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Introduction to Politics

Undergraduate | UNE-PAIS101 | 2024

Study method
100% online
Assessments
100% online
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
Duration
16 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024

Price from

$2,239

Upfront cost

$0

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Introduction to Politics

About this subject

  • Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:

    1. demonstrate an understanding that there are different approaches to political studies and provide a meaningful and coherent answer to the question 'What is Politics';
    2. apply an understanding of key concepts used in the analysis of politics including power, authority, legitimacy and the state;
    3. demonstrate an understanding of disciplinary standards in political science, especially ethical standards of conduct used in the analysis of politics;
    4. demonstrate an understanding of the significance of politics for dealing with local, regional and global problems and issues;
    5. evaluate and synthesise evidence from a range of sources to analyse various political problems and issues; and
    6. display analytical and written communication skills through the planning and execution of a written assignment in which they apply key concepts to the analysis of a political problem.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:

Elective

  • UNE-CRM-DEG-2024 - Bachelor of Criminology
  • UNE-ART-DIP-2024 - Diploma in Arts

Others

Candidature in Diploma in Arts

Additional requirements

  • Equipment requirements - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media). Headset, including microphone (highly recommended). Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations).
  • Software requirements - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component. For additional information please visit UNE Hardware Requirements: https://www.une.edu.au/current-students/support/it-services/hardware
  • Other requirements -

    Textbook requirements:
    Textbook information is not available until approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the Teaching period.
    Students are expected to purchase prescribed material.
    Textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.

Study load

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

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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UndergraduateUNE-CRM-DEG

Bachelor of Criminology

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UndergraduateUNE-ART-DIP

Diploma in Arts

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