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MGX5710 - The contemporary world

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Dr Nick Bisley


Caulfield Second semester 2007 (Evening)
Caulfield Second semester 2007 (Off-campus)


Contemporary international issues are examined, with emphasis on the continuing dominance of economic issues but noting the rise in cultural and religious tensions and the search for new concepts of security. The phenomenon of 'failed societies' and the response of the United States as the sole surviving superpower of international problems in the post-Cold War era provide a theme.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:


Individual assignment (2500 words): 30%
Individual class presentation: 20%
Individual assignment (5500 words): 50%

Contact hours

3-hour class


Students must have completed 24 points at 9000-level.