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INTR12-203: The United Nations

Description

This subject introduces students to the history, structure, development, and world view of the United Nations. The subject analyses the UN as the centre of world diplomacy, as well as a supranational human rights and welfare agency. Engaging in this subject's unique activities allows students to gain an understanding of the intricate makeup and limitations of an organisation designed to ‘save succeeding generations from the scourge of war.’ Students explore a range of topics including the embrace of international organisations, the structure of the United Nations, international Peacekeeping, human rights, and international development.

Subject details

TypeUndergraduate
CodeINTR12-203
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • September 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2022 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • International Relations and Humanities
Subject fees
  • Current: $5,010
  • Commencing in May 2021: $5,260

Learning outcomes

1. Develop a critical understanding of the concepts of global governance through committed research on the United Nations and how the organisation works to preserve international peace and security.
2. Reframe and contextualise critical arguments and perspectives of a chosen country, in both the written and oral form, in order to work cooperatively, and provide solutions to some of the most pressing problems of the 21st century.
3. Evaluate their active participation in local and global communities by applying theoretical constructs into a simulated workplace environment.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

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Nil

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens02/08/2020
Semester start14/09/2020
Subject start14/09/2020
Cancellation 1?28/09/2020
Cancellation 2?05/10/2020
Last enrolment27/09/2020
Withdraw – Financial?10/10/2020
Withdraw – Academic?31/10/2020
Teaching census?09/10/2020