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2013 HPP313 Landmarks in Political Science

Unit Level: Advanced

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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See also   HPP213

SPECIAL NOTE: third year core unit for Political Science, Public Policy and International Relations majors

OFFERINGS

Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
HPP313 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
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.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: 2,500-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 supported - H
Online access to some part of this unit online is optional
   Fully online - I,N,W,L
This unit is taught entirely online
   Resource supported teaching & learning - W,H
Additional resources are provided for your optional use; e.g. audio taped lectures
   Resource dependent teaching & learning - I,N,L
Independent study with provided resources replaces face-to-face or other classes (e.g. lectures)
   Video conferencing - H,L
A live video link between campuses is used for at least some teaching in this unit
About Flexible Study Options

REQUISITE INFO
Prereq 1 introductory HSG unit
M.Excl HPP213 HSG200 HSG300

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

STAFF: Professor Aynsley Kellow (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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