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APG4332

Faculty of Arts

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton First semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Andrew Butfoy

Notes

Previously coded PLM4600

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

Essay plan (400 words): 5%
Essay (5000 words): 50%
Examination (3 hours): 45%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Andy Butfoy

Contact hours

2 hours (1 x 2 hour seminar) per week

Prohibitions

ATS4332, APG5332