PIA2105 - Introduction to Political Science

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Public and International Affairs
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Equivalent Course(s)
POL2105 or SA2105 or SA2101 or SA2931* (Note: * Non-credit unit system) 
Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2023/24

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to examine the concepts of politics and the political interactions of different players in the arena of politics. This course constitutes a basic foundation for students to discover how governments operate and govern.  Students will be taught the skills of creating critical political arguments and analysis.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 50%
Examination: 50%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
Detailed Course Information


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