units

APG4436

Faculty of Arts

Postgraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitMonash European and EU Centre
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2013 (On-campus block of classes)
Caulfield Second semester 2013 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Prof. Pascaline Winand

Notes

Previously coded EUM4130

Synopsis

This unit will explore regional economic, political and security cooperation and integration in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Africa, with a special focus on Asia (ASEAN, ARF, SAARC) and Europe (European Union, Council of Europe, EFTA, OSCE). It will also investigate inter-regional arrangements such as ASEM and APEC. Regional processes will be analysed comparatively, using an interdisciplinary, historically grounded perspective. Students will be exposed to the major theories of regionalism. They will study the significance of the European Union as a model of regional integration and its relations with other regional arrangements both in Europe and in the world, including with Australasia.

Assessment

On Campus:
Written work (2500 words): 40%
Oral presentation: 20%
Take-home exam (2000 words): 40%

Off Campus:
Group on-line discussion: 10%
Journal: 10%
Research paper (2500words): 40%
Examination (2000 words): 40%

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

22 hours per semester offered in block mode

Prohibitions