AIS5031 - Security Studies

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Asian and International Studies
Credit Units
Course Duration
One semester
Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2015/16

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to expose students to the field of security studies.  It does so within the geographical context of East Asia.  The course begins with an introduction to the key theories and methodological approaches of the discipline, before moving onto an exploration of contemporary non-traditional security issues.  Topics covered in this section of the course will range from the political and economic threats still facing the region to the challenges posed by human and drug trafficking, cyber crime, environmental degradation and public health concerns. 

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Presentation: 30%
Participation: 20%
Term paper: 50%
Detailed Course Information


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