Introduction to International Relations (11238.1)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| Flexible
|| UC - Canberra, Bruce
|0.125||3||Faculty Of Business, Government & Law|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|Canberra School Of Politics, Economics And Society||Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit|| Band 1 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020)
Band 2 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan Social Work_Exclude 0905)
Learning outcomesAfter successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Identify, describe and apply concepts, theories and methods used in the study of International Relations to the analysis of political ideas, practices and issues in the international system;
2. Compare and contrast the political significance of multiple polities coexisting and of political boundary drawing and transforming politics and practices;
3. Differentiate and evaluate interpretations of international political events and issues in historical and contemporary context; and
4. Analyse the major structural changes in the inter-state system and assess their contemporary ramifications.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
2. UC graduates are global citizens - think globally about issues in their profession
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2021||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 2||02 August 2021||Flexible||Dr Jonathan Pickering|
|2022||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 2||01 August 2022||Flexible||Dr Jonathan Pickering|
Grieco, J, Ikenberry, J, and Mastanduno, M 2019, Introduction to International Relations: Perspectives, Connections and Enduring Questions, 2nd edn, Macmillan International Higher Education, London.
Additional readings will be posted on the reading list on the UCLearn (Canvas) site.
Students are expected to listen to lectures and attend tutorials regularly.
Required IT skills
Students must submit all assignments in the required electronic formats.
Work placement, internships or practicums