- Code ANUC1105
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Politics and International Relations
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject ANU College
- Areas of interest International Relations, Political Sciences
- Academic career UGRD
- Dr Jana Von Stein
- Dr Richard Frank
- Mode of delivery In Person
First Semester 2018
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This course provides a broad ranging introduction to the study of international relations. It concentrates primarily on the major events (eg The World Wars, The Nuclear age, The Cold War); ideas (realism, liberalism, communism) and strategic practices (eg balance of power, collective security, deterrence) that have shaped the traditional international relations agenda, before engaging the new agenda of the post-Cold War era, particularly the new international political economy of the globalisation era and its impact upon Australian foreign policy. It also explores elements of the war on terror of the post 9/11 period.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- demonstrate a broad understanding of some of the most important ideas, issues and events in international relations particularly in the period since World War 1;
- demonstrate an enhanced appreciation of the contemporary international relations agenda;
- comprehend and articulate their thoughts on issues of major current significance; and
- demonstrate the development of strong research, writing and analytical skills.
Indicative AssessmentShort Document Analysis, 800 words (10%) [Learning Outcomes 1,2,3,4]
Essay 1700-2000 words (40%) [Learning Outcomes 1,2,3,4]
Examination (40%) [Learning Outcomes 1,2,3,4]
Tutorial participation (10%) [Learning Outcomes 1,2,3,4]
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Workload160 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 75 hours of contact: 75 hours of workshop and workshop-like activities.
b) 85 hours of supported and independent student research, reading and writing.
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|Class start date
|Last day to enrol
|Class end date
|Mode Of Delivery
|19 Feb 2018
|27 Feb 2018
|31 Mar 2018
|08 Jun 2018