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Minor (2019)

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Global Politics

Title Global Politics
Organisational Unit Global Studies
Special requirements
Excluded Majors Global Politics and Policy
Excluded Minors
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.
Description The Global Politics Minor is for students who want to develop a basic knowledge of the forces that affect global political processes and institutions.
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Minor Structure - 12 credit points

100 Level Units

Core Units - 3 credit points

POL161 Understanding International Politics - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

200 and 300 Level Units

Core Units - 9 credit points

POL298 International Political Economy - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external
KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-internal, TSA-internal

POL332 Administering Global Governance and Global Business - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

POL341 Global Politics and Policy Research Paper - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

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