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This online unit in Internet Politics and Power covers a range of topics, and examines the extent of ‘freedoms’ the internet enables, and what sort of impact this has had on global politics and our society today.
Delivered by Open Universities Australia and awarded by Curtin University, the unit encourages students to ask the question, ‘Who wants control?’ and dissects the ways in which some governments seek to control and censure the internet.
The final topics of the Internet Politics and Power unit encourage students to reflect on the architecture of connections, digital property, and the network and governance of the internet.
Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible to enter this program:
In this Internet Politics and Power unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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This unit will have a positive impact on your career by teaching you the developments in the role of the internet both in politics and power relations.
Students will develop a strong understanding of how the internet is used for both freedom and control, as well as in the change in interactions the internet has fostered in public, commercial and political life. This is applicable across a range of career fields as the internet is a growing necessity and constant in everyday life.
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If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.