Faculty of Arts

Monash University

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitPolitics
OfferedNot offered in 2013


Previously coded PLT3970


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.


Written work: 70%
Test: 20%
Class participation: 10%

Contact hours

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

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


A first-year sequence in Politics or permission.


COS2970, COS3970