• Offered by Department of International Relations
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Course subject International Relations
  • Areas of interest International Relations
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Yongwook Ryu
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Second Semester 2014
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How is the world organized?  The course examines what sovereign states do to manage international relations, and how and why.  The course first discusses the theoretical debates concerning international organization, and then examines specific issue areas—security, trade and finance, human rights, environment, and maritime issues.  In addition, we also look at the development of regionalization as a new alternative to global governance with emphasis on East Asia.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

On satisfying the requirements of this course, students should be able to: 

1.Understand the major theories of international relations and debates on the role and effect of international institutions; 

2. Understand the major international institutions that seek to regulate a diverse set of interstate relations from security, trade, and finance to human rights, environment, and maritime issues;

 3. Understand various alternative ways to organize interstate relations such as regionalism and regionalization, especially in East Asia;

 4. Display one’s own critical thinking and evidence on how best to organize interstate affairs; and

 5. The capacity to conduct research and make an argument in both written and oral work;

Indicative Assessment

1. Participation in Discussion - 10%         

2. Research Paper - 40%                    

3. Final Exam - 50%

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Workload

One 2-hour seminar per week (over 13 weeks) with the expectation of a further 6-8 hours per week of independent study.

Prescribed Texts

Prescribed texts will be provided via Wattle.

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Students continuing in their current program of study will have their tuition fees indexed annually from the year in which you commenced your program. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $1926
2004 $1926
2005 $2190
2006 $2190
2007 $2520
2008 $2592
2009 $2670
2010 $2718
2011 $2778
2012 $2808
2013 $2808
2014 $2808
International fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $3708
2004 $3708
2005 $3708
2006 $3816
2007 $3816
2008 $3816
2009 $3816
2010 $3942
2011 $3942
2012 $3942
2013 $3942
2014 $3942
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
8725 21 Jul 2014 08 Aug 2014 31 Aug 2014 30 Oct 2014 In Person N/A

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