• Offered by ANU National Security College
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Classification Advanced
  • Course subject National Security Policy
  • Areas of interest Arab and Islamic Studies, American Studies, Australian Studies, History, International Relations More...

This course examines questions concerning leadership for national security professionals and introduces the concepts of risk assessment and risk management in a national security context.

Learning Outcomes

To meet the learning outcomes participants will need to demonstrate the ability to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of contemporary leadership issues concerning the national security community;
  • Understand risk concepts and how they may be applied in national security settings; and
  • Demonstrate methods to communicate risk about national security challenges.

Indicative Assessment

3000-word essay (50%); risk communication exercise (20%); exam (30%).

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Workload

Weekly seminars and assessment.

Prescribed Texts

Course reader

Areas of Interest

  • Arab and Islamic Studies
  • American Studies
  • Australian Studies
  • History
  • International Relations
  • Policy Studies
  • Political Communication
  • Political Sciences
  • Computer Science
  • Science
  • Information Technology

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
2017 $3420
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2017 $4878
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
8192 22 Jul 2019 29 Jul 2019 31 Aug 2019 25 Oct 2019 In Person

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