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Essential Texts in Politics and IR - GOVT3601

This unit provides students with an advanced understanding of core texts in Politics and International Relations. Students will explore these key texts through an in-depth, and rigorous reading of primary material. An active engagement with the founding texts will enable students to deepen their knowledge of the discipline and how it has developed in relation to key events in Politics and International Relations. Seminar discussions will be based on the method of close textual analysis.

Classes
2x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

Assessment
1x1500wd Exam (40%), 1x2000wd Essay (35%), 1x1000wd Essay (25%)

Pre-requisites

24 credit points at 2000-level in the Politics and International Relations stream, including GOVT2901 and a minimum of 78 credit points

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Government and International Relations
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Government and International Relations
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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