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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 class per week in weeks 1-4 and 8-11

1 hour seminar per week in weeks 5-7

1 hour seminar per week in weeks 1-6 and 8-11

Participation in Model United Nations Summit (1 day 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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