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||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.|
- 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
- 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.