• Offered by Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Course subject International Relations

This course provides a detailed investigation into the history, working and challenges/opportunities facing the regional security order in Southeast Asia. The course is designed to examine and contrast the internal dynamics of the regional security order building with external pressures to build a fuller understanding of how ASEAN has developed and how that development shapes its current character. The course also provides an opportunity to assess the contemporary significance of ASEAN to other actors in world politics, regional political elites and the wider citizenry of Southeast Asia.

Learning Outcomes

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

Students who successfully complete this course should have: 

  1. A comprehensive understanding of the history and contemporary nature of ASEAN as an organization and expression of regional identity.
  2.  A fuller understanding of the role that ASEAN plays in regional, inter-regional and global politics
  3. A deeper insight into the challenges and opportunities facing ASEAN
  4. A demonstrated ability to conduct scholarly research, express ideas and construct evidence-based arguments in both written and oral form.

Indicative Assessment

  1. Tutorial presentation   10%                
  2. Review Piece              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

Key readings will be provided via Wattle.

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:
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
2015 $2604
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $3576
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.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
4370 15 Feb 2016 26 Feb 2016 31 Mar 2016 27 May 2016 In Person N/A

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