units

ATS4333

Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate - Unit

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12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton Second semester 2014 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Nick Economou

Notes

Previously coded PLT4809

Synopsis

Characteristics and operation of constitutional democracy in Australia and selected political debates of contemporary import. Topics include political traditions and the growth of government; political culture and citizenship; the hybrid with special reference to the role of the Senate; constitutional reform; governmental reform; contemporary party political debate.

Assessment

Written work: 80% (9000 words)
Seminar work: 20%

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

2 hours (1 x 2 hour seminar) per week