Politics

Errata
item Errata Date
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The following units are now offered as Selective units of study:

GOVT2120 New Zealand and Pacific Politics
Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 1 Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day Prerequisites: 12 credit points at 1000 level in Politics or 12 credit points at 1000 level in International Relations or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Government and International Relations Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences Classes: 2x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week Assessments: 1x1100wd case study, short paper (30%), 1x1700wd comparative analysis essay (35%), 1x1700wd policy/governance report (35%) Description: Using the comparative method, this unit examines the politics of New Zealand and a number of significant Pacific nations. The unit examines these nations' political cultures, structures and history, and explores regional governance and regionally-significant policy issues.

GOVT2552 Policy Analysis 
Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 1, Semester 2 Classes: 1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week Assessment: 1x2500wd eval case study (40%), 1x2hr exam (50%), tutorial participation (10%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day Description: The unit outlines the nature of public policy - dealing with such matters as definitions of policy and approaches to analysing public policy; Examines the main building blocks of the policy process: actors, institutions, and policy instruments; Explores key stages of the public policy process: notably problem definition, agenda setting, policy formation, decision making, implementation and evaluation. Examples are drawn from Australia and a range of countries throughout the world; Addresses policy-making in extreme, 'crisis' situations. Additional Information: Departmental Permission is required for this unit.

22/1/2019
Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Politics

Major

A major in Politics requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of compulsory 1000-level core units
(ii) 12 credit points of compulsory 2000-level core units
(iii) 18 credit points of selective 3000-level units
(iv) 6 credit points of 3000-level Interdisciplinary Project units
* Selective units can replace core units already completed in another major

Minor

A minor in Politics requires 36 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level core units
(iii) 12 credit points of 3000-level units

1000 level units of study

Core
GOVT1641
Introduction to Politics
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
GOVT1621
Introduction to International Relations
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
Selective
GOVT1661
Politics and Popular Culture
6      Semester 1
Semester 2

2000 level units of study

Core
GOVT2991
Political Analysis
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in GOVT and a minimum of 36 credit points
N GOVT2091
Semester 1
Semester 2
GOVT2941
Making Policy in Political Context
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in GOVT and a minimum of 36 credit points
Semester 1
Semester 2
Selective
GOVT2111
Human Rights and Australian Politics
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Politics or 12 credit points at 1000 level in International Relations or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Government and International Relations or Socio-legal studies
N GOVT2101
Semester 2
GOVT2112
Modern Political Thought
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Politics or International Relations or 12 credit points in Jewish Civilisation, Thought and Culture or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Philosophy or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Government and International Relations
Semester 2
GOVT2117
Comparative Politics
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Politics or 12 credit points at 1000 level in International Relations or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
N GOVT1107
Semester 2
GOVT2119
Southeast Asia: Dilemmas of Development
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Politics or 12 credit points at 1000 level in International Relations or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Government and International Relations or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Asian Studies
N GOVT2109
Semester 2
GOVT2228
Environmental Politics
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Politics or 12 credit points at 1000 level in International Relations or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Government and International Relations
N GOVT2208
Semester 1
GOVT2331
Social Change and Politics

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P 12 Junior credit points in Government and International Relations
N GOVT2301
Semester 1
GOVT2603
Media Politics and Political Communication
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Politics or 12 credit points at 1000 level in International Relations or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Government and International Relations
Semester 2
PHIL2634
Democratic Theory

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P (12 Junior credit points in Philosophy) or (6 Junior credit points in Philosophy and ANHS1600)
N PHIL2514 or PHIL3514
Semester 2

3000 level units of study

Selective
GOVT3643
Emotions and Public Policy
6    N GOVT2015
Semester 1
GOVT3644
Political Campaigning
6      Semester 1
GOVT3661
Politics of the Pacific region
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
GOVT3901
Digital Politics
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Government and International Relations or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
Semester 1
GOVT3980
Democracy and Dictatorship
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 credit points at 2000 level International Relations or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
Semester 1
Semester 2
GOVT3984
Policy and Politics of Governing Cities
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Government and International Relations or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
Semester 1
GOVT3987
Comparative Public Sector Management
6    P 12 credit points in Politics or 12 credit points in International Relations or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
N GOVT2557
Semester 1
GOVT3989
Divided Societies
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 credit points at 2000 level International Relations or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
N GOVT2412 or GOVT2442
Semester 2
GOVT3990
Islam and Democracy in the Muslim World
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 credit points at 2000 level International Relations or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
N GOVT2774
Semester 1
GOVT3993
Power
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 credit points at 2000 level in International Relations or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
N GOVT3991
Semester 1
GOVT3995
Politics and Environment: Current Issues
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 credit points at 2000 level in International Relations or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
N GOVT2615
Semester 2
GOVT3997
Parliament and Democracy
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 credit points at 2000 level in International Relations or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
Semester 2
GOVT3998
Aboriginal and TSI Politics and Policy
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Diversity Studies or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Indigenous Studies or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
Semester 2
GOVT3655
Latin American Politics

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics OR Politics and International Relations stream or 12 senior credit points in Government and International Relations
N GOVT2013
Semester 2
GOVT3651
Politics of China
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in International Relations or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
N GOVT2424 or GOVT2402
Semester 2
GOVT3643
Emotions and Public Policy
6    N GOVT2015
Semester 1
GOVT3644
Political Campaigning
6      Semester 1
GOVT3653
The Australian Political Party System
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in International Relations or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
N GOVT2114 or GOVT2104
Semester 1
GOVT3671
Australian Foreign and Security Policy
6    N GOVT2116 or GOVT2106
Semester 2
GOVT3672
American Politics and Foreign Policy
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in GOVTor 12 credit points at 2000 level in American Studies
N GOVT2405 or GOVT2445
Semester 1
GOVT3641
Government, Business and Society
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in International Relations or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
N GOVT2558
Semester 2
GOVT3654
Capitalism and Democracy in East Asia
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in International Relations or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
N GOVT2611 or GOVT2411
Semester 2
GOVT3652
Environmental Politics in Australia
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in International Relations or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
N GOVT2614
Semester 1
GOVT3664
Key Concepts in Political Thought
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in International Relations or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
N GOVT2616
Semester 2

Interdisciplinary Project unit of study

GOVT3898
Industry and Community Project
6    P Interdisciplinary Impact in any major
Intensive December
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
GOVT3900
Interdisciplinary Impact
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics
N Interdisciplinary Impact in another major
Semester 1
Semester 2

Honours

Honours in Politics requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 4000-level core seminar units
(ii) 36 credit points of 4000-level core thesis units

Honours core seminar units of study

GOVT4111
Research Methods and Research Design
6      Semester 1
GOVT4112
Topics in International Relations
6      Semester 1
GOVT4113
Topics in Politics
6      Semester 1

Honours thesis units of study

GOVT4114
Govt and Int Relations Honours Thesis 1
12      Semester 1
GOVT4115
Govt and Int Relations Honours Thesis 2
24      Semester 2

Advanced coursework

The requirements for advanced coursework in Philosophy are described in the degree resolutions for the Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Advanced Studies.
24-36 credit points of advanced study will be included in the table for 2020.