• Offered by Department of International Relations
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Course subject International Relations
  • Academic career Undergraduate
  • Course convener
    • Dr Mathew Davies
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2018
    See Future Offerings

India's rise to the status of a major power in the Asia-Pacific region makes understanding the sources and content of its foreign and security policy imperative. This course examines the processes of foreign and security policy-making in the Indian state, with particular focus on such issues as nuclear politics, hard-power diplomacy and military modernisation.

The traditions that help to shape the thinking of Indian policymakers and their critics, and the contemporary dilemmas these actors face in India's international relations will also be emphasised.

Learning Outcomes

 Students who successfully complete this course should have:

  1. A sound grasp of the fundamentals of foreign and security policy-making in India;
  2. An understanding of the key elements of the three main Indian traditions of thought about international relations and security;
  3. A demonstrable knowledge of the foreign policy and security challenges facing Indian policymakers, as well as their responses to those dilemmas;
  4. A developed capacity to present strong arguments in their written and oral work and to deploy relevant key facts, concepts and theories (as developed through written assessments, in-class discussions and tutorial-based activities).

Indicative Assessment

  1. Tutorial participation     10%                
  2. Short Essay                  20%                     
  3. Research Essay                40%
  4. Final Examination         30%

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Workload

 

35 contact hours per semester

 

A 2-hour lecture session per week for 12 weeks and a 1-hour tutorial per week for 11 weeks of the  semester

 

Prescribed Texts

A reading brick of key articles will be provided.

Majors

Minors

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
2018 $3420
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2018 $4860
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
4674 19 Feb 2018 26 Feb 2018 31 Mar 2018 25 May 2018 In Person

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