- Code INTR8028
- Unit Value 6 units
- 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
- Mode of delivery In Person
Global Environmental Politics examines how transboundary and global environmental issues have been addressed in world politics, drawing on key concepts in the discipline of International Relations. The course will focus on key themes in global environmental politics, covering the history of how environmental change has become “globalised”, the governance, institutions and authority of global environmental change, the global political economy of environmental change, and the global ethics of environmental change. Different themes will include discussion to introduce students to the major debates and issues will provide students with an opportunity for more focused investigation that contributes to their knowledge of the practice of global environmental politics.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Demonstrate a sound knowledge and a critical understanding of the key themes and concepts of global environmental politics and their relationship to debates within the discipline of International Relations
- Apply those themes and concepts to a case study of contemporary global environmental politics
- Communicate their understanding about global environmental politics in a clear and concise way through assignments and seminar participation
The course is conducted through seminars with an emphasis on interactive teaching aimed at engaging all students in active participation.
- Please note that this assessment is indicative only. The actual assessment for the course is provided in the Class Summary prior to the commencement of the semester in which the course is being conducted and may differ from this assessment. (null) [LO null]
- Reading Reviews 1 (20) [LO 1,2,3]
- Reading Review 2 (20) [LO 1,2,3]
- Research Plan and Annotated Bibliography (20) [LO 1,2,3]
- Essay (40) [LO 1,2,3]
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Approximately 130 hours comprising seminars as well as associated preparation, independent study, and assessment time.
Please note this is a general guide, averaged over the semester and the final hours ultimately depend on the individual's ability in reading and writing.
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