Political Thought in Action

Macquarie University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Political Thought in Action

  • Host University

    Macquarie University

  • Location

    Sydney, Australia

  • Area of Study

    International Affairs, International Politics, International Relations, International Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    3 credit points from POL units at 300 level.

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This unit is required for all students undertaking a politics major. The unit builds on the diversity of earlier units in politics and international relations by placing emphasis on the ability to form reasoned arguments to present findings to a critical audience. All students will be required to show capacity in making both written and oral arguments that address selected themes in the study of politics. Students entering the unit are required to develop a substantial piece of written work under the supervision of a member of the politics staff.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.