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Europe, the European Union, and the International System - IRPG832

This unit is for students interested in contemporary Europe and the European Union. The unit incorporates historical background and analysis of how these entities are related and differentiated. Developments in and theoretical perspectives on European integration, EU enlargement, member states and institutions, the 'Euro Crisis', key policy areas, important external actors, strategic challenges and questions of identity are among the other themes. Reading, thinking and engagement are required. At Masters level a high standard of analysis, research, referencing, organization and presentation is expected. The unit aims to enhance these skills and enable a broad and critical understanding of Europe and the EU in the world. There are opportunities for intensive inquiry across a range of topics.

NB: This unit includes an invigilated exam held on campus in the designated exam period. External students also have to be available for this exam. Those outside Sydney may attend another approved examination centre in Australia.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day

S1 External - Session 1, External (On-campus dates: None)

Staff Contact(s): Dr Steve Wood

Admission to MIntRel or PGDipIntRel or MIntCommMIntRel or MIntBusMIntRel or MIntRelMIntTrdeComLaw or MTransInterMIntRel or GradCertIntRel or GradDipIntRel Prerequisite Information


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Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Modern History, Politics and International Relations

Faculty of Arts

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