Units of Study

CISS6020 - Geopolitics of Energy Security in Asia

Summer Main, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Dr John Lee


Focusing on China and India, this unit of study examines why energy security is a critical security issue in the Indo-Pacific, and in international relations. The unit has two principle objectives: (1) developing an understanding of the domestic priorities, politics and economics of China and India, and examining how these factors play an important role in shaping energy security and foreign policy; (2) analysing the geostrategic implications of China and India's energy security policies on other key regional players.


1x500wd research outline (15%), 1x4000wd research paper (60%), 500wd equivalent seminar presentation (15%), seminar participation (10%)


1x1hr lecture/day 1x1hr tutorial/day 2x1hr seminar/day 2x1hr workshop/day The unit is taught over a a 10 day period of 6 hrs each day

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