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Area/Catalogue
POLI 1020

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
166845

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Creative Industries

Course aim

To introduce students to global politics and development studies and to develop skills in critical analysis.

Course content

Introduction to global politics, development and global political economy; human rights and human security in global politics; Australia’s overseas aid program; Australia’s relationship with other countries in Asia; awareness of ethnic and cultural diversity for journalists; inequality and development; formal and informal politics in Australia.



Textbook(s)

Devetak, R, J George & S Percy 2017, An introduction to international relations, 3rd, Cambridge University Press , Port Melbourne

Prerequisite(s)

*ALERT* This course is not available to students who have previously completed POLI 1010 Introduction to International Relations

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Lecture 1 hour x 13 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 13 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Online 3 hours x 13 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Lecture 1 hour x 13 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 13 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
Research paper 1800 words 40% N/A
Major essay 2700 words 60% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Research paper 1800 words 40% N/A
Major essay 2700 words 60% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Research paper 1800 words 40% N/A
Major essay 2700 words 60% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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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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