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AIR349 - Transnational Diplomacy and Policy

Unit details

Year2015 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

Two units at Level 2 in the International Relations major.



Incompatible with:


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)


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).


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

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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