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Security, Terrorism and Counterterrorism Studies (BA)

  • B1221BACHELOR OF ARTS IN SECURITY, TERRORISM AND COUNTERTERRORISM STUDIES

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Title Security, Terrorism and Counterterrorism Studies (BA)
Course Code B1221
Study Level Bachelor
Academic Contacts http://goto.murdoch.edu.au/AcademicContacts
Qualification Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Security, Terrorism and Counterterrorism Studies
Availability Murdoch campus (internal)
Murdoch campus (external)
Excluded Minors Security, Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

Course Structure - 72 credit points

Part I - 24 credit points

Foundation Unit - 3 credit points

Select one Foundation Unit from the Foundation Units section in this Handbook.

Core Units - 9 credit points

POL192 Perspectives on Security and Terrorism -- 3 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external

POL161 Asia-Pacific in the Global System -- 3 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external

SSH100 Ideas in Action -- 3 pts
Murdoch: S2-internal, S2-external
Rockingham: S1-internal

Specified Electives - 3 credit points

Select from the following:

POL133 Introduction to Politics -- 3 pts
Murdoch: S2-internal, S2-external

SOC105 Sociology and Everyday Life -- 3 pts
Murdoch: S2-internal, S2-external

PHL131 Critical and Creative Thinking -- 3 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external

LEG150 Australian Legal System -- 3 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal

PEC103 Introduction to Forensic Science -- 3 pts
Murdoch: S2-internal

IND161 Indonesian 1A -- 3 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external

General Electives - 9 credit points

Select from any 100-level units offered by the University, subject to individual unit prerequisites.
Students are advised to consider using these points to meet the requirements of a second major or minor. Recommended double major(s): History (BA); Politics and International Studies (BA); Sociology (BA).

Part II - 48 credit points

Core Units - 8 credit points

POL291 International Security Studies -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S2-internal, S2-external

POL293 Terrorism in a Globalised World -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external

Specified Electives - 16 credit points

Select from the following:

POL239 Australian Foreign and Security Policy -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external

SSH229 Ethnic Diversity and Ethnic Conflict -- 4 pts
NA 2012

ICT265 Knowledge and Information Security -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S2-internal, S2-external

SOC212 Islam, Terror and Multiculturalism in Australia -- 4 pts
NA 2012

POL212 The Rise of Greater China -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S2-internal, S2-external

POL213 Politics and Security in Southeast Asia: Terrorists, Gangsters and the State -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S2-internal, S2-external

POL211 US Policies and Global Security -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external

POL218 Politics and Security in Southwest Asia -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external

HIS230 Spies, Saboteurs and Secret Agents -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S2-internal, S2-external

HIS202 Australia and its Asian Context -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S2-internal, S2-external

EGL224 Literature in an Age of Terror -- 4 pts
Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external

General Electives - 24 credit points

Select from any 200- to 400-level units offered by the University, subject to individual unit prerequisites.
Students are advised to consider using these points to meet the requirements of a second major or minor. Recommended double major(s): History (BA); Politics and International Studies (BA); Sociology (BA).

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