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|Offered at:||(B, G, W, X)|
Trimester 2 (B, G, W, X) and Trimester 3 (X)
|Unit chair:||G Robinson|
|Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.|
This unit introduces students to the major political ideologies that have shaped government and politics in the modern western world. The historical evolution of political ideas and movements, and their contemporary relevance is examined. The unit will provide students with a basic knowledge of key political ideas and concepts. In addition, students will be encouraged to develop their capacities to identify and evaluate political arguments, and apply them in understanding contemporary political debates. Topics include liberalism, conservatism, socialism and a range of other ideologies.
On campus: One Analysis of Reading 500 words 10%, One essay 1500 words 30%, Tutorial program including a workbook 20%, Examination 40%
Off-campus: One Analysis of Reading 10%, One essay 1500 words 30%, Two 500 word workbook journal entries 20%, Examination 40%
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.