Students study the following elements of the Australian political system including the constitution and federalism, political representation, parliament, the executive, voting, elections and political parties. International politics focuses on The United States of America and world affairs. Topics covered include, America – superpower to global hegemon, the impact of 9/11/2001, various and alternative perspectives on American foreign policy and finally relations between America and Australia.
30% – Folio
20% – Sources Analysis
20% – Investigation
30% – Examination
There are no prerequisites for Stage 2 Australian International Politics.