University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

POLIS 7001 - Masterclass in Politics & International Relations

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 6
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Restriction: Available to MA students studying International Relations Specialisation
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Check with School
Incompatible: INST 5000, POLIS 5000
Assessment: Essay, Seminar Presentation - Total 8000 words (100%)

This course looks at contemporary theories of International Relations and then asks students to try and develop an understanding of how these theoretical issues relate to 'real world' events. The course overviews the key debates in IR theory scholarship - including an emphasis on both 'positivist' and 'post-positivist' approaches to the subject. The course will focus on particular theories and ask students to relate these theoretical paradigms to current issues in global politics

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Commonwealth supported
Full fee paying

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Postgraduate Coursework
Non Award

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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
10216 SE01 10 7 3 Mar - 7 Apr Thursday 9am - 11am Lower Napier, LG21, Teaching Room
28 Apr - 2 Jun Thursday 9am - 11am Lower Napier, LG21, Teaching Room
20331 SE02 10 10 3 Mar - 7 Apr Thursday 9am - 11am MyUni, OL, Online Class
28 Apr - 2 Jun Thursday 9am - 11am MyUni, OL, Online Class