• Offered by Strategic and Defence Studies Centre
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Course subject Strategic Studies
  • Academic career Postgraduate
  • Course convener
    • Prof Daniel Marston
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Summer Session 2015
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This course provides students with a foundation of historical and theoretical knowledge relating to the planning, command, conduct and support of expeditionary operations. The course will examine the historical development of expeditionary warfare and will highlight the contribution and integration of joint force elements and command structures necessary for its successful conduct. The common themes, the political objective; unity of force (joint and coalition); strategic / military culture; sustainment; learning and adaptation; leadership and command; capability and force structure; operational environment and civ-mil relationships will be covered throughout the course. Ultimately the course will have students evaluate the applicability of historical, overseas and contemporary experience to future Australian expeditionary operations.

 

This course is only open to students posted to the Australian Command Staff College.

Learning Outcomes

On satisfying the requirements of this course, students should be able to:

 

1.       Evaluate and explain the historical development of expeditionary warfare doctrine and practice;

 

2.       Identify and analyse the contributions made to the conduct of expeditionary operations by naval, ground, and air force elements;

 

3.       Evaluate the conduct of expeditionary operations - both historical and contemporary - embracing force projection and logistics, command and control, joint force integration, and coalition cooperation;

 

4.       Analyse the applicability of historical and overseas experience to the contemporary Australian context;

 

5.       Conduct historical research and critically evaluate historical evidence;

 

6.       Demonstrate effective communication skills.

Indicative Assessment

Short Assignment (20%), Essay (40%), Examination (40%)

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Workload

Teaching will occur intensively across approximately 10 working days.  Assessment is scheduled during and after the teaching period as part of the overall program timetabling.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course, you must be studying Graduate Diploma of Military and Defence Studies or Graduate Certificate of Military and Defence Studies or Master of Military and Defence Studies or Master of Military and Defence Studies Advanced.

Prescribed Texts

Core reading materials will be available as an e-brick.

Specialisations

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
Band 1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $2958
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $4350
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

Summer Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
1705 16 Mar 2015 27 Mar 2015 27 Mar 2015 23 Apr 2015 In Person

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