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Take this online Open Universities Australia and Griffith University unit to explore the fascinating, and occasionally controversial, topics which fall under the umbrella subject of Politics in Contemporary China. Familiarise yourself with Chinese history, from 1949 to the present day, and analyse how China’s current political culture fits within the context of its history. Emphasis will be placed upon the period of reform between the end of 1978 and present day.
The one party system will be considered in depth, and the government will be discussed. Learn about Chinese law and corruption, and the recent attempts to reduce corruption within the country through Xi Jinping’s anti-graft campaign. China’s political approach to population policy, including issues surrounding ethnic minorities, will be discussed in detail.
Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible to enter this program:
In this politics unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is an elective in the following course:
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 give you an understanding of the political contexts of China. The knowledge gained during this online unit will be useful across industries, and to students pursuing a range of careers including international relations, business, economics and politics.
This unit will also give you the opportunity to develop your analytical skills, as you will be encouraged to critically discuss China’s politics in the context of its history. Your ability to debate and present valid arguments will also be challenged, as you will be required to argue a case on an ongoing political issue in the country.
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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.
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This online unit, China in Transformation 1900-45, explores China’s socio-economic history during the first half of the 20th century. Provided byGriffith University, it equips students with an understanding of the vast scale of political change in China from 1900 to 1949.