- Code NSPO8001
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by ANU National Security College
- ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
- Course subject National Security Policy
- Areas of interest Arab and Islamic Studies, American Studies, Non Language Asian Studies, Australian Studies, History More...
- Academic career PGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
This course examines the architecture of Australia's national security policymaking system and considers where the national security community may be headed in the future.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
To meet the learning outcomes participants will need to demonstrate an ability to:
Appreciate how the concept of ‘national security’ is applied in different contexts;
Analyse how Australia organises and applies its resources to promote national security; and
Evaluate options for the future development of Australia’s national security policymaking system.
1500 word Policy Brief (20%); 3500 word Major Essay (50%); Final Exam (30%)
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Weekly three-hour seminars plus readings and assessment.
Requisite and Incompatibility
You will need to contact the ANU National Security College to request a permission code to enrol in this course.
Course reading list and guide to Library resources.
Areas of Interest
- Arab and Islamic Studies
- American Studies
- Non Language Asian Studies
- Australian Studies
- International Relations
- Policy Studies
- Political Communication
- Political Sciences
- Computer Science
- Information Technology
- Pacific Studies
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- 6 units
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