Units of Study

GOVT6116 - International Organisations

Semester 1a, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Dr Susan Park


This unit aims to introduce students to how states and other actors in the international arena cooperate to build institutions as a response to common problems. After completing the unit students should be able to analyse contemporary international organisations to see how they work, whose interests they serve, and to what degree they attenuate or enhance the power of sovereign states.


1x4000wd essay (50%); 1x2hr exam (30%) and participation (20%)


1x2-hr seminar/week or equivalent in intensive session

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