Units of Study

CISS6019 - War and Strategy

Semester 2, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Thomas Wilkins


This unit aims to supply students with an introduction to military affairs and the conduct of war. It considers the complex relationship between politics and strategy and examines strategic thought, the application of land/air/space/naval power and military technologies. It applies this knowledge to interactive case studies before proceeding to investigate more contemporary strategic problems such as the 'revolution in military affairs', 'new' wars, and counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency.


2x2000wd essays (2x40%), 1x500wd seminar presentation (10%); and seminar participation (10%)


1x2hr seminar/week

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