New Zealand’s relations with major countries, its policy in regions of interest, and its position in respect to contemporary issues in international politics.
An examination of New Zealand foreign policy through international relations theories, critical theory, security, trade, and moral considerations, and key bilateral relations with countries like the United States, and multilateral relations with organisations such as the United Nations.
|Paper title||New Zealand Foreign Policy|
|Teaching period||Second Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$868.95|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$3,656.70|
- One 100-level POLS paper or 72 points.
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
- May not be credited together with POLS 233 passed in 2005 or 2006.
- An interest in national and international affairs is an advantage.
- Teaching staff
- Dr Iati Iati
- Paper Structure
- Approximately one third of the paper is devoted to developing a conceptual framework for understanding New Zealand foreign policy; one third to key issues such as security, multilateralism and morality; and one third to key bilateral and multilateral relations.
- Course reader available for purchase, plus a e-copy available on Blackboard.
- Course outline
- View the course outline for POLS 213
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship,
Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Research, Self-motivation.
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- Learning Outcomes
- Demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skills using international relations concepts, theories, and current areas of debate in the study of New Zealand foreign policy, and small state theory.