Government International Relations

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

Government and International Relations

A major in Government and International Relations requires at least 36 senior credit points from this table, including at least 6 credit points at 3000 level.

Junior units of study

GOVT1101
Australian Politics
6      Semester 1
GOVT1104
Introduction to Political Science
6      Semester 2
GOVT1105
Geopolitics
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
GOVT1202
World Politics
6   

In Summer School this unit is available to current HSC students only.
Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Main

Senior units of study

GOVT2111
Human Rights and Australian Politics
6    P 12 Junior credit points from Government and International Relations or 12 Junior credit points from Socio-Legal Studies
N GOVT2101


This unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit for students who are already enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program.
Semester 1
GOVT2112
Modern Political Thought
6    P 12 Junior credit points from Government and International Relations
Semester 1
GOVT2114
The Australian Political Party System
6    P 12 Junior credit points from Government and International Relations
N GOVT2104
Semester 2
GOVT2116
Australian Foreign and Defence Policy
6    P 12 Junior credit points from Government and International Relations
N GOVT2106
Semester 2
GOVT2119
Southeast Asia: Dilemmas of Development
6    P (12 Junior credit points from Government and International Relations) or (12 Junior credit points from Asian Studies)
N GOVT2109
Semester 2
GOVT2221
Politics of International Economic Rels
6    P 12 Junior credit points from Government and International Relations
N GOVT2201
Semester 1
GOVT2225
International Security in 21st Century
6    P 12 Junior credit points from Government and International Relations
N GOVT2205
Semester 1
GOVT2228
Environmental Politics
6    P 12 Junior credit points from Government and International Relations
N GOVT2208


This unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit for students who are already enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program.
Semester 1
GOVT2445
American Politics and Foreign Policy
6    P (12 Junior credit points in Government and International Relations) or (AMST1001 and (HSTY1023 or HSTY1076))
N GOVT2405
Semester 2
GOVT2552
Policy Analysis
6    P 12 Junior credit points from Government and International Relations
N GOVT2502


This unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit for students who are already enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program.
Semester 1
GOVT2603
Media Politics & Political Communication
6    P (12 Junior credit points from Government and International Relations) or (12 Junior credit points from GCST, SCLG, ANTH, ENGL1008, ENGL1026, PHIL1011 or PHIL1013)
Semester 1
GOVT2611
Capitalism and Democracy in East Asia
6    P (12 Junior credit points from Government and International Relations) or (12 Junior credit points from Asian Studies)
N GOVT2411
Semester 1
GOVT2616
Key Concepts in Political Thought
6    P 12 Junior credit points in Government and International Relations
Semester 2
GOVT2617
Introduction to Non-Traditional Security

This unit of study is not available in 2015

6    P 12 Junior credit points from Government and International Relations
Semester 1
ASNS2618
Remaking Chinese Society, 1949-Present
6    A Students with no prior knowledge of modern Chinese history are encouraged to read an introductory textbook (e.g., Edwin E. Moise. Modern China: A History. Second edition. Longman, 1994) before the start of the semester.
P 12 Junior credit points from Asian Studies, Japanese Studies, Chinese Studies, Indonesian Studies, Sanskrit, History or International and Global Studies or (12 Senior credit points from Government and International Relations including GOVT2424).
N ASNS2118
Semester 1
JCTC2606
The Holocaust: History and Aftermath
6    P 12 Junior credit points of Jewish Civilisation, Thought and Culture, Ancient History, History, European Studies, Government and International Relations or Sociology
N JCTC2006
Semester 2
PHIL2616
Philosophy of Human Rights
6    P 12 Junior credit points in Philosophy or Government and International Relations
Semester 2
SCLG2602
Social Inquiry: Qualitative Methods
6    P (12 Junior credit points from Sociology) or (12 Junior credit points from Gender and Cultural Studies) or (12 Junior credit points from Government and International Relations)
N SCLG2002, SCLG2521
Semester 2
SCLG2632
Quantitative Methods
6    P (12 Junior credit points from Sociology or Socio-Legal Studies) or (12 Junior credit points from Government and International Relations)
N SCLG3603
Semester 2
USSC2601
US in the World
6    P 18 junior credit points
Semester 2
USSC2602
US Politics: Elections, Presidents, Laws
6    P 18 junior credit points
Semester 1
USSC2603
Americanism and Anti-Americanism
6    P 18 junior credit points
Semester 1
USSC2605
US Studies Internship
6    P At least one of USSC2601, USSC2602, USSC2603, USSC2604

