Geopolitics of Energy Security in Asia (CISS6020)


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.

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The unit is taught over a 10-day period of 6-hrs each day


500wd research outline (15%) and 4000wd research paper (60%) and 500wd equivalent seminar presentation (15%) and seminar participation (10%)

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