Australian Politics: Government and Society
La Trobe University
Area of Study
Australian Culture, Government, Intercultural Development, International Politics, Media and Journalism, Media Studies, Public Policy Studies
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
OverviewStudents are introduced to the political ideas and institutions that are central to Australian politics. The subject examines ideas such as individual freedom, freedom of speech, democracy and inequality, and explores their relevance to Australian Politics. Students are also introduced to Australia's major political institutions, including the Parliament, the Prime Minister, the High Court and the Constitution, and to key players including the media.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.