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3276

PHIL 105G

: Critical Thinking
2022 Semester One (1223)
An introduction to reasoning, argument, and explanation that emphasises the development of practical skills and their use in everyday life. The course introduces different forms of reasoning and explains techniques to evaluate them. It will enable students to distinguish good arguments and explanations from bad ones, to explain the difference, and thereby to improve critical thinking abilities.
Subject: Philosophy
No pre-requisites or restrictions
3277

PHIL 105G

: Critical Thinking
2022 Summer School (1220)
An introduction to reasoning, argument, and explanation that emphasises the development of practical skills and their use in everyday life. The course introduces different forms of reasoning and explains techniques to evaluate them. It will enable students to distinguish good arguments and explanations from bad ones, to explain the difference, and thereby to improve critical thinking abilities.
Subject: Philosophy
No pre-requisites or restrictions
3278

PHIL 222

: Intermediate Logic
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Natural deduction for propositional and predicate logic; introductory metalogic and related topics in formal logic.
Subject: Philosophy
Prerequisite: PHIL 101
Restriction: PHIL 201

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3279

PHIL 300

: Directed Study
2022 Summer School (1220)
A directed reading and individual study course on a selected philosophical topic offered in exceptional circumstances, with the agreement and under the supervision of appropriate staff.
Subject: Philosophy
Prerequisite: B+ average or higher at Stage III in Philosophy and Academic Head approval

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3280

PHIL 300

: Directed Study
2021 Semester One (1213)
A directed reading and individual study course on a selected philosophical topic offered in exceptional circumstances, with the agreement and under the supervision of appropriate staff.
Subject: Philosophy
Prerequisite: B+ average or higher at Stage III in Philosophy and Academic Head approval

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3281

PHIL 315

: Topics in Applied Logic
2023 Semester Two (1235)
A selection of topics in applied logic such as: modal logic (the logic of necessity and possibility), temporal logic (the logic of time), dynamic logic (the logic of change), and epistemic logic (the logic of knowledge and belief, including the logic of belief revision).
Subject: Philosophy
Prerequisite: 15 points from PHIL 222, 216 or 266

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3282

POLICY 737

: Applied Policy Project
2021 Semester One (1213)
Supervised project on an applied policy topic agreed between the student and a nominated supervisor. Students will produce a project proposal, progress report, dissemination plan, final report, and reflective comments.
Subject: Public Policy
Prerequisite: POLICY 701 or 769
Restriction: POLITICS 737, 774

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3283

POLICY 740

: Policy Design, Analysis and Implementation
2023 Academic Year Term (1231)
Provides a critical overview of the policy process including problem definition, co-design as well as focusing on a range of theoretical and methodological approaches to policy analysis, including cost-benefit analysis, regulatory impact analysis and gender and diversity impact assessments.
Subject: Public Policy
Restriction: POLICY 701

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3284

POLICY 740

: Policy Design, Analysis and Implementation
2021 Academic Year Term (1211)
Provides a critical overview of the policy process including problem definition, co-design as well as focusing on a range of theoretical and methodological approaches to policy analysis, including cost-benefit analysis, regulatory impact analysis and gender and diversity impact assessments.
Subject: Public Policy
Restriction: POLICY 701

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3285

POLICY 741

: Government and Policy: New Zealand Compared
2023 Academic Year Term (1231)
Examines New Zealand's machinery of government at both central and local level. Analyses the relative impact of institutions, interests and ideas on public policy outcomes in New Zealand and internationally. Applies these understandings to the methods and processes associated with policy transfer and lesson drawing cross-nationally.
Subject: Public Policy
Restriction: POLITICS 756, 757

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3286

POLICY 741

: Government and Policy: New Zealand Compared
2021 Academic Year Term (1211)
Examines New Zealand's machinery of government at both central and local level. Analyses the relative impact of institutions, interests and ideas on public policy outcomes in New Zealand and internationally. Applies these understandings to the methods and processes associated with policy transfer and lesson drawing cross-nationally.
Subject: Public Policy
Restriction: POLITICS 756, 757

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3287

POLICY 742

: Statistics and Data Analysis for Policy
2023 Academic Year Term (1231)
Provides the fundamentals of statistical analysis and examines the use of different types of data used in evidence-based policy making, as well as the issues associated with the advent, use and governance of big data. Covers research design choices and quantitative methods for policy analysis.
Subject: Public Policy
Restriction: POLICY 769, POLITICS 769

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3288

POLICY 742

: Statistics and Data Analysis for Policy
2021 Semester One (1213)
Provides the fundamentals of statistical analysis and examines the use of different types of data used in evidence-based policy making, as well as the issues associated with the advent, use and governance of big data. Covers research design choices and quantitative methods for policy analysis.
Subject: Public Policy
Restriction: POLICY 769, POLITICS 769

