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    An introduction to the study of Europe, from Greek antiquity to the European Union. Discusses European notions of self, state and citizen, and how these have established the idea of Europe.

    Ideal for students whose careers in cultural studies, media, international law, education, global commerce, international languages, literary studies or history will involve Europe and its many cultures.

    About this paper

    Paper title Introduction to European Studies
    Subject European Studies
    EFTS 0.15
    Points 18 points
    Teaching period Not offered in 2024 (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $981.75
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    Schedule C
    Arts and Music
    Suitable for all students with an interest in the emergence of the idea of Europe and in tracing key elements of Europe's cultural heritage. All material is taught in English.
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    Graduate Attributes Emphasised
    Global perspective, Lifelong learning, Critical thinking, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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    Learning Outcomes

    Students who successfully complete this paper will

    • Have received a basic grounding in the question of European identity from a range of political, social, historical, literary, philosophical and cultural perspectives
    • Be able to progress to higher-level study in the disciplines taught in the Division of Humanities
    • Be able to connect their study with the core papers of the minor and major in European Studies, for which this paper provides an introduction


    Not offered in 2024

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
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