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|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Thirty contact hours per semester. Two 1-hour lectures per week for 10 weeks and a 1-hour tutorial per week for 10 weeks. The lecture and tutorial programs are staggered and cover the 12 weeks of semester |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Prerequisites:||Usually one first-year politics subject.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Derek McDougall
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject forms an introduction to Australian foreign relations, with reference to both global and regional issues affecting Australia. Topics will normally include the domestic politics of Australian foreign relations; Australia and the US; Australia and the Asia-Pacific (including relations with key countries such as Japan, China and Indonesia); Australia and the South Pacific; Australia and Europe (including the UK) and Australia and the United Nations. Students should gain a better understanding of the way in which Australia's place in the world has changed in recent times. Students who complete this subject should have an understanding of the domestic and international context of Australian foreign relations and of the implications of a range of global and regional issues for Australia.
|Assessment:||A written essay of 2000 words 50% (due mid-semester) and a 2-hour examination 50% (due during the examination period).|
|Prescribed Texts:||Prescribed Texts:A subject reader will be made available for purchase.Australian Foreign Relations: Contemporary Perspectives (D McDougall), Addison Wesley Longman 1998|
|Breadth Options:||This subject is a level 2 or level 3 subject and is not available to new generation degree students as a breadth option in 2008. |
This subject or an equivalent will be available as breadth in the future.
Breadth subjects are currently being developed and these existing subject details can be used as guide to the type of options that might be available.
2009 subjects to be offered as breadth will be finalised before re-enrolment for 2009 starts in early October.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
Bachelor of Arts |
Bachelor of Arts(Media and Communication) & Bachelor of Commerce
Bachelor of Arts(Media and Communications)
Bachelor of Public Policy and Management
Diploma in Arts (Australian Studies)
Diploma in Arts (International Studies)
Diploma in Arts (Political Science)
Graduate Certificate in Arts (Australian Studies)
Graduate Certificate in Arts (International Politics)
Graduate Certificate in Arts (Political Science)
Graduate Diploma in Arts (Australian Studies)
Graduate Diploma in Arts (International Politics)
Graduate Diploma in Arts (Political Science)
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