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Area/Catalogue
POLI 2032

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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

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Course ID
170852

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Justice & Society

Course aim

This course aims to consolidate students’ critical analysis skills in relation to the transformation of power relations in global politics in general, and in the Indo-Pacific region in particular.

Course content

This course offers students the opportunity to engage with central concepts in global politics, including: the study of facets and forms of power; dynamics between global and regional international orders; grand strategy or strategic culture. Students will then be able to apply these concepts to particular case studies, enabling an exploration of the interaction between global superpowers, great powers and middle powers in the Indo-Pacific Region in relevant historical contexts.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
POLI 1020 Global Politics and Development

DBBN (International Business) students do not complete this course but must have completed 36 units of study.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Lecture 1 hour x 10 weeks
Seminar 2 hours x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Lecture 1 hour x 10 weeks
Seminar 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 1350 words equivalent 30% N/A
Annotated bibliography 1350 words 30% N/A
Essay 1800 words 40% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Continuous assessment 1350 words equivalent 30% N/A
Annotated bibliography 1350 words 30% N/A
Essay 1800 words 40% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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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.

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