SPECIAL NOTE: third year core unit for Political Science, Public Policy and International Relations majors
Key Semester Dates
Final WW Date*
* 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).
DESCRIPTION Examines theory and methods employed in the study of international politics, political science and public policy. In addition to examining key methodological issues, the unit focuses on the development of theoretical understandings of politics. It includes the detailed analysis of selected key pieces of research, examining critically the use of theory and methods by notable scholars. This is a core unit for all students undertaking majors in International Relations, Public Policy, and Political Science.
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.