Study political action, actors, ideas, and institutions from both local and global perspectives. Understand the interactions between governments and citizens as well as the development of political knowledge in connection with historical, philosophical and social perspectives.

What You'll Study

You will be introduced to Australian politics from a global perspective and learn about basic political concepts and institutions. At an advanced level you will study human rights and global justice, democratic theory and practice, political parties and elections, multiculturalism, gender, social movements, liberalism and its critics. You will gain an advanced understanding of significant political issues, the apparatus of government, and contemporary methodological, theoretical and conceptual debates, and be able to explain the contested nature and the problematic character of political inquiry.

Politics can be studied as 

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Politics Major

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