|Faculty:||Faculty of Society and Design|
This subject examines the causes, theories and conditions that give rise to peace and war. You will investigates the ‘grey zone’ in which there is neither peace nor war, exploring its characteristics and strategic profile. Various perspectives, from the legal and ethical to the cultural and faith-based, are brought to bear on this fundamental problem underlying world order. How to bring about a positive peace, manage or resolve conflicts and engage in peacebuilding – not just peacekeeping – are questions which drive this subject and motivate student learning. You will debate various perspectives on the subject of peace and war in class forums, and also engage in scenario construction methods in the service of peace and conflict resolution.
- Identify, analyse, evaluate and communicate broad and coherent theoretical and technical knowledge in the study of Peace and War.
- Independently and in teams, generate and transmit solutions to unpredictable and sometimes complex problems related to Peace and War.
- Apply disciplinary knowledge and skills to professional work and/or further learning, demonstrating well-developed judgement and responsibility.
Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.
Standard Offering Enrolment opens: 13/11/2022 Semester start: 16/01/2023 Subject start: 16/01/2023 Cancellation 1: 30/01/2023 Cancellation 2: 06/02/2023 Last enrolment: 29/01/2023 Withdraw - Financial: 11/02/2023 Withdraw - Academic: 04/03/2023 Teaching census: 10/02/2023
|Withdraw - Financial:||11/02/2023|
|Withdraw - Academic:||04/03/2023|