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INTR13-301: Strategic China


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 strategic thinking are engaged, as are key analytical works. The subject concludes by investigating future directions in China's strategic planning.

Subject details

FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • May 2019 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2020 [Standard Offering]
Study areas
  • International Relations and Humanities
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2019: $4,290
  • Commencing in 2020: $4,340

Learning outcomes

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 and coherence; evidence of sufficient and 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.

Enrolment requirements

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This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens18/03/2018
Semester start14/05/2018
Subject start14/05/2018
Cancellation 1?28/05/2018
Cancellation 2?04/06/2018
Last enrolment27/05/2018
Last withdrawal?08/06/2018
Teaching census?08/06/2018