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PLM4600 - Strategic Studies: A Critical Introduction

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Andrew Butfoy


Clayton First semester 2007 (Day)


Strategic studies is the analysis of the military dimension of international relations. Within this setting, the unit looks at the following topics: the role of the US military power; security issues in the Asia-Pacific; Australian defence policy; threats to the peace; military intervention; arms control; and concepts of security.


Essay (6000 words): 50%
Examination (3 hours): 50%

Contact hours

2 hours (1 x 2 hour seminar) per week