UNIT OF STUDY
The digital revolution has created new frontiers of information that influence almost every aspect of our lives. But does cyberspace also threaten our security? What are the methods and motives for attack? And how can state and non-state actors respond? Drawing on a unique combination of expertise from the Centre for International Security Studies and the School of Information Technologies, this unit introduces students to the technical and political concepts that are necessary to answer these important questions.
Our courses that offer this unit of study
- Graduate Certificate in Information Technology
- Graduate Certificate in Information Technology Management
- Graduate Certificate in International Relations
- Graduate Diploma in Information Technology
- Graduate Diploma in Information Technology Management
- Graduate Diploma in International Relations
- Graduate Diploma in International Security
- Graduate Diploma in Public Policy
- Master of Information Technology
- Master of Information Technology Management
- Master of Information Technology and Master of Information Technology Management
- Master of International Law
- Master of International Relations
- Master of International Security
- Master of Public Policy
Further unit of study information
1x2hr exam (40%), 1x3000wd analytical Essay (40%), 1x1000wd equivalent lab exercise (10%), 1xSeminar participation (10%)
Faculty/department permission required?
Study this unit outside a degree
If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.
If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.