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Students who commenced study in 2016 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirments; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

Postgraduate

Commencement year

Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Managing faculty

Faculty of Arts

Offered by

School of Social Sciences

Coordinator

Associate Professor Pete Lentini

Websites

Faculty of Arts

School of Social Sciences

Location

Caulfield, Clayton

This specialisation provides students with a critical engagement with manifestations of political violence, as well as the ideologies and conditions that give rise to political violence. Focus is on understanding terrorism and political extremism, the conditions associated with preventing and combating political violence, and the impacts of these activities on democratic and civil liberties.

Units

For the schedule of units required to complete a given course in this area of study, refer to the Handbook entry for the relevant course.

Relevant courses

Single degrees

Successful completion of this specialisation can be counted towards meeting the requirements for the following single degree:

  • A6010 Master of International Relations

Double degrees

Successful completion of this specialisation can be counted towards meeting the requirements for the Master of International Relations component in the following double degrees:

  • A6013 Master of International Relations (Double Masters with Shanghai Jiao Tong University)
  • A6011 Master of International Relations and Master of Journalism

Students in other courses are not eligible to complete this specialisation.