Courses & Units

International Security HIR202

Hobart

Note:

Introduction

This unit is concerned with the study of ‘security’ in all the breadth that this notion has gained over the past decades. Starting from an analysis of the classical understanding of security which links state sovereignty with warfare we will investigate new security challenges. The unit offers an introduction to a critical understanding of security as a socially and politically constructed form of government.

Summary

Unit name International Security
Unit code HIR202
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
Discipline Politics and International Relations
Coordinator

Teaching staff

Dr Catherine Goetze

Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

Units are offered as On-campus where the majority of teaching will occur at the campus identified.  Units offered Off-campus generally have no requirement for attendance at a physical university campus unless the unit has practical or fieldwork components*:  the campus indicated for an Off-Campus unit is the one at which teaching is administered from.

*Please read the Unit Introduction in the Course and Unit Handbook for attendance requirements for units offered in Off-campus mode.

Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 17/7/2017 10/8/2017 4/9/2017 20/10/2017

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2017 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2017 will be available from the 1st October 2016.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2017: $793.00 2017: $1,903.00 090101

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Prerequisites

HPP101 or HIR101

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

HIR302, HSR200, HSR300

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

On Campus:   2-hr lecture weekly, 1 tutorial fortnightly;

Off Campus:   web-based delivery of 13 lectures, 1 online tutorial discussion fortnightly

Assessment

On-Campus:

3 lecture summaries of 200 words each (1000 words; 20%); 3 report cards of 200 words each (1000 words, 20%); one major in-class presentation (60%)

Off-campus:

3 lecture summaries of 200 words each (1000 words; 20%); 3 report cards of 200 words each (1000 words, 20%); one 3000-word essay (60%)*
*students may choose instead to record their presentation

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Textbooks

Required

Information about any textbook requirements will be available from mid November.

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