Australian Foreign and Defence Policy (GOVT2116)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit examines Australia's foreign and defence policies since Federation with a focus on contemporary issues, such as: defence planning and operations; engagement with the global economy; and, Canberra's stance on terrorism, nuclear affairs, asylum seekers, and global environmental management.

Further unit of study information

Classes

1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

Assessment

500wd policy brief (10%) and 2000wd Essay (40%) and 2hr exam (40%) and Tutorial participation (10%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

12 Junior credit points from Government and International Relations, 12 Junior credit points from Government and International Relations, 12 Junior credit points from Government and International Relations

Prohibitions

GOVT2106, GOVT2106, GOVT2106

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

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.

Cross-institutional study

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.