Gold Coast, Australia
Area of Study
Asian Studies, International Relations
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4.5 - 6
Hours & Credits
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 Objectives1. 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.