• Total units 24 Units
  • Specialisation code TCRM-SPEC
  • Academic career Postgraduate
Transnational Crime and Terrorism Specialisation

Students who complete this specialisation will acquire an appreciation of the risks, modus operandi and ideological or theoretical concepts underpinning these phenomena. Students will practice threat assessments and evaluate countermeasures designed to suppress transnational crime and terrorism.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
  1. create evidence-led threat assessments and evaluate countermeasures designed to suppress transnational crime and terrorism;
  2. critically appraise doctrines and the practices undertaken in the name of counter-terrorism currently at the core of national security; and
  3. evaluate at a high-level key concepts in transnational crime such as the terrorist-crime nexus, criminalised states, Islam, Islamic radicalism, terrorism, political violence, and resistance.
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This specialisation requires the completion of 24 units, which must consist of:

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

Code Title Units
ANIP6503 Australian National Internships Program Internship A (Graduate) 6
ANIP6505 Australian National Internships Program B 12
CRIM8002 Cyber-security and Cybercrime 6
CRIM8003 Transnational and Organised Crime 6
CRIM8004 White Collar Crime: Fraud, Money Laundering and Corruption 6
LAWS8009 Transnational Anti-Corruption Laws 6
MEAS8102 Islamic Radicalism 6
MEAS8105 Special Topic in Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies 6
MEAS8111 Islam, the West and International Terrorism 6
NSPO8017 Malicious Networks: Transnational Terrorism and Crime 6
NSPO8019 Sectarianism and Religiously Motivated Violence 6
POGO8076 Corruption and Anti-corruption 6
POLS8027 Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism 6
STST8027 Insurgency & Counterinsurgency in an Age of Terror 6
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