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Unit of Study POL10244 - Australian Politics (2020)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 explain the role of political institutions and the people within them as well as concepts such as government and democracy
2 identify and explain the factors affecting government and democracy in Australia
3 present coherent and persuasive arguments on important political issues
4 utilise online research and retrieval systems and access and participate in online activities.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. explain the role of political institutions and the people within them as well as concepts such as government and democracy
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  2. identify and explain the factors affecting government and democracy in Australia
    • GA4:
  3. present coherent and persuasive arguments on important political issues
    • GA6:
  4. utilise online research and retrieval systems and access and participate in online activities.
    • GA6:

Prescribed learning resources

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Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.