Politics 4B

Subject 166-422 (2008)

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Credit Points: 12.500
Level: Undergraduate
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This subject is not offered in 2008.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: A 2-hour seminar per week
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Prerequisites: Admission to the postgraduate diploma or fourth-year honours in political science or postgraduate coursework program in political science.
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Subject Overview:

This subject involves a study of an approved topic in politics. Details of programs being offered will be available in the School. Students who complete this subject should demonstrate a specialist understanding of the subject being studied; where appropriate, have contributed effectively to the work of the seminar being attended; show a capacity for an advanced level of analysis in relation to the issues being studied; and show an awareness of the latest research directions in the particular subject.

Assessment: An essay of 5000 words 100% (due at the end of semester).
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Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

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Generic Skills:
  • be able to apply research skills and critical methods to a field of inquiry;

  • be able to develop persuasive arguments on a given topic;

  • be able to communicate oral and written arguments and ideas effectively and articulately.


Formerly available as 166-049. Students who have completed 166-049 are not eligible to enrol in this subject.

Related Course(s): Postgraduate Certificate in Arts (International Politics)
Postgraduate Certificate in Arts (Political Science)
Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (International Politics)
Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Political Science)

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