units

APG5332

Faculty of Arts

Postgraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2014 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton First semester 2014 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Swati Parashar

Notes

Previously coded PLM5600

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. Fifth-year level students demonstrate an awareness of how strategic issues can be related to broader conceptual concerns in the field of international relations.

Assessment

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

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

2 hours (1 x 2 hour seminar) per week

Prohibitions

ATS4332, APG4332