Courses & Units

International Cooperation HIR308



This unit looks at the diverse forms of international, global and transnational cooperation and asks critically how they have developed over time and space. It examines the structures of power and equality/inequality in international relations and how these are reflected and responded to through various forms of international cooperation.


Unit name International Cooperation
Unit code HIR308
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
Discipline Politics and International Relations

Dr Catherine Goetze

Teaching staff


Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic


International students
Domestic students

Units are offered as On-campus where the majority of teaching will occur at the campus identified.  Units offered Off-campus generally have no requirement for attendance at a physical university campus unless the unit has practical or fieldwork components*:  the campus indicated for an Off-Campus unit is the one at which teaching is administered from.

*Please read the Unit Introduction in the Course and Unit Handbook for attendance requirements for units offered in Off-campus mode.

Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 27/2/2017 23/3/2017 17/4/2017 2/6/2017

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2017 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2017 will be available from the 1st October 2016.

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2017: $793.00 2017: $1,903.00 090101

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.


Prerequisites:    HIR101 or HPP101 
M/Exclusion:      HIR208, HSG213/313


Teaching Pattern

On Campus: 2 hour interactive lecture weekly, 1 hour voluntary reading circle fortnightly, 1 hour online exercises & presence weekly

Off Campus: 2 hour web-based lecture weekly, 1 x 1 hour online presence for discussions, Q&A etc. weekly, 1 x 1 hour online exercises & presence weekly


Tutorial participation (25%), 1,000 word reading report (25%), 3,500 word major essay (50%)

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