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PLM4600

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton First semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Andrew Butfoy

Synopsis

Strategic studies is defined here as the analysis of the military dimension of international relations. Within this setting, the unit looks at the following topics: the role of US military power in world affairs, Australian defence policy, armed intervention, threats to the peace, the proliferation of 'weapons of mass destruction', arms control and concepts of security.

Assessment

Written work: 50% (2500 words)
Class test: 40% (2 hours)
Participation: 10%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Andy Butfoy

Contact hours

2 hours (1 x 2 hour seminar) per week

Prohibitions

PLT4609,PLM5600