unit offered subject to sufficient numbers
This unit is concerned with international security, diplomacy and strategic studies, primarily from a 'traditional' vantage point (which relates to the study of war, arms control, conflict management and a range of associated issues linked to statecraft and foreign policy). It examines a range of contentious contemporary issues in detail. The first section of the unit will cover the key issues relating to the future of conflict, and will examine theories of diplomacy as a discrete activity with its own traditions. It will then look at a set of specific strategic problems: US grand strategy, ballistic missile defences, nuclear strategy and the 'new agenda' requiring more creative methods of diplomacy such as human rights, environmental issues, and asymmetrical threats such as terrorism. Each of those topics offers an opportunity to look in greater detail at a particular key issue.
|Unit name||Strategy, Security and Statecraft|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
|Discipline||Politics and International Relations|
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|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 2||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* 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 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2017: $1,587.00||2017: $3,806.00||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.
Internal: 2 hour seminar weekly (13 weeks)
Distance: Web based delivery
Internal: 2 x 750 word seminar papers (20%), 1500 word critical review essay (20%), 5000 word major research paper (60%)
Distance: 500 word role profile (10%), 2000 word simulation participation (30%), 1500 word role summary (20%), 4000 word major essay (40%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Information about any textbook requirements will be available from mid November.
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