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PLT2970 - Australia and the World

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: David Wright-Neville


Not offered in 2007


This unit offers a survey of Australia's external relations. It discusses continuity and change in Australia's interests and alliances, and their main domestic and international determinants. Several themes are interwoven: foreign policy, defence policy and international economic policy. The unit pays particular attention to Australia's relationships with Asia, the United States and Britain.


Essay (2500 words): 50%
Examination (2 hours): 50%

Contact hours

2 hours (1 x 1 hour lecture and 1 x 1 hour tutorial) per week


A first-year sequence in Politics or permission.


COS2970, COS3970