Politics and Security in the Asia-Pacific (11250.1)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| Flexible
|| UC - Canberra, Bruce
|0.125||3||Faculty Of Business, Government & Law|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|Canberra School Of Politics, Economics And Society||Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit|| Band 2 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan Social Work_Exclude 0905)
Learning outcomesAfter successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Identify and describe key concepts used in politics and security studies;
2. Apply and compare the main foundational theories in security studies;
3. Analyse and evaluate the major structural changes in the Asia-Pacific and their political ramifications;
4. Examine contemporary security issues and conceptualise these problems in their historical contexts; and
5. Reflect upon their unit experience, including theories, discussions and feedback, and how it relates to the goals set out in their professional portfolio.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
2. UC graduates are global citizens - think globally about issues in their profession
2. UC graduates are global citizens - communicate effectively in diverse cultural and social settings
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development
Prerequisites11238 Introduction to International Relations AND must pave passed 24 credit points.
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2021||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 1||08 February 2021||Flexible||Dr Jonathan Pickering|
|2022||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 1||07 February 2022||Flexible||Dr Jonathan Pickering|
There is no textbook for this unit. Required and recommended readings will be made available on the UCLearn site.
Submission of assessment items
Use of text matching software
- Word limits. Assignments must be within 10% of the assigned word limit. Submissions that are more than 10% above or below the word limit will receive a penalty of 2% for every 100 words beyond the limit.
- Referencing. The assignment instructions on UCLearn will specify whether referencing is required for each assignment. If referencing is required, you should use the APA 7th style, which is an author-date style combining in-text referencing and a reference list. Follow the links for further details from the UC library on how to format this style correctly.
- Academic integrity. Urkund results for written assignments will be checked for compliance with UC's academic integrity requirements. Assignments that fall significantly short of meet these requirements will be referred to the Associate Dean Education, who may initiate an academic misconduct inquiry.
Students are expected to view all lectures and attend all workshops unless a valid reason for non-attendance (e.g. illness) is given.
Required IT skills
Students must submit all assignments in the required electronic formats and are expected to know or learn how to use core features of the UCLearn site, including accessing readings, slides, lecture recordings and related teaching material.
Students will have the option of enrolling in an online or face-to-face tutorial group (space permitting). Students enrolled in online tutorial groups will participate online meetings in real time using the Virtual Room in your UCLearn teaching site. The Virtual Room allows you to communicate in real time with your lecturer and other students. To participate verbally, rather than just typing, you will need a microphone. For best audio quality we recommend a microphone and speaker headset. For more information and to test your computer, go to the Virtual Room in your UCLearn site and 'Join Course Room'. This will trigger a tutorial to help familiarise you with the functionality of the virtual room.
There are no specific costs for this unit.
Work placement, internships or practicums
The policy submission assignment will help to familiarise students with a writing format they may encounter in their professional lives. The simulation will help to build their negotiation skills.