Australian Foreign Relations
Subject 672-377 (2009)
Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009: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: 3 contact hours/week , 5.5 additional hours/week. Total of 8.5 hours per week.
|Prerequisites:||Recommended: 12.5 points of Level 1 & Level 2 Politics and International Studies|
|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
ContactAssoc. 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:||A subject reader will be made available for purchase. |
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Formerly available as 166-035 and 672-377. Students who have completed 166-035 or 672-377 are not eligible to enrol in this subject.
Available as a Breadth subject
Australian Studies Major |
International Studies Major
Political Science Major
Politics & International Studies
Politics and International Studies
Politics and International Studies
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