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Advanced Topics in International Studies (9994.1)

Level: Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:

Band 1 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 2 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021) Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)

Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: Discipline of Communication and Media



    Unit Outlines

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    • Semester 2, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (178306) - View
    • Semester 2, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (164665) - View
    • Semester 2, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (149641) - View

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    This unit provides an in-depth examination of topics in international studies that go beyond those offered in lower level units. The unit is taught in rotation by members of staff, who will teach in areas of their own research specialty. Topics could include the following: global issues of gender and sexuality; the international ethics of food ?sovereignty, security, sustainability; the role of history and memory in the understanding of global violence; advanced issues in contemporary development theory; studies in the various traditions of world philosophies. To find out which particular topics will be the focus of a semester's offering, please contact the listed unit convenor for further information.

    Learning Outcomes

    On successful completion of this unit, students will have demonstrated their ability to

    1. Critically understand the topics in international studies dealt with in the unit;

    2. Acquire and critically evaluate relevant information from the published literature;

    3. Argue effectively for a point of view in a way that is informed by research-based evidence and logical reasoning;

    4. Synthesise information in a systematic and logical manner; and

    5. Communicate their findings and/or arguments clearly and effectively.

    Assessment Items

    Contact Hours

    3 hours/week


    24cp of study



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