Politics and International Studies

Major/Minor/Specialisation !PD-ARTS-SPC+1002 (2014)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.

Year and Campus: 2014


Professor Sheila Jeffreys

Email: sheila@unimelb.edu.au


Office of Graduate Studies, Faculty of Arts

Email: arts-gradstudies@unimelb.edu.au


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Learning Outcomes:

Students who complete the Postgraduate Diploma in this area of specialisation should:

  • complete the equivalent of fourth year honours with a research component and obtain a recognised qualification;
  • obtain an adequate basis for pursuing advanced studies in political science at masters or PhD level;
  • develop a specialist understanding of specific areas of study, showing an understanding of the latest research directions;
  • develop a capacity for an advanced level of analysis in relation to the specific issues in political science.
Structure & Available Subjects:

The Postgraduate Diploma in Arts in this area of specialisation requires:

  • thesis (50 points)
  • one compulsory subject (12.5 points)
  • three elective subjects (37.5 points)

Total 100 points

Subject Options:

Thesis Subject

50 points

Note: the thesis requires two consecutive semesters of enrolment.

Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:

Compulsory Subject

12.5 points

Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:

Elective Subjects

37.5 points

Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
March, August, Semester 2
Links to further information: http://www.ssps.unimelb.edu.au/
Related Course(s): Postgraduate Diploma in Arts

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