145.318 Geopolitics (15 credits)

An advanced study of geopolitics, emphasising geographical processes across a variety of topics.

Details Details

  • Year: 2018
  • Mode: Internal
  • Semester: Semester one full semester
  • Location: Auckland Campus
  • Coordinator: Dr Russell Prince
  • Subject: Geography
  • College: College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Online component Details

  • Online component: Partially Taught Online - As part of the course is taught online, Broadband access is required. In addition to accessing the Course Guide, students will be required to access core and supplementary digital study resources, contribute to discussion fora and complete online activities and assessment tasks. Core study resources that can be published in print will be supplied to the students who request them. Learn more about Stream, our online learning environment.

Requirements Requirements help

  • Prerequisite(s): At least 45 credits from 200 level.

Dates

  • Start Date: Monday 26 February, 2018
  • End date: Sunday 24 June, 2018

Withdrawal dates Requirements help

The last day to withdraw from this course:

  • Without financial penalty: Monday 12 March, 2018
  • Without academic penalty: Friday 25 May, 2018

Learning outcomes

Students who successfully complete this course should be able to:

  1. Outline the geopolitical tradition in geography.
  2. Explain the role of space in geopolitics and political geography.
  3. Explain how the material and nonhuman world shapes human politics.
  4. Demonstrate how geographical concepts can be used to analyse geopolitical issues.

Please note: Learning Outcomes are subject to change until the beginning of the semester in which the course is delivered.

Assessments

During this course, the following assessments will contribute to your final mark.


Assessment Learning outcomes assessed Weighting Note
1 Essay 2,4 20.0%
2 Essay 3,4 20.0%
3 Invigilated Examination 1,2,3 60.0%

Please note: Assessment weightings are subject to change until the beginning of the semester in which the course is delivered.

* Specific dates for assessments will be finalised in information provided on Stream at the start of the Course.

Textbooks

There are no set texts for this course.

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