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Political Ideas and Ideologies

Undergraduate | LTU-POL2PID | 2024

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21 July 2024
Entry requirements
Prior study needed
12 weeks
Start dates
29 July 2024

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Political Ideas and Ideologies

About this subject

  • On successful completion you will be able to:

    1. Explain and interpret key concepts in modern political thought.
    2. Understand the major political ideologies and apply them to contemporary political issues and events.
    3. Analyse and evaluate key issues in contemporary political theory.
    4. Write well researched and clearly structured essays that show the ability to engage in key debates over political ideas and ideologies.

Entry requirements


Past La Trobe University students who have previously completed POL3PID (Political Ideas and Ideologies) 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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Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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