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Politics

200.100 Politics of Culture and Power 15 credits
A broad exploration of what counts as politics in the context of cultural identities, social hierarchies and power relations.
200.161 Introduction to Politics 15 credits
An introduction to the study and nature of politics, including political theory, political parties, electoral systems, public policy and international relations.
200.162 Politics and Public Policy in New Zealand 15 credits
An introduction to politics and public policy in New Zealand, with an emphasis on political institutions, the development of public policy, and the interplay between politics and economics in policy development.
200.201 Middle Eastern Politics 15 credits
An examination of the contemporary politics of the Middle East, including North Africa.
200.215 Foundations of Political Thought 15 credits
A study of the history of political thought from antiquity to the nineteenth century.
200.261 World Politics 15 credits
An introduction to major theories, issues, events and institutions in contemporary world politics.
200.300 Peace Studies 15 credits
A critical investigation of the ways that violence, conflict, and peacebuilding are understood within politics, and the resulting sub-discipline of peace studies.
200.301 Contemporary International Conflict 15 credits
An examination of contemporary international conflict drawing on case studies from around the world.
200.302 Israel/Palestine and the Arab World 15 credits
An exploration of issues in Israeli-Arab relations including the state of Israel's relationships with its Palestinian citizens, the Palestinian Authority, the neighbouring Arab states and the wider Middle East.
200.303 Global Democratic Politics 15 credits
This course will critically examine core issues and debates in contemporary democratic theory and practice in a global context, with a focus on diverse forms of and challenges to political participation in contemporary democracies.
200.315 Contemporary Political Thought 15 credits
A study of key developments and debates in contemporary political thought.
200.361 Contemporary New Zealand Politics 15 credits
A study of selected topics and themes in contemporary New Zealand politics and government, with particular reference to the period from 1984 to the present.
200.701 Advanced Political Thought 30 credits
An advanced study of significant and diverse scholarships and debates that frame and contest contemporary political events.
200.702 Comparative Politics 30 credits
An in-depth exploration and critical analysis of the operation and nature of politics in different countries and regions around the world.
200.761 International Relations: Theory and Practice 30 credits
An exploration of the theory and practice of international relations.
200.798 Research Report (30) 30 credits
200.799 Research Report (60) 60 credits
200.800 MPhil Thesis 120 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.
200.801 MPhil Thesis 120 Credit Part 1 60 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.
200.802 MPhil Thesis 120 Credit Part 2 60 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.
200.816 Thesis 120 Credit Part 1 60 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.
200.817 Thesis 120 Credit Part 2 60 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.
200.873 Research Report Politics (60) 60 credits
200.881 Thesis 90 Credit Part 1 45 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.
200.882 Thesis 90 Credit Part 2 45 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.
200.883 Thesis 90 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.
200.899 Thesis 120 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.
200.900 PhD Politics and International Relations 120 credits