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.