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


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 22/2/2021 23/3/2021 12/4/2021 30/5/2021

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Learning Outcomes

  1. Explain different forms and instances of inter-governmental and transnational cooperation.
  2. Analyse key arguments and theoretical debates in the field of international cooperation.
  3. Apply theoretical knowledge from mainstream and critical approaches to empirical cases of international relations.
  4. Communicate coherently in written and/or oral formats drawing upon evidence to support your argument.


Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
090101 $1,812.00 $850.00 not applicable $2,108.00

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HPP101 OR HIR101


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


Task 1: Reading diary (25%)

Task 2: Tutorial participation (25%)

Task 3: Final essay (50%)

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