AIS4123 - International Security

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Asian and International Studies
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2020/21
Semester A 2021/22 (Tentative)

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

This course bolsters students’ understanding of major events and issues in the field of international security. Students will study traditional and non-traditional forms of security and survey a wide range of major security episodes that spanned across the 20th century and affected different regions in the world. By focusing on various security cases, the students will engage in team work and apply critical and innovative thinking to analyse security challenges.  With opportunities to ground their learning in a local context, the students will be able to discover real-world impacts of security threats. They will demonstrate good communication skills in group presentations and writing skills in collaborative research projects. 

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

Continuous Assessment: 100%
Detailed Course Information


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