• 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...
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Grant Wardlaw
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Second Semester 2014
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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

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

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. Students continuing in their current program of study will have their tuition fees indexed annually from the year in which you commenced your program. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution 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
1994-2003 $1218
2004 $1926
2005 $2190
2006 $2190
2007 $2298
2008 $2592
2009 $2670
2010 $2718
2011 $2778
2012 $2808
2013 $2808
2014 $2808
International fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $3402
2004 $3816
2005 $3816
2006 $3816
2007 $3816
2008 $3816
2009 $3816
2010 $3942
2011 $3942
2012 $3942
2013 $3942
2014 $3942
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
9119 21 Jul 2014 08 Aug 2014 31 Aug 2014 30 Oct 2014 In Person N/A

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