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AIR349 - Transnational Diplomacy and Policy

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Dean Coldicott

Prerequisite:

Two units at Level 2 in the International Relations major.

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

1 x 1 hour Seminar and 1 x 1 hour Class per week

Participation in Model United Nations Summit (on a Saturday during trimester – exact date will be advised in Week 1)

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

Class/Online Exercises 20%, approx. 800 words

Simulation, 40%

Report, 40%, 2000 words

Unit Fee Information

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