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Strategic Concepts - PICX850

This unit provides postgraduate students with an understanding of the key concepts defining security and strategic studies. Using empirical case studies, students will explore concepts such as strategy, grand strategy, coercion, intervention, arms races, pre-emption, stability, strategic culture, victory, geopolitics and geostrategy, law and the use of force, civil-military relations, and human security. At its conclusion, students will have acquired the critical skills and necessary foundational knowledge to successfully pursue their postgraduate studies.

All enrolment queries should be directed to Open Universities Australia (OUA): see

When Offered:

S1 OUA - Session 1, offered through Open Universities Australia

Staff Contact(s): Department of Security Studies and Criminology Staff
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Security Studies and Criminology

Faculty of Arts

Course structures, including unit offerings, are subject to change.
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