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Australia's Strategic and Defence Policy in a Changing Asia - PICX921

The rise of China and other regional powers, arms modernisation trends and unresolved territorial disputes in the South China Sea and elsewhere make the Asia Pacific region highly conflict prone. Furthermore, Australia’s major ally, the United States, expects its allies and partners to play a more active role in a more dynamic security environment. Consequently, the debate over Australia’s strategic and defence policy choices has intensified in recent years. The unit provides students with the foundational knowledge of Australia’s strategic and defence policy. It also exposes students to the key strategic and defence policy challenges for Australia as it faces a rapidly changing Asia-Pacific environment.

When Offered:

S1 OUA - Session 1, offered through Open Universities Australia

Staff Contact(s): Professor Ben Schreer, Dr Adam Lockyer
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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