- Code DIPL8006
- Unit Value 12 units
- Offered by Asia-Pacific College of Diplomacy
- ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
- Course subject Diplomacy
- Areas of interest Arab and Islamic Studies, Anthropology, Contemporary Europe, Environmental Studies, International Relations More...
- Academic career PGRD
- Dr Jochen Prantl
- Mode of delivery In Person
Winter Session 2017
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This Course provides students with a systematic introduction to the United Nations as a family of organisations facilitating complex patterns of diplomatic engagement in the 21st Century. It opens with a discussion of the emergence of the United Nations then moves on to explore the structure and function of key United Nations organisation and finally examines the involvement of the United Nations in a range of complex endeavours such as humanitarian assistance, intervention, conflict management, and peacebuilding in disrupted states. It concludes with a discussion of the prospects for reform of the United Nations system.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
The course if designed to equip students with a thorough knowledge of how the United Nations system is organised and functions and with the skills to work competently either in the United Nations offices or in diplomatic missions attached to the United Nations and its agencies.
Winter session, on campus, seminar-style.
Written work of 6,000 and a take-home examination at the completion of the course.
Students undertaking this course could expect a workload of 20 hours per week. This is inclusive of actual contact hours for lectures and also out of class preparation time.
Paul Kennedy, The Parliament of Man: The Past, Present and Future of the United Nations (New York: Random House, 2006)
Areas of Interest
- Arab and Islamic Studies
- Contemporary Europe
- Environmental Studies
- International Relations
- Policy Studies
- Political Sciences
- International Business
Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.
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- 12 units
Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|6591||01 Jul 2017||21 Jul 2017||21 Jul 2017||30 Sep 2017||In Person||N/A|