POLITICS IN OUR TIME
Credit points: 15
This subject explores issues of central relevance to contemporary politics. Each year the focus of the subject is adapted to reflect the latest global developments in contemporary politics. Topics will draw on the expertise of teaching staff and be selected based on their relevance and interest to students.
SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorNiamatullah Ibrahimi
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG
Available as ElectiveYes
Learning ActivitiesSeminar discussions, examinations, online activities and essay
Prerequisites 30 credit points of level two subjects
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Prescribed readings will be provided to students electronically.
AuthorPrescribed readings will be provided to students electronically.
Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
Total hours/days requiredN/A
Location of WBL activity (region)N/A
WBL addtional requirementsN/A
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
Intended Learning Outcomes
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNiamatullah Ibrahimi
LectureWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 hours lecture per week from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
TutorialWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
Research essay (2,500 words)This is a summative piece of assessment that tests students' analytical, research, critical and communication skills, and how well they have engaged with the core themes and ideas of the subject.
|Assignment||Individual||No||50||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4|
1 x take-home exam (approx 1600 words)This assessment task develops students' understanding of key themes/concepts in this course and prepares them for more critical, problem-based tasks in the final assessment.
|Other written exam||Individual||No||35||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4|
Online exercises (equivalent to 400 words)These online exercises aim to keep students engaged with reading material and subject content.
|Other||Individual||No||15||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4|