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3289

POLICY 743

: Economics, Budgets and Bureaucrats
2022 Semester One (1223)
Applies key concepts and tools of economic analysis to contemporary policy problems. Focuses on the allocation of the economy’s resources, the budget process and the role of public finance agencies, rationales for government intervention in a market economy, and the impact of expenditure and taxation on the economy and citizens’ wellbeing.
Subject: Public Policy
Prerequisite: POLICY 742
Restriction: POLICY 702

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3290

POLICY 743

: Economics, Budgets and Bureaucrats
2021 Semester One (1213)
Applies key concepts and tools of economic analysis to contemporary policy problems. Focuses on the allocation of the economy’s resources, the budget process and the role of public finance agencies, rationales for government intervention in a market economy, and the impact of expenditure and taxation on the economy and citizens’ wellbeing.
Subject: Public Policy
Prerequisite: POLICY 742
Restriction: POLICY 702

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3291

POLICY 744

: Policy in Practice
2023 Academic Year Term (1231)
Provides a practical opportunity for participants to work with a policy agency in an advisory capacity to develop evidence-informed recommendations addressing a complex policy problem. Engages students in a team-based exercise that applies the knowledge and skills gained from completing the core courses in a way that informs “real world” policy decisions.
Subject: Public Policy
Prerequisite: POLICY 740-743
Restriction: POLICY 737, POLITICS 774

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3292

POLITICS 107

: New Zealand Politics
2024 Semester One (1243)
An introduction to understanding who governs New Zealand and in whose interests. Topics include national identity, institutions of government, leadership, voting and elections, the place of Māori within the political system, parties and political participation. The course draws on current research in NZ politics and provides knowledge that can be applied to a variety of careers, including law, business and public service.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions

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3293

POLITICS 107G

: New Zealand Politics
2024 Semester One (1243)
An introduction to understanding who governs New Zealand and in whose interests. Topics include national identity, institutions of government, leadership, voting and elections, the place of Māori within the political system, parties and political participation. The course draws on current research in NZ politics and provides knowledge that can be applied to a variety of careers, including law, business and public service.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions

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3294

POLITICS 107G

: New Zealand Politics
2023 Semester Two (1235)
An introduction to understanding who governs New Zealand and in whose interests. Topics include national identity, institutions of government, leadership, voting and elections, the place of Māori within the political system, parties and political participation. The course draws on current research in NZ politics and provides knowledge that can be applied to a variety of careers, including law, business and public service.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions
3295

POLITICS 107G

: New Zealand Politics
2022 Semester Two (1225)
An introduction to understanding who governs New Zealand and in whose interests. Topics include national identity, institutions of government, leadership, voting and elections, the place of Māori within the political system, parties and political participation. The course draws on current research in NZ politics and provides knowledge that can be applied to a variety of careers, including law, business and public service.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions
3296

POLITICS 109

: Foundations of Western Politics and Law
2021 Semester Two (1215)
An examination, via the works of selected major European thinkers from Ancient Greece to nineteenth-century Britain, of ideas central to the western tradition of political thought: justice, law, liberty, power, rights, citizenship, the rights of women, and the right to resist governments. Thinkers studied include Plato, Machiavelli, Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Wollstonecraft, Mill and Marx.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions

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3297

POLITICS 201

: Globalisation and International Organisations
2023 Semester One (1233)
Examines the relationship between globalisation and international relations. Investigates recent developments of globalisation in view of the rise and fall of great powers, placing globalisation against the backdrop of the school of liberalism in international relations theory, and studies the role played by international organisations. <i>Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in Politics and International Relations or Employment Relations and Organisational Studies or POLITICS 106 and 30 points in either Global Politics and Human Rights or International Relations and Business Restriction: POLITICS 348</i>
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions

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3298

POLITICS 218

: American Politics and Public Policy
2021 Summer School (1210)
An overview of structures and processes in American politics and policy. Topics include American political development, elements of civil society, the machinery of government, and contemporary politics and policy.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in Politics and International Relations, or POLITICS 106 and 30 points in Global Politics and Human Rights
Restriction: POLITICS 319

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3299

POLITICS 222

: Public Policy: Actors, Processes and Politics
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Government policy choices determine the taxes we pay, the resources we consume and the wars we fight. This course provides an introduction to policy studies together with a conceptual tool-kit for understanding and evaluating public policies. It poses questions about the relevance of different actors and instruments in a series of important substantive policy areas: health and food, the environment, foreign relations, (un)employment, crime and the economy.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in Politics and International Relations or Māori Studies or MĀORI 130, or 30 points at Stage I in Social Science for Public Health

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3300

POLITICS 233

: Politics, Media and Public Sphere
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Critics voice disquiet about the future of journalism and political deliberation, and the lack of a unified public space where citizens can engage seriously with matters of collective concern. The course surveys the changing public sphere over time, from its early-modern emergence to the challenges of tabloid news and online fragmentation in contemporary media culture.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in Political Studies or Politics and International Relations, or 30 points from COMMS 100, FTVMS 100, 101, MEDIA 101, or 30 points at Stage I in Communication

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