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International Security - PICT901

This graduate seminar introduces students to the foundational concepts, methods and theories that underlie contemporary research and debate in international security studies. For the first half of session, we will examine the different theoretical approaches to International Security from rational choice to cognitive and biological approaches. In the second half of session, we will examine the major debates in International Security, from the causes of war and conditions of peace to the question of internally directed political violence.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S2 Evening - Session 2, North Ryde, Evening

S2 External - Session 2, External (On-campus dates: Voluntary)

Staff Contact(s): Ms Sheryn Lee

Admission to MPICT or MCPICT or PGDipPICT or GradDipPICT or GradDipCPICT or MPICTMIntSecSt or MCPICTMIntSecSt or MIntSecStud or GradDipIntSecStud or GradCertIntSecStud Prerequisite Information


NCCW(s): ISS801
Unit Designation(s):


Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Security Studies and Criminology

Faculty of Arts

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