units

ATS1312

Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedGippsland First semester 2012 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2012 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Dr Elizabeth Edmondson

Notes

Previously coded HPL1503

Synopsis

Issues and events post 1900 using global and regional frameworks. Critical analysis will be used to gain an understanding of the most significant forces that have shaped the period 1900 to present. Topics studied include sovereign states; imperialism; World War I, the Depression, Nazis, World War II, Nuclear Age, Cold War, Collapse of the Soviet Empire, and Nationalism in the 1990s.

Outcomes

To have students:

  1. apply theoretical and methodological tools in the evaluation of geographic, environmental, social, economic, and political factors which have, and continue to shape the world since 1900;
  2. Develop conceptual and analytical skills in examining the causes and consequences of major global and regional trends;
  3. Develop further their abilities to use oral and written presentations in discussions of contemporary global and regional issues;
  4. Apply theoretical and methodological tools in the evaluation of geographic, environmental, social, economic and political factors which have, and continue to shape post-1900 life; and
  5. Develop an interest in and understanding of world events and to foster a life long study of the forces which shape regions and the global system.

Assessment

Tutorial paper (1000 words): 20%
Essay (1500 words): 40%
Examination (2 hours): 40%

Chief examiner(s)

Elizabeth Edmondson

Contact hours

3 hours per week (two 1-hour lecture, one 1-hour tutorial)

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

History-politics

Prohibitions

GSC1503, HPL1503