AIR101 - World in Crisis

Year: 2019 unit information
Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

Dean Coldicott

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

AIR108

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 1-hour class per week and 1 x 1-hour seminar per week
Cloud (online): 1 x 1-hour class per week (recordings provided) and 1 x 1-hour online seminar per week

Content

This unit introduces students to key themes, structures, actors and issues in contemporary international politics. These include the challenges of state violence and terrorism, borders and people movements, crises in the global economy, human rights and the global order, and the challenges of nationalism and globalisation.

Assessment

Report, 1000 words: 20%

Essay, 2000 words: 50%

Exam: 30%