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INTR13-306: Prospects for Global Politics

Description

This subject examines potentialities of the early 21st century, with a particular focus on the interconnected world and issues of security. Students are introduced to concepts in Futures Studies and methods such as scenario construction. The subject is designed to act as the 'think-tank' of the international relations program, providing analyses and insights into a range of issues which dominate the global agenda. A special feature of this subject is the introduction and application of Indian and Chinese concepts of change and how these relate to Western ideas. As such, students gain a transcultural understanding of Futures Studies and hence the forces shaping global politics.

Subject details

TypeUndergraduate
CodeINTR13-306
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • January 2019 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2020 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study abroadAvailable to Study Abroad students
Study areas
  • International Relations and Humanities
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2018: $4,247
  • Commencing in 2019: $4,290

Learning outcomes

1. Demonstrate an understanding of the major concepts and theoretical perspectives, including those from other cultures, in relation to the interconnected world and issues of security.
2. Apply critical and creative thinking to a wide range of issues within early 21st Century International Relations.
3. Demonstrate critical, independent, and ethical thinking.

Prerequisites

No prior knowledge required.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens12/11/2017
Semester start15/01/2018
Subject start15/01/2018
Cancellation 1?29/01/2018
Cancellation 2?05/02/2018
Last enrolment28/01/2018
Last withdrawal?09/02/2018
Teaching census?09/02/2018