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Strategy and Security in the Indo-Pacific - PICX112

This unit exposes students to the key strategic trends in the Indo-Pacific region. It looks at the rise of China and India as emerging regional great powers, and the response by other major players, including the United States and Japan. It introduces students with the most pressing traditional and non-traditional security challenges facing the region today. It also provides students with the conceptual and empirical understanding of Australia’s role, interests and instruments in regional security and stability. The unit also introduces students to the diverse non-traditional challenges influencing Indo- The unit concludes with an assessment of the sources and consequences of key regional actors that influence security and prosperity in the twenty-first century.

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Credit Points: 1
When Offered:

S1 OUA - Session 1, offered through Open Universities Australia

S2 OUA - Session 2, offered through Open Universities Australia

Staff Contact(s): Dr Yves-Heng Lim



NCCW(s): PICT112
Unit Designation(s):
Unit Type: oua-Normal unit
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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