Transnational Security in Asia
Examine the theories and instruments needed to analyse different transnational security challenges. Investigate policy responses with particular emphasis on approaches developed by the Australian foreign and security policy bureaucracy.
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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:
- demonstrate the ability to critically appraise and judge the current scholarly debate and theoretical approaches (and their limitations) used to analyse transnational security challenges
- critically evaluate and apply theoretical approaches to transnational security challenges affecting Australia and its region
- independently investigate the policy responses to transnational security challenges, with a particular emphasis on approaches developed by the Australian foreign and security policy bureaucracy
- apply high order research skills to an area of transnational security in Asia, demonstrated through the construction of new research-generated knowledge
- showcase an ability to critically judge and appraise current security challenges in an ethical, responsible and professional manner.
student has to be admitted to one of the programs
No special requirements
- Assessment 2 (30%)
- Assessment 1 (20%)
- Assessment 3 (50%)