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International Security and Strategy (POL608)

Organisational Unit Faculty of Arts, Education and Creative Media
Credit Points 4
Availability Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S1
Description Belying all expectations, the post-cold war era in global politics has been fraught with conflicts, wars and various kinds of threats to national, international and human security and wellbeing. This unit will explore and analyse these security threats both theoretically and empirically and try to come up with effective strategies to deal with these threats.
Timetabled Learning Activities Seminar: 3 hours per week.
Prerequisites Enrolment in a Postgraduate course.
Co-requisite: Internet access if studying externally.
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
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Postgraduate Certificate in Security Studies
Master of Arts in Globalisation and Governance
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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.

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