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AIR754 - Weapons of Mass Destruction, Proliferation and Control

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:N Henry




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This unit introduces students to the complex issues involved in the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, which include nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons, and efforts to promote nonproliferation.

This complexity is growing with technological advances and structural changes in the supply environment, as well as the changing political contexts of both proliferation and non-proliferation. This unit considers conceptual issues, trends and developments in proliferation and non-proliferation, the impact of these trends and developments, and key debates in considering the proliferation problem.


Critical Analysis Essay 2000 words 40%

Research Essay 3000 words 60 %

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