Crisis Points: Global Challenges

POL30011 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One semester/teaching period

Contact hours

  • 28 Hours

2020 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 2

3 Aug 20 - 1 Nov 20

8 Dec 20

Last self enrolment:
16 Aug 20

31 Aug 20

Last withdraw without fail:
18 Sep 20


50 Credit Points at Level 2

Aims and objectives

This unit is the capstone unit of the International Studies major. It builds on students’ knowledge of International Studies in the context of a directed research project. 

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Conduct independent research, using primary and secondary sources in a self-directed way
2. Construct an evidence-based argument that critically evaluates conflicting viewpoints
3. Communicate key issues in international relations in a particular region
4. Effectively design and manage a research project

Courses with unit

BA-ART3 Bachelor of Arts
BA-ARTSPROF Bachelor of Arts (Professional)