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Contemp Issues in Pols and Int Relations I - GOVT1601

Year - 2018

In this unit students develop critical problem-solving skills by engaging them with contemporary issues in politics and international relations. Unit content is based on issues at the forefront of the news cycle. Lectures introduce the various ways in which academic researchers and public intellectuals respond to world events. Tutorials allow the students an opportunity to discuss potential solutions with tutors and peers. Suggested topics could include, Brexit, Trump presidency, the Syrian War, leadership spills, same-sex marriage, and populism.

Classes
1x2hr lecture/week and 1x1hr tutorial/week

Assessment
1x 1500wd Essay: Background Paper (20%), 1x 2000wd Essay: Analysis (30%), 1x 2500wd Essay:Solutions (50%)

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Government and International Relations
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Government and International Relations
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
Location
Camperdown
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