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
US citizens cannot be placed in an US Consulate General internship.
Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Main
GOVT2226
International Organisations

This unit of study is not available in 2015

6    P 12 Junior credit points from Government and International Relations
N GOVT2206
Semester 2
GOVT2331
Social Change and Politics
6    P 12 Junior credit points in Government and International Relations
N GOVT2301
Semester 2
GOVT2424
Politics of China

This unit of study is not available in 2015

6    P (12 Junior credit points from Government and International Relations) or (12 Junior credit points from Asian Studies)
N GOVT2402
Semester 2
GOVT3986
Gender, Security and Human Rights
6    P 12 Senior credit points from Government and International Relations
N GOVT2336
Semester 2
GOVT3987
Comparative Public Sector Management
6    P 12 Senior credit points from Government and International Relations
N GOVT2557
Semester 1
GOVT3988
Globalisation, Governance and the State
6    P 12 Senior credit points in Government and International Relations
N GOVT2440
Semester 2
GOVT3989
Divided Societies
6    P 12 Senior credit points from Government and International Relations
N GOVT2442, GOVT2412
Semester 2
GOVT3995
Politics and Environment: Current Issues
6    P 12 Senior credit points from Government and International Relations, including GOVT2228
N GOVT2615
Semester 2
GOVT3996
Science, Tech and International Security
6    P 12 Senior credit points from Government and International Relations, including GOVT2225
N GOVT2618
Semester 1
GOVT3997
Parliament and Democracy
6    P 12 Senior credit points from Government and GOVT1101
Semester 2
GOVT3999
Terrorism and Organised Crime
6    P 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
Semester 2
JCTC3601
Unravelling the Arab - Israeli Conflict
6    P (12 Senior credit points of Jewish Civilisation,Thought and Culture) or (12 Senior credit points from History) or (12 Senior credit points from Ancient History) or (12 Senior credit points from Government and International Relations)
N ARIS2674, JCTC2008, HSTY2607, GOVT2702, JCTC2608
Semester 2
GOVT3990
Islam and Democracy in the Muslim World

This unit of study is not available in 2015

6    P 12 Senior credit points in Government and International Relations
N GOVT2774
Semester 2
USSC3601
Public Opinion and Voting in the U.S.
6      Semester 1
Recommended as preparation for honours
GOVT2991
Political Analysis
6    P 12 Junior credit points from Government and International Relations at the level of Credit or better, or with the consent of the Honours Coordinator.
N GOVT2091


This unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit for students who are already enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program.
Semester 1
GOVT3993
Power
6    P 12 Senior credit points from Government and International Relations and GOVT2991, each at the level of Credit or better, or with the consent of the Honours Coordinator.
N GOVT3991


This unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit for students who are already enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program.
Semester 1
GOVT3994
Research Preparation
6    P 12 Senior credit points from Government and International Relations and GOVT2991, each at the level of Credit or better, or with the consent of the Honours Coordinator.
N GOVT3992


This unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit for students who are already enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program.
Semester 2

Exchange

GOVT1001
Government Exchange
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
GOVT1002
Government Exchange
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
GOVT1881
Government Exchange
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
GOVT1882
Government Exchange
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
GOVT2881
Government Exchange
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
GOVT2882
Government Exchange
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
GOVT2883
Government Exchange
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
GOVT2884
Government Exchange
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
GOVT2885
Government Exchange
6      Semester 1
Semester 2

Honours

GOVT4101
Government Honours A
12      Semester 1
Semester 2
GOVT4102
Government Honours B
12    C GOVT4101
Semester 1
Semester 2
GOVT4103
Government Honours C
12    C GOVT4102
Semester 1
Semester 2
GOVT4104
Government Honours D
12    C GOVT4103
Semester 1
Semester 2