INTERNATIONAL SECURITY IN THE INDO-PACIFIC REGION
Credit points: 15
This subject explores the international politics of the Indo-Pacific region and focuses particularly on questions of international security and strategy through the lens of the Indo-Pacific's contested strategic geographic spaces. Drawing on theories from international relations, geopolitics, security analysis, strategic studies, political economy, and history, we will explore the following contested spaces: the East China Sea; the Taiwan Strait; the Korean Peninsula; the South China Sea; Island Southeast Asia; the South Pacific; the Indian Ocean; the Himalayas and Tibetan Plateau; Central Asia; the Arctic and Antarctica.
SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorBen Habib
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
Available as ElectiveNo
Learning ActivitiesSeminar Journal; Research Assignment.
Prerequisites Must be enrolled in HUSS Graduate Diploma or Masters Degree or through subject coordinator's approval
Incompatible subjectsPOL4CJI OR POL5CJI
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
Total hours/days requiredN/A
Location of WBL activity (region)N/A
WBL addtional requirementsN/A
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBen Habib
SeminarWeek: 31 - 36
Two 2.50 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 36 and delivered via blended.
Class requirements consist of 12 unique seminars, scheduled as 2 x 2.5 hour seminars per week during week during weeks 1-6 of semester. No seminars in weeks 7-12, which are set aside for students to work on the Research Assignment.
Research Assignment (2,000 words)
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Seminar Journal (2,500 words)The Seminar Journal integrates material presented during each seminar with audio-visual sources and academic literature.
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