Political Sciences & International Studies

Political Science

 

Single Major

#16 consisting of:

#2 for gateway course –

Course Code Units Course Title
POLS1301 2 Introduction to Political Ideas

and #2 from –

Course Code Units Course Title
POLS1101 2 Introduction to Australian Political Institutions
POLS1601 2 Power, Politics & Society: Passionate Encounters

and #2 for cornerstone course –

Course Code Units Course Title
POLS2302 2 Political Thought: Plato to Modernity

and #6 from at least 3 of the 4 study areas –

which may include up to #2 from –

Australian Politics & Policy

Course Code Units Course Title
POLS2101 2 Indigenous Politics & Policy
POLS2111 2 Politics & the Media
POLS2113 2 Political Communication & Public Affairs
POLS2201 2 Australian Foreign Policy
POLS2805 2 Advanced Topics in Political Science
POLS3107 2 Queensland: People and Politics
POLS3115 2 Environmental Politics & Policy
POLS3116 2 Politics of Law & Justice in Australia
POLS3807 2 Policy Practice

and which may include up to #2 from –

Political Theory & Methodology

Course Code Units Course Title
POLS2117 2 Political Leadership
POLS2703 2 Principles of Research: Social and Comparative Perspectives
POLS2805 2 Advanced Topics in Political Science
POLS3208 2 Conceptions of World Politics
POLS3502 2 Ethics in International Politics

and which may include up to #2 from –

Global Governance & Political Economy

Course Code Units Course Title
POLS2211 2 International Organisations & Political Cooperation
POLS2222 2 Human Security and the Responsibility to Protect
POLS2401 2 Politics & the Economy
POLS2402 2 Globalisation & International Political Economy
POLS2404 2 The Political Dynamics of Development and Resistance
POLS2603 2 World Women: International Perspectives on Politics & Culture
POLS2805 2 Advanced Topics in Political Science

and which may include up to #2 from –

International & Comparative Politics

Course Code Units Course Title
POLS2206 2 Problems of Asia-Pacific Security
POLS2207 2 Terrorism & Insurgency in World Politics
POLS2217 2 European Political Issues
POLS2221 2 The United States & the Evolving International Order
POLS2503 2 Conflict & Nonviolent Change
POLS2504 2 Conflict Prevention & Resolution
POLS2805 2 Advanced Topics in Political Science
POLS3202 2 Foreign Policies of the Great Powers

and #2 for capstone course –

Course Code Units Course Title
POLS3803 2 Landmarks of Political Science

and #2 from –

Course Code Units Course Title
POLS3102 2 Governance & Australian Public Policy
POLS3203 2 Power and Order in Transnational Politics
POLS3801 2 Internship
POLS3802 2 Independent Study