This unit of study uses emerging and established methods, theory and practice to approach developing situations in international, regional and domestic security. The unit will give students the opportunity to use these approaches in the analysis of contemporary issues, threats and responses in areas such as health and food security, cyber-security, terrorism, civil war and conflict between states, the role of media and other non-state actors, such as NGOs and private military contractors. The unit will provide the opportunity to develop practical skills in team-based collaborations. The assessment includes both team and individual tasks.
2 Essays (20% each), Collaborative Research Project (50%), Seminar participation (10%)