Faculty of Arts
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
Dr Nicholas Economou; Dr Ben Wellings
This is an Honours unit that reflects on research ethics and methods in political studies, and then investigates some of the core issues in debates about governance including the capacity of executive power to make effective policy, the role of the legislature, how interests may be mediated, and what challenges confront supranational governance.
Within semester assessment: 100%
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. A unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.
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Dr Nicholas Economou