30% N/A
Quiz 900 words (equivalent) 20% N/A
Research assignment 1800 words 40% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Continuous assessment 450 words (equivalent) 10% N/A
Presentation 1350 words (equivalent) 30% N/A
Quiz 900 words (equivalent) 20% N/A
Research assignment 1800 words 40% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Creative Industries

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