• Total units 24 Units
  • Minor code SECU-MIN
  • Academic career Undergraduate
Asia-Pacific Security Studies Minor

The Asia-Pacific Security Minor provides students with a basic education on the diverse security challenges facing the Asia-Pacific region, and the implications for Australia's foreign and defence policies. The courses are intended for students wishing to pursue careers related to security affairs, international relations, or wishing to undertake graduate work in the fields of strategic and/ or security studies.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, studentswill have the knowledge and skills to:

  1. Explain historical and current events and development that have shaped dimensions of security in the Asia-Pacific region,
  2. Identify the key concepts, ideas and principal actors in Asia-Pacific security,
  3. Explain developments in security in the Asia-Pacific in their regional and global context,
  4. Understand theprocesses and disciplinary approaches of the security challenges facing theAsia-Pacific region.

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This minor requires the completion of 24 units, which must include:

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

STST1001 - Introduction to International Security Studies (6 units)
STST2001 - International Security issues in the Asia Pacific (6 units)

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

MEAS2001 - New States of Eurasia: Emerging Issues in Politics and Security (6 units)
ASIA2060 - Southeast Asian Security (6 units)
STST3002 - Australia's Security in the Asian Century (6 units)
INTR2012 - Chinese Foreign and Security Policy (6 units)
INTR2016 - US Foreign and Security Policy in Asia (6 units)
INTR2014 - Indian Foreign and Security Policy (6 units)
INTR2018 - Japanese Foreign and Security Policy (6 units)
STST3004 - Advanced Study in Asia-Pacific Security (6 units)
STST3003 - Honeypots and Overcoats: Australian Intelligence in the World (6 units)
STST2003 - Australia and Security in the Pacific Islands (6 units)
STST2004 - Special Topic in International Security (6 units)
INTR2024 - Nuclear Politics in Asia: Challenges and Opportunities (6 units)
INTR2020 - (In)Stability on the Korean Peninsula (6 units)
ASIA2093 - Natural Resource Conflicts in Asia and the Pacific (6 units)
ASIA2111 - Indonesian Foreign and Security Policy (6 units)

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