- Code STST8013
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Strategic and Defence Studies Centre
- ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
- Course subject Strategic Studies
- Areas of interest Political Sciences
- Academic career PGRD
- Xiaoyu Lu
- Mode of delivery In Person
First Semester 2021
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This course has been adjusted for remote participation in Semester 1 2021 due to COVID-19 restrictions. On-campus activities may also be available.
China's re-emergence as a significant economic and political actor is a geopolitical development of the first order. It has been a century since the international system has had to accommodate a wholly new major power, particularly a power that has the potential to rival even the weight of the US. This course seeks to equip students to assess the trajectory of China's current rise to prominence and its probable implications, particularly for stability in East Asia and for the wider modalities of global governance. The course will cover China's political, economic and military policies and capabilities, as well the development of China's relations with other key actors.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Assess the trajectory of China’s current rise to prominence and its probable implications, particularly for stability in East Asia and for the wider modalities of global governance.
- Critically analyse China’s political, economic and military policies and capabilities
- Evaluate the development of China’s relations with other key actors.
- Short written assignment (20) [LO 1,2,3]
- Essay (40) [LO 1,2,3]
- Examination (40) [LO 1,2,3]
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Students undertaking this course could expect a workload of 10 hours per week. This is inclusive of actual contact hours for lectures and also out of class preparation time.
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