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HPL3507

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedGippsland First semester 2010 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)TBA

Synopsis

As for HPL2507.

Objectives

On successful completion of this Unit students are expected to be able to:

  1. comment competently on major political theorists.

  1. comment competently on the major debates in which contemporary thinkers are engaged in regarding to politics, power, freedom, justice and citizenship.

  1. employ a range of analytical skills and conceptual frameworks.

  1. apply meaningful comparative references when discussing the political theory of major political theorists.

  1. make intelligent use of primary sources to write a well argued and competently written essay for assessment.

Assessment

Written work: 60%
2 hour exam: 40%
3rd level students are required to demonstrate greater levels of theoretical reflection and analysis in their written work than students studying at 2nd level.

Chief examiner(s)

Elizabeth Edmondson

Contact hours

2 hours per week (1 hour lecture, 1 hour tutorial)

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

History-politics

Prerequisites

HPL1503 and HPL1504 or equivalents

Prohibitions

GSC2507, HPL2507