Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:April, Parkville - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 12 hours - 2 hour seminar per week |
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Admission into 101AA Ph.D.- Arts or DR-PHILART Doctor of Philosophy in Arts.
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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, Objectives, 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 the Disability Liaison Unit: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorProf Stuart Macintyre
These seminars will examine some of the principal features of the Australian political system, their genesis and effects, and the ways that students of Australian political history have engaged with them. The topics include the origins of democracy in Australia, the forms of state activity, the nature and consequences of the federal compact, political parties and political participation, transformative moments in Australian political history and impediments to change, and movements of protest and dissent. The seminars are intended to provide participants with an historical context for research in Australian politics and an understanding of the different schools of interpretation.
On successful completion of this subject, students should have:
1. One 500-word essay proposal (20%), due in week 4.
2. One 2,000-word negotiated essay (80%), due 2 weeks after teaching.
Hurdle Requirement: Students are required to attend a minimum of 80% of classes in order to pass this subject.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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This subject will contribute, through teaching and discussion with academic staff and peers, to developing skills and capacities including those identified in the University-defined Graduate Attributes for the PhD, in particular:
|Links to further information:||http://arts.unimelb.edu.au/graduate-studies/research|
Doctor of Philosophy - Arts |
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