2009 HSG201 Contemporary Issues in Government

Unit Level: Intermediate

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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See also   HSG301


Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
HSG201 H

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Summer H On Campus Offering in H 05-JAN-2009 12-JAN-2009 19-JAN-2009 30-JAN-2009

* 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).

Offered in Courses: [R3A]
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Examines issues of contemporary significance in the study of government. The focus of the unit changes from year to year depending on staff availability and interests.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: 200 level: 3,000-word essay (40%), tutorial/seminar participation (10%), 2-hr end-of-sem exam (50%)
300 level: 3,500-word essay (40%), tutorial/seminar participation (10%), 2-hr end-of-sem exam (50%)


a series of lectures/seminars over the summer school period

Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Resource supported teaching & learning - H
Additional resources are provided for your optional use; e.g. audio taped lectures
   Flexible scheduling - H
Some classes will be held outside normal teaching hours; e.g. weekend blocks, summer schools etc
About Flexible Study Options

This unit includes specific international contexts/case studies.

Prereq 25% at level 100 in Public Policy or Political Science or equiv

Hobart Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Summer)

STAFF: staff from the School of Government and/or visiting scholar(s)

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