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Australian & Global Politics 1&2

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Welcome from Henry Willis

Overview

Politics is the study of national and international issues to help students understand their place in the world. The issues studied are contemporary and constantly evolving and students will have flexibility to study particular areas that interest them. Students learn how to be critical consumers of a variety of media and gain an understanding of leadership, power and national interests. Students bring a broad cross-section of sympathies and opinions into Politics classes, so discussion and debate is lively yet evidence based.

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  • Commencing 30 January 2023
  • Duration 2 Semesters
  • Hours per week Live lessons are 2 periods per week and self-paced is 4-6 hours
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  • Department Humanities

Unit focus areas

Australian & Global Politics Unit 1 – Ideas, actors & power

Australian & Global Global Politics Unit 2 – Global connections

Pre-requisites

Students undertaking Units 1 and 2 Australian & Global Politics need to have completed Year 10 Humanities (or equivalent).

Assessments

For Units 1 and 2, students complete a range of outcomes and classwork throughout each semester. There will also be an examination at the end of the academic year.

Enrolments and assessments

Some important information regarding enrolments and assessments.

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