Electoral politics, with special reference to New Zealand.
At the centre of democracy, political parties and elections are vital parts of determining the shape of society. But how do they work? Do they work well at all? This course provides a critical examination of the role of these institutions in contemporary New Zealand.
|Paper title||New Zealand Political Parties and Elections|
|Teaching period||First Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$886.35|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$3,766.35|
- 18 100-level POLS points
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
- An interest in national and international affairs is an advantage.
- Teaching staff
- Dr Chris Rudd
- There is no required textbook or course reader for this paper. Any required readings will be available online.
- Course outline
View a sample course outline for POLS 221. (Students taking this paper should refer to blackboard for the current course outline)
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship,
Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Research, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
- Learning Outcomes
- Critical thinking and research skills