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ATS1325

Faculty of Arts

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedBerwick First semester 2011 (Day)
Caulfield First semester 2011 (Day)
Clayton First semester 2011 (Day)
Sunway First semester 2011 (Day)
South Africa First semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Adam Clulow

Notes

Previously coded INT1010

Synopsis

This unit is designed to give you the historical background and conceptual tools to understand the contemporary world. It traces the key political, economic, and social developments since 1945 that have brought us to where we are today.

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this unit students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a knowledge of modern world history.
  2. Understand who we are and how we got here.
  3. Demonstrate sound knowledge of current affairs and debates about the future.
  4. Demonstrate improved oral and written communication skills, particularly in relation to the analysis and explanation of ideas and the development of argument.
  5. Successfully undertake a variety of research and writing tasks.

Assessment

Written work: 90%
Class participation: 10%

Chief examiner(s)

Adam Clulow

Contact hours

one 90 minute lecture
one 1-hour tutorial per week

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

Politics
International studies
History