- The nature of international society
- Security in international society
- Risk in international society
- Terrorism in international society
- Emergence of insurgency
- Counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency
- Terrorism and religious intolerance;
- Terrorism and democracy;
- Terrorism and the media
- The UN and counter-terrorism
- Australia and counter-terrorism
- Discussion forum/Discussion Board
- Online assignment submission
- Podcasting/Lecture capture
- Web links
- Resources and Links
- Audio-Video streaming
- Printable format materials
You cannot enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
It is recommended that students complete a foundation subject before starting this subject.
This subject was previously known as PTR100 Perspectives on Security and Terrorism.
This subject introduces the concepts of security, risk, terrorism and counterterrorism and examines how various agents in international society perceive and employ them. It explains how and why terrorism undermines security and what measures are often taken to counter it. The subject also analyses the relationships between terrorism and religion, the media, democracy and international law. It finally examines the way Australia has responded to terrorist threats since the attacks on the US in September 2001.
- Invigilated Exam (40%)
- Assignment 1 (20%)
- Assignment 2 (40%)
Textbooks are not required.
Textbook information is pending.
Bachelor of Arts Security Terrorism and Counter-terrorism
- Part I (Level 1) Core units - Major
- PART II (Level 3) Core units - Major
- PART II (Level 2) Core units - Major
Bachelor of Arts
- Major in Community Development
- Major in International Aid and Development
- Major in Security, Terrorism and Counter-terrorism
- Major in Sustainable Development