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Introduction to Security Studies - PICT110

This unit is an introduction to the field of security studies and contemporary security debates. Using real-world examples, it provides students with the theoretical knowledge and analytical skills to understand security, armed conflict and threats in the modern international system. It addresses the different approaches to understanding security based on the key questions: whose security, security from what, and how to secure? The unit covers a range of pressing security issues, Australian security and defence policy, strategic studies, intelligence, cyber-security and terrorism.

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day

S1 Online - Session 1, Online

Staff Contact(s): Dr Roger Huang



NCCW(s): PICX110
Unit Designation(s):
Unit Type:
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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