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Politics

Unit of study table (Table S)

Major

A major in Politics requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units*
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level core units**
(iii) 18 credit points of 3000-level selective units
(iv) 6 credit points of 3000-level Interdisciplinary Project units

Minor

A minor in Politics requires 36 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units*
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level core units**
(iii) 12 credit points of 3000-level selective units
*1000-level and 2000-level selective units can replace 1000- level core units where those units have already been completed in another major.
**2000-level selective units can replace 2000-level core units where those units have already been completed in another major.

 

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites
C: Corequisites N: Prohibition

1000 level units of study

Core
GOVT1641
Introduction to Politics
6  
GOVT1621
Introduction to International Relations
6  
Selective
GOVT1102
Introduction to Australian Politics
6 N GOVT1101

2000 level units of study

Core
GOVT2941
Making Policy in Political Context
6 12 credit points at 1000 level in GOVT and a minimum of 36 credit points
GOVT2991
Political Research Methods
6 12 credit points at 1000 level in GOVT and a minimum of 36 credit points
GOVT2091
Selective
GOVT2111
Human Rights and Australian Politics
6 N GOVT2101
P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Politics or 12 credit points at 1000 level in International Relations or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Government and International Relations or Socio-legal studies
GOVT2112
Introduction to Political Theory

6 P 12 credit points at 1000 level from Philosophy, Government and International Relations, Politics, International Relations
GOVT2117
Comparative Politics
6 N GOVT1107
P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Politics or 12 credit points at 1000 level in International Relations or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
GOVT2119
Southeast Asian Politics
6 12 credit points at 1000 level in Politics or 12 credit points at 1000 level in International Relations or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Government and International Relations or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Asian Studies
GOVT2228
Environmental Politics
6 P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Politics or International Relations or Politics and International Relations or Environmental Studies
GOVT2208
GOVT2444
Europe in World Affairs
6 P 12 Junior credit points from Government and International Relations
N
GOVT2404
GOVT2603
Media Politics and Political Communication
6 P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Politics or 12 credit points at 1000 level in International Relations or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Government and International Relations
PHIL2635
Contemporary Political Philosophy
6 P 12 credit points at 1000 level from any combination of Philosophy, Government, International Relations, Politics
N
PHIL2535 or PHIL3535
 
USSC2602
US Politics: Race, Power, Polarisation
6 N USSC1602
P 12 credit points at 1000 level in American Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Politics or 12 credit points at 1000 level in International Relations

3000 level units of study

Selective
GOVT3641
Government, Business and Society
6 N GOVT2558
P 12 credit points at 2000 level in International Relations or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
GOVT3643
Emotions and Public Policy
6 N GOVT2015
GOVT3644
Political Campaigning
6  
GOVT3651
Politics of China
6 12 credit points at 2000 level in International Relations or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
GOVT2424 or GOVT2402
GOVT3652
Environmental Politics in Australia
6 N GOVT2614
P 12 credit points at 2000 level in International Relations or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
GOVT3653
The Australian Political Party System
6 12 credit points at 2000 level in International Relations or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
GOVT2114 or GOVT2104
GOVT3654
Capitalism and Democracy in East Asia
6 N GOVT2611 or GOVT2411
P 12 credit points at 2000 level in International Relations or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
GOVT3655
Latin American Politics

6 12 credit points at 2000 level in International Relations or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
GOVT2013
GOVT3661
Politics of the Pacific Region
6  
GOVT3664
Key Concepts in Political Thought
6 N GOVT2616
P 12 credit points at 2000 level in International Relations or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Philosophy or 12 credit points at 2000 level in History and Philosophy of Science or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
GOVT3671
Australian Foreign and Security Policy
6 GOVT2116 or GOVT2106
GOVT3672
American Politics and Foreign Policy
6 12 credit points at 2000 level in GOVT or 12 credit points at 2000 level in American Studies
GOVT2405 or GOVT2445
GOVT3901
Digital Politics
6 P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Government and International Relations or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
GOVT3980
Democracy and Dictatorship
6 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 credit points at 2000 level International Relations or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
GOVT3987
Public Sector Management
6 12 credit points in Politics or 12 credit points in International Relations or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
GOVT2557
GOVT3989
Divided Societies

6 N GOVT2412 or GOVT2442
P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 credit points at 2000 level International Relations or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
GOVT3990
Islam and Democracy in the Muslim World
6 N GOVT2774
P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 credit points at 2000 level International Relations or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
GOVT3993
Power
6 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 credit points at 2000 level in International Relations or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
GOVT3991
GOVT3995
Politics and Environment: Current Issues
6 N GOVT2615
P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 credit points at 2000 level in International Relations or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
GOVT3996
Science, Tech and International Security
6 N GOVT2618
P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 credit points at 2000 level in International Relations or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
GOVT3997
Parliament and Democracy

6 P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 credit points at 2000 level in International Relations or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
GOVT3998
Aboriginal and TSI Politics and Policy
6 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Diversity Studies or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Indigenous Studies or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations
PHIL3613
Philosophy of Human Rights
6 12 credit points at 2000 level in Philosophy or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 credit points at 2000 level in International Relations
PHIL3663
Justice
6 N PHIL2663
P 12 credit points at 2000 level in any combination of Philosophy or International Relations or Politics
USSC3601
Public Opinion and Voting in the U.S.
6 12 credit points at 2000 level in American Studies or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics

Interdisciplinary Project unit of study

If you are completing two majors and both of your majors are from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for your first major, and the Industry and Community Project unit of study for your second major.
If you are completing two majors but only one of your majors is from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for that major.
If you are completing one major only and that major is from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for your major.
FASS3999
Interdisciplinary Impact
6 Completion of at least 90 credit points
FASS3333
Industry or Community Project
6 C Interdisciplinary Impact in any major
P 72 credit points