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Information relevant to 2003 – Unit Details

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Approaches to Political Analysis

Enrolment code: HSG200/300

Offered: Hobart: semester 2, Launceston: semester 2 [by video-link]

Special note: strongly recommended for students intending to undertake Honours in Public Policy or Political Science

Unit description:

Examines theory and methods employed in the study of politics and public policy. In addition to examining key methodological issues, the unit focuses on the development of theoretical understandings of government. It includes the detailed analysis of selected key pieces of research, examining critically the use of theory and methods by notable scholars.

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Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern 2 lectures weekly, 1 tutorial fortnightly (13 wks) Timetable
Prerequisites 25% at level 100 in Political Science or Public Policy or equiv  
Assessment mode 2,500-word essay (30%), 1,000-word report (15%), tutorial participation (5%), 2-hr end-of-sem exam (50%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Required texts etc Reader (available from School of Government) Library Catalogue
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Majors: [Discipline and school information] Political Science
Public Policy
 
Courses Bachelor of Arts (See also combined degrees)
Bachelor of Social Science
Bachelor of Social Science (Police Studies)
 
Faculty website Faculty of Arts  
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