2021 information for papers will be published in early September.
Focuses on the emergence of contemporary developments such as new actors, regionalism, new media, refugees, the digitisation of international life and global environmental problems, and their impact on world politics.
|Paper title||Contemporary Issues in Global Politics|
|Teaching period||Second Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$904.05|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$3,954.75|
- One 100-Level POLS paper or 72 points
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
18 100-level POLS points
- Teaching staff
There is no textbook for this course
- Course outline
Available in semester two, 2020
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Self-motivation.
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- Learning Outcomes
By the end of this course, students will be able to:
- Understand contemporary developments and changes in twenty-first century global politics.
- Understand how and why these new developments and trends will have an impact on global affairs.
- Analyse and discuss the strengths and weaknesses of mainstream International Relations theories in light of these developments.
- Demonstrate analytical, research and writing skills.
- Carry out independent and self-directed research and present the findings in a written research essay and policy brief.