INT140 An Introduction to Australian and Comparative Politics

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INT140 An Introduction to Australian and Comparative Politics


This course provides an introduction to Australian and comparative politics set in a comparative and historic context. It examines political systems and institutions, including Constitutions, federalism, political parties, parliament and the role of the executive and applies these concepts to the Australian political system. It explores the responsibilities of federal, state and local government and the roles of Prime Minister and Premiers and Cabinet. Major political themes and debates about the allocation of power are also considered.

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Semester of offer*:
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
Student contribution band:
Band 1
Census date:
Academic Calendar

* Semester of offer is subject to change.

Course outline

INT140 Course Outline Semester 1, 2019 (PDF 175KB)

Students enrolled in this course should check the course Blackboard site to ensure that they are accessing the most recent approved version of the course outline.

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