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POLS221 New Zealand Political Parties and Elections

Electoral politics, with special reference to New Zealand.

At the centre of democracy, political parties and elections are vital parts of determining the shape of society. But how do they work? Do they work well at all? This course provides a critical examination of the role of these institutions in contemporary New Zealand.

Paper title New Zealand Political Parties and Elections
Paper code POLS221
Subject Politics
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $886.35
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,766.35

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Prerequisite
18 100-level POLS points
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Eligibility
An interest in national and international affairs is an advantage.
Contact
politics@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr Chris Rudd
Textbooks
There is no required textbook or course reader for this paper. Any required readings will be available online.
Course outline

View a sample course outline for POLS 221. (Students taking this paper should refer to blackboard for the current course outline)

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Research, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes
Critical thinking and research skills

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Monday 14:00-15:50 9-16, 18-22
Thursday 13:00-13:50 9-16, 18-22

Electoral politics, with special reference to New Zealand.

At the centre of democracy, political parties and elections are vital parts of determining the shape of society. But how do they work? Do they work well at all? This course provides a critical examination of the role of these institutions in contemporary New Zealand.

Paper title New Zealand Political Parties and Elections
Paper code POLS221
Subject Politics
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2020 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
18 100-level POLS points
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Eligibility
An interest in national and international affairs is an advantage.
Contact
politics@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr Chris Rudd
Textbooks
There is no required textbook or course reader for this paper. Any required readings will be available online.
Course outline

View a sample course outline for POLS 221. (Students taking this paper should refer to blackboard for the current course outline)

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Research, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Critical thinking and research skills

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Monday 14:00-15:50 28-34, 36-41
Tuesday 13:00-13:50 28-34, 36-41