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This unit focuses on late-20th /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

Summary 2020

Unit name The New Europe: A Political History
Unit code HIR300
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
Discipline Politics and International Relations

Dr Matt Killingsworth

Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No



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HPP101 OR HIR101 OR HTA101 OR HTA102

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Teaching Pattern

Internal:13 x 2-hr lecture weekly, 1 tutorial fortnightly;

Off Campus/Distance: web-based delivery of 13 x 2-hr lecture weekly, 1 online tutorial discussion fortnightly


1500 word tutorial exercise (20%), 3000 word major essay (40%), take-home exam (40%)

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