- Code EURO8003
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Politics and International Relations
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject European Studies
- Areas of interest Anthropology, Archaeology, Contemporary Europe, Cultural Studies, History More...
- Academic career PGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
This Master's level course addresses issues relating to the challenges and implication of European integration. Since the end of the Second World War, the sub-continent of Europe has experienced sustained and expanding degrees of supranational integration in the fields of law, economics and politics. Some analysts see in this process a model for regional integration the world over; others argue that the EU is unique and that this pattern of integration cannot - and should not - be repeated elsewhere.
This course will critically examine European integration from historical, applied and theoretical perspectives. By examining case-studies in the fields of law and regulation, human rights, trade and the environment, common policing and security policy and immigration, students will gain interdisciplinary insights to the process of regional integration and equip them to make comparative analysis, engaging with questions such as:
- Can the European model of integration help us predict the possibility of and paths towards integration in other parts of the world, such as Asia?
- What are the external implications of European regionalism?
- Is regional integration effective and desirable?
- How integrated, by comparison, are federal entities such as Australia?
This course will appeal to students of international relations, European politics, comparative law, sociology and public policy.
A 1000 word briefing paper (30%) and 4000 word research essay (70%).
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WorkloadThe program is comprised of lectures, seminars, and structured discussion groups and will offer students exposure to a range of leading researchers, policy practitioners and diplomats. In addition students will work in syndicates and be required to participate in a group presentation on the final day of the course.
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Areas of Interest
- Contemporary Europe
- Cultural Studies
- International Relations
- Political Sciences
- International Business
- Museums and Collections
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