Courses & Units

The New Europe: A Political History HIR300


unit focuses on late-
/early 21st
Europe, analysing the degree to which pre-
modern ideas of Europe
continue to permeate its modern, institutional existence. Through introducing students to the rationale behind
the establishment of the EU, the euro etc,
this unit will provide students with the necessary tools to
comprehend the tensions associated with integration and decision making among unequal partners.


Unit name The New Europe: A Political History
Unit code HIR300
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
Discipline Politics and International Relations
Coordinator Doctor Matt Killingsworth
Available as an elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania


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Learning Outcomes

  • Explain core concepts and theories of EU and European politics.
  • Analyse major debates in EU European politics.
  • Apply conceptual knowledge to real world examples in EU and European politics
  • Communicate coherently in written and/or oral formats drawing upon evidence to support your argument.

Fee Information

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1,3 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3 Domestic Full Fee 4
not applicable

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(HIR101 - Introduction to International Relations OR HPP101 - Introduction to Politics and Policy OR HTA101 - History 1A: Making Modern Europe OR HTA102 - History 1B: Making the Modern World)


Teaching Pattern

Weekly captured/recorded lecture

Weekly face-to-face or online tutorial

AssessmentLiterature review (20%)|Essay (40%)|Examination - take home (40%)
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