Immerse yourself in a simulated mission and experience teamwork behind the scenes of a crisis. Choose your intelligence professional role—from cyber terrorism analyst to criminologist and more. Put the theory you’ve learnt during your studies into practice.
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This research-intensive university in north-western Sydney offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. With over 30,000 current students, Macquarie has a strong reputation for welcoming international students and embracing flexible and convenient study options, including its partnership with Open Universities Australia.
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to;
- Understand the strengths and weaknesses of simulation & role playing as an educational and professional tool.
- Understand decision-making, bargaining situations and group dynamics in a political-strategic context.
- Apply advanced disciplinary knowledge to complex and evolving real-world situations.
- Communicate disciplinary knowledge to professional audiences through the relevant sections of the briefing papers.
- A week-by-week guide to the topics in this subject will be provided in the study materials..
You won't be able to enrol into this subject if you've already successfully completed or currently enrolled in the following subject(s) as they are considered anti-requisites due to the similarity of the content.
You are recommended to have completed the following subjects(s) or have equivalent knowledge before starting this subject:
Admission to MPICT or PGDipPICT or GradDipPICT or MPICTMIntSecSt or MIntSecStud or PGDipIntSecStud or GradDipIntSecStud or PGCertIntSecStud 16cp in PICX subjects at 800 level or above
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This subject provides students with an opportunity to apply the knowledge they have gain throughout their program of study to a real world crisis. By participating in a dynamic simulation, students will be required to solve problems and find solutions to real world challenges. Students will be assigned to an executive team that includes students with different skill sets and knowledge. These executive teams may include strategists, intelligence analysts, criminologists, counter terrorism experts, and cyber security analysts. Depending on their specialization, students will take one of these roles. Their mission will be to formulate solutions by employing the academic, research and analytical skills they acquired throughout their program. The student will be required to make policy recommendations based on his assessment of the situation.
- Policy Brief (20%)
- Case Study (20%)
- Ministerial Brief (30%)
- Simulation (30%)