Courses & Units

Global Environmental Governance HIR310

Introduction

This unit examines the globalisation of environmental problems, broader governance approaches to global environmental policy, including the links between trade and environment. Students will gain an understanding of issues of international environmental governance, global political economy and ecology. The unit will also examine nation-state, international organisational and non-governmental roles in global policy processes. There will be some discussion of international regimes as major policy instruments for the management of the global environment.

Summary

Unit name Global Environmental Governance
Unit code HIR310
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
Discipline Politics and International Relations
Teaching staff

Prof Aynsley Kellow(Coordinator)

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

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

Note

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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education
1 090101

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Requisites

Prerequisites

HPP101 or HIR101

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

HIR210, HSD229, HSD329

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Internal:  2-hr lecture weekly, 1 tutorial fortnightly;

Distance:web-based delivery of 13 lectures, 1 online tutorial discussion fortnightly

Assessment

1,000-word short essay (20%); 2,500-word essay (40%); 2-hr end-of-sem exam (40%)

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Textbooks

Required

Information about any textbook requirements will be available from mid November.

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