• Total units 48 Units
  • Major code ISST-MAJ
  • Academic career Undergraduate
International Security Major

The International Security major provides specialist training in the diverse, traditional and non-traditional security challenges, and the implications for Australia's security and defence policy. This major is intended for students wishing to pursue a career in a relevant government (Defence, Foreign Affairs and Trade, Immigration etc.) or private sector related to security affairs, or wishing to undertake graduate work in the fields of strategic and/or security studies.

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This major requires the completion of 48 units, which must consist of:

30 units from completion of the following course(s):

Code Title Units
POLS2132 Current Issues in International Security 6
STST1001 Introduction to Asia-Pacific Security 6
STST1003 Coping with Crisis: The Practice of International Security 6
STST2001 International Security issues in the Asia Pacific 6
STST3002 Australia's Security in the Asian Century 6

6 units from completion of the following course(s):

Code Title Units
INTR2016 US Security Policy in Asia 6
MEAS2001 New States of Eurasia: Emerging Issues in Politics and Security 6
POLS2131 Security Communities: From War to Peace 6

12 units from completion of the following course(s):

Code Title Units
ASIA2060 Southeast Asian Security 6
INTR2012 China's New Approaches to Asia Pacific Security 6
INTR2014 Indian Foreign and Security Policy 6
INTR2018 Japan's Security Dilemmas 6
INTR2020 Security and Stability on the Korean Peninsula 6
INTR2024 Nuclear Politics in Asia: Challenges and Opportunities 6
POLS2099 Cartographies of Security: Critical Security Studies and International Politics 6
POLS2124 Politics of Nuclear Weapons 6
STST2003 Securing Australia's Asia-Pacific Arc of Instability 6
STST2004 Special Topic in Asia-Pacific Security 6
STST3003 The Evolution & Roles of Australia's Security and Intelligence Organisations 6
STST3004 Advanced Study in Asia-Pacific Security 6
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