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EURO101 Introduction to European Studies

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.

Paper title Introduction to European Studies
Paper code EURO101
Subject European Studies
EFTS 0.15
Points 18 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2023 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $955.05
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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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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Convenor: To be advised


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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

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Not offered in 2023

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system