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Undergraduate | LTU-POL2CPA | 2024

Contemporary Politics of Northeast Asia: The Korean Peninsula

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Start dates
4 Mar 2024,
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Entry requirements
Prior study needed
12 weeks

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Contemporary Politics of Northeast Asia: The Korean Peninsula

About this subject

  • On successful completion you will be able to:

    1. Identify and describe key actors and issues in the international politics of Northeast Asia, specific to the Korean Peninsula as a case study.
    2. Develop an understanding of recognised theoretical approaches to the international politics of Northeast Asia.
    3. Utilise different forms of textual and audio-visual communication in presenting research findings.
    4. Apply recognised theoretical approaches to important political issues in North and South Korea.

Entry requirements


Past La Trobe University students who have previously completed POL3CPA (Contemporary Politics of The Asia Pacific) are ineligible to enrol in this subject.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

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