Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:February, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Intensive subject. Please see the timetable for dates.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours |
Total Time Commitment:
Estimated total time commitment (including non-contact time): 120 hours
|Prerequisites:||Admission into the fourth-year honours program or Postgraduate programs in the Arts Faculty. Admission into the Master of Islamic 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 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/|
ContactProf Shahram Akbarzadeh
This subject focuses on the contemporary political landscape of the Middle East and Central Asia. It explores the interplay of international relations and domestic politics, especially in the wake of the war on terror. It traces the challenge of Islamism with reference to the Arab-Israeli conflict and implications of Iran’.s growing assertiveness in the Persian Gulf and Central Asia. Of particular interest is popular perceptions of the United States in the region, as well as the disconnect between the people and the political elite.
Students who successfully complete this subject should...
|Assessment:||A 1000 -word seminar presentation 20% ( during the five-days of teaching) and a 4000- word research paper 80% (due at the end of the semester).|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Students who successfully complete this subject should
Master of International Relations |
Master of Islamic Studies
Postgraduate Diploma in Islamic Studies
200 point program - full time over 18 months |
200 point program - full time over 24 months
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