• Offered by ANU National Security College
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Classification Transitional
  • Course subject National Security Policy
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Timothy Legrand
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Second Semester 2015
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This course provides participants with an understanding of, and experience in, strategy planning and implementation in the context of national security crisis situations. Participants will be expected to make a full and creative contribution to a simulation concerning a hypothetical national security crisis.

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:

  • Understand the dynamics of national security crises;
  • Understand Australia’s system for crisis policymaking;
  • Appreciate the needs of decision-makers in national security crises; and
  • Work collaboratively to produce strategic advice in a simulated crisis.

Indicative Assessment

3,000 word policy paper (50%); small group project or issues brief (20%); examination (30%).

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Workload

Weekly seminars, crisis simulation and assessment

Prescribed Texts

Course reader.

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 $2958
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $4350
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
3554 20 Jul 2015 07 Aug 2015 31 Aug 2015 30 Oct 2015 In Person N/A

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