Strategic China

Bond University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Strategic China

  • Host University

    Bond University

  • Location

    Gold Coast, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Asian Studies, International Relations

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4.5 - 6
  • Overview

    This subject is positioned within Strategic Studies and introduces students to this sub-discipline of International Relations. The subject aims to familiarise students with China's strategic culture and orientation, to examine its regional and global strategic relations, and to convey current thinking in Beijing. Critiques of China's stratregic thinking are engaged, as are key analytical works. The subject concludes by investigating future directions in China's strategic planning.

    Learning Objectives
    1. Competence in research, writing an academic document, and acquiring knowledge and insights into China's strategic culture and policy.
    2. Professionalism of presentation; clarity & coherence; evidence of sufficient & appropriate research; evidence of a key argument or thesis; evidence of critical analysis of material presented.
    3. The ability to apply knowledge and concepts for problem solving and strategic scenarios.
    4. The examiner will look for understanding and insight into the topics chosen.

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