- Total units 24 Units
- Areas of interest Political Sciences
- Minor code CPOL-MIN
- Academic career Undergraduate
Political Science is the study of human relationships that involve power, rule or authority. It is about how societies govern themselves and how societies ought to be governed. It is about the political behaviour of individuals and groups that occurs in all societies. This minor in Comparative Politics studies and compares political norms, institutions, behaviour and the regulation of economic activity in a range of different countries and regions.
Students who complete this minor will have the skills and knowledge to:
- Demonstrate broad knowledge of the nature of political norms, institutions, behaviour and economy.
- Demonstrate knowledge of, and compare the politics or political economy of two or more countries or regions other than Australia.
This minor requires the completion of 24 units, which must include:
24 units from completion of the following course(s):
|EURO2003||European Union: Policies, Institutions and Challenges||6|
|MEAS2001||New States of Eurasia: Emerging Issues in Politics and Security||6|
|MEAS2105||The Political Economy of the Middle East||6|
|POLS2025||Politics in Britain||6|
|POLS2069||Politics in Russia||6|
|POLS2070||Politics in Central Asia||6|
|POLS2095||Politics in Latin America||6|
|POLS2118||Democracy and Democratization in Latin America||6|
|POLS3029||Sharing Power: Federalism in Comparative Perspective||6|
|POLS3034||Comparative Political Parties and Party Systems||6|