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AIP246 - European Union: Regional and Global Powerhouse

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:L Hancock




Incompatible with: AIP346


Online teaching methods require internet access. You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.


The EU has emerged as a regional powerhouse in global terms and a distinctive transnational federal and supranational regional entity. The unit is designed to introduce students to the process of European integration that has transformed post-1945 Europe. It draws on an inter-disciplinary approach and is focused on exploring the foundational treaties, key institutions and governance systems of the union, with an emphasis on contemporary policy development and the EU today; including enlargement, social and environmental policy and the EU as a global actor.


Class presentations (20%), Two assignments 2000 words each (40% each)

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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