units

ATS3570

Faculty of Arts

Skip to content | Change text size
 

print version

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
OfferedGippsland First semester 2011 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2011 (Off-campus)
Sunway First semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Beth Edmondson

Notes

Previously coded HPL3503

Synopsis

This unit provides an historical approach to the study of international relations, incorporating an array of theoretical perspectives and conceptual tools. The focus of the unit will be upon the evolution of the international political system, engaging directly with the question of inevitability of war, the nature of a balance of power and prospects for peace. Students will examine issues such as the significance of states, the meaning and scope of sovereignty, and effectiveness of international law.

Assessment

Written work: 60%
2 hour exam: 40%

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

ATS1312 or HPL1503 and ATS1898 or HPL1504, or equivalent

Prohibitions

GSC3503, GSC4503, HPL3503, HPL4503