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POLIS 4100 - Honours Politics & International Relations Common Course

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 6
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: 2 hours per week
Restriction: Available only to students admitted to relevant Honours program
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: No
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Pre-Requisite: Completed degree (72 units) including 24 units of Politics major or completed B International Studies degree
Incompatible: POLIS 4001
Assessment: 8,000 word paper (100%)

This course provides an advanced approach to the field of enquiry under the rubric of the Department of Politics and International Studies and will attend to both theoretical and applied issues. The central aim of the Common Course is to critically explore challenging contemporary debates in Politics and International Studies. Honours students will gain a sound background in Western political analysis and critiques pertaining to national, international and transnational questions. Topics to be covered may include debates on the following: methodological issues; problems of democratic participation; central concepts in political theory such as freedom, justice and equality, global justice and governance, human rights, civil society, social capital and democratic theory.

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Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Tue 15/03/2022 Thu 24/03/2022 Fri 06/05/2022 Fri 10/06/2022

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Seminar
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
10208 SE01 12 7 1 Mar - 5 Apr Tuesday 2pm - 4pm Ligertwood, 228, Teaching Room
26 Apr - 31 May Tuesday 2pm - 4pm Ligertwood, 228, Teaching Room
20330 SE02 12 12 1 Mar - 5 Apr Tuesday 2pm - 4pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
26 Apr - 31 May Tuesday 2pm - 4pm MyUni, OL, Online Class