POLS105-18S2 (C) Semester Two 2018

Comparing the Politics of Nations: A Global Introduction

15 points, 0.1250 EFTS
16 Jul 2018 - 18 Nov 2018

Description

This course serves as an introduction to the basics of comparative political studies. It is designed to provide the student with a broad comparative overview of the world’s political systems. The main objective is to give students the necessary tools to assess and understand the differences in political culture, political organizations, governmental structures, and political behaviour.

Learning Outcomes

The main objective is to give students the necessary tools to assess and understand the differences in political culture, political organizations, governmental structures, and political behaviour.

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.

Timetable 2018

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 15:00 - 16:00 C3 Lecture Theatre 16 Jul - 26 Aug
10 Sep - 21 Oct
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 10:00 - 11:00 C2 Lecture Theatre 16 Jul - 26 Aug
10 Sep - 21 Oct
Lecture C
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 12:00 - 13:00 C3 Lecture Theatre 16 Jul - 26 Aug
10 Sep - 21 Oct

Timetable Note

There are no tutorials for POLS105 for 2018. Students are expected to sign up for and attend all three one-hour lectures for the week.

Course Coordinator

Alex Tan

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Midterm ‘in-class’ test 30%
End-of-term ‘in-class’ test 40%
Essay 20%
Tutorials 10%

Additional Course Outline Information

Where to submit and collect work

Essay boxes are located on the 5th floor Locke, outside the POLS office, Locke 501.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $746.00

International fee $3,038.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

For further information see Language, Social and Political Sciences.

All POLS105 Occurrences

  • POLS105-18S2 (C) Semester Two 2018