Faculty of Arts

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FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitPolitics
OfferedClayton Summer semester A 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Kerry Wardlaw


Previously coded PLT2980


The unit offers a broad survey of key developments and problems in world politics. These encompass governmental, environmental, security, ethical and cultural matters. The concept of globalisation is used to frame the investigation of these issues.


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

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

4 days (9.30am-3.30pm) of teaching in December.

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study


A first-year sequence in Politics or permission.