Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 2-hour seminar per week |
Total Time Commitment: 10 hours per week: total time commitment 120 hours
|Prerequisites:||Entry into the Master of International Relations or Master of International Studies (teach-out) or enrolment in a relevant coursework Masters program|
|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 Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/|
CoordinatorDr Barbara Keys, Dr Steven Welch
ContactDr Ara Keys firstname.lastname@example.org
This subject is designed to give students a basic framework of knowledge about events and issues that have shaped international affairs in the last 60 years. The subject will acquaint students with the historical roots of key problems, including events such as the Cold War, the Vietnam War, the first Gulf War, and the current war in Iraq, along with détente, the rise of the Third World in the 1950s and 1960s and Balkan conflicts of the 1990s. Key thematic issues - such as peacekeeping, migration, environmental problems, international sport, transnational corporations and global culture - will also receive attention. The emphasis will be on how the past helps us to understand the present and how policymakers and others can draw "lessons" from the past.
|Assessment:||A 2500-word research essay (due mid-semester) 40% and a 2500-word essay (due end of semester) 50%, and seminar participation 10%|
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A subject reader will be available.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Notes:||This subject is a compulsory component of the Master of International Relations and the Master of International Studies (teach-out)|
Master of Arts in History (Advanced Seminars and Shorter Thesis) |
Master of International Relations
Master of International Studies
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