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2013 HIR203 International Relations of Asia

Unit Level: Intermediate

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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See also   HIR303

SPECIAL NOTE: second year core unit for International Relations major

OFFERINGS

Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
HIR203 H
Distance(H,L,W,I,N)

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Sem 2 H Distance 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Sem 2 H On Campus 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Sem 2 I Distance 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Sem 2 L Distance 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Sem 2 N Distance 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Sem 2 W Distance 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

About Census Dates

DESCRIPTION

An introduction to the most important themes and issues in the international relations of the region. Students will gain a basic understanding of how the major frameworks of international relations interpret the Asian region. The unit will focus on domestic, regional and international politics of the key states - China, Japan, the Koreas, India and the states of Southeast Asia - as well as the role of US hegemony. The implications for Australian foreign policy of a new regional power relationship will also be examined.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: 2,000-word essay (40%), 1,000-word report (10%), tutorial participation (10%), 2-hr end-of-sem exam (40%)

TEACHING PATTERN: Int: 2-hr lecture weekly, 1 tutorial fortnightly;
Dist. Ed: web-based delivery of 13 lectures, 1 online tutorial discussion fortnightly

FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS
Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Web dependent - H
Some parts of this unit will be taught online
   Fully online - I,N,W,L
This unit is taught entirely online
   Resource dependent teaching & learning - I,N,W,H,L
Independent study with provided resources replaces face-to-face or other classes (e.g. lectures)
About Flexible Study Options

REQUISITE INFO
Prereq 2 Introductory HSG units or HIR101
M.Excl HIR303,HSA258,HMA258/358 , HSA358

TEXTS
Launceston Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 2)
Hobart Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 2)

STAFF: Dr T Narramore (Coordinator)

FEES
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KEY

Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.

Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.

Special approval is required for enrolment into TNE Program units - campuses A, F, G, K, Q and Y click here for more information.



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