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AIR349 - Transnational Diplomacy and Policy

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:D Coldicott
Prerequisite:

Two units at Level 2 in the International Relations major.

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

1 hour Seminar - weeks 1 - 7 & 9 -11

1 hour Class - weeks 1 - 7 & 9 - 11

Participation in Model United Nations Summit (Saturday in week 7)

Content

This unit critically examines the practices of transnational diplomacy and policymaking including the roles and relationships between intergovernmental organisations, non-governmental actors and national governments. The unit explores the nature of diplomacy in a globalizing world and interrogates the forms and effectiveness of a range of political and policymaking efforts to address current issues in world politics.

The unit will be delivered via a series of lectures, workshops and participation in a Model United Nations Summit (on campus or via the cloud).

Assessment

Online Unit quiz 800 words 20%

Model United Nations Summit Teams of 4-5 students write 2000 words which is 400 to 500 words each plus speaking – all up approximately 1200 words 40%

Policy Paper 2000 words 40%

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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