Units of Study

CISS6018 - Nuclear Arms Control & Non-proliferation

Semester 2, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Jingdong Yuan

Description

This unit introduces students to the basic knowledge of the issues, challenges, and policies related to nuclear arms control and non-proliferation. The principal objective is to give students a better understanding of the politics of arms control and non-proliferation and help them develop the analytical skills for undertaking policy-relevant research and the ability to develop policy recommendations. The unit is also designed to examine proliferation problems and the ways that arms control can contribute to national and regional security.

Assessments

1x1000wd take-home exam (30%), 1x3500wd research essay (50%); 1x500wd equivalent 20-30min group presentation (10%) and participation (10%)

Classes

1x2hr lecture/week

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