PAIS401H Political and International Studies Hons Coursework

Updated: 24 October 2018
Credit Points 24
Offering
Responsible Campus Teaching Period Mode of Study
Armidale Year Long 1 Online
Armidale Year Long 1 On Campus
Intensive School(s)

Intensive schools are for students enrolled in Online Mode only, unless specified in the notes.

Start Finish Attendance Notes
Mandatory By arrangement
Supervised Exam There is no supervised examination.
Pre-requisites candidature in BA(Hons)
Co-requisites PAIS402H (full-time students)
Restrictions ASSO400 or ASSO401H or INRE400 or INRE401H or POLS400 or POLS401H
Notes

Honours candidates only

Combined Units None
Coordinator(s) Tim Battin (tbattin@une.edu.au)
Unit Description

This unit is based on a series of essays. These enable the student to explore and master key theoretical perspectives, specific concepts and important empirical trends pertaining to political and international studies.

Materials No text required
Disclaimer Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.
Assessment
Must
Complete
Title Exam Length Weight Mode No. Words
Compulsory Assessment 1 25% 4000
Assessment Notes

Essay

Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-4

Compulsory Assessment 2 25% 4000
Assessment Notes

Essay

Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-4

Compulsory Assessment 3 25% 4000
Assessment Notes

Essay

Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-4

Compulsory Assessment 4 25% 4000
Assessment Notes

Essay

Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-4


Learning Outcomes (LO) Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. apply advanced critical thinking skills to clearly identify an area of academic study appropriate to postgraduate level work;
  2. demonstrate intellectual independence and work effectively with limited supervision;
  3. demonstrate a coherent and advanced understanding of the principal themes in their chosen area of study within the Political and International Studies discipline; and
  4. critically analyse key themes within the area of study and present a clear and coherent exposition of knowledge and ideas.