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AIR205 - The Rise of China

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
Unit chair:J Boutin




Incompatible with: AIR305
Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 1 hour Class per week, 1 x 1 hour Seminar per week.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.


What is being referred to as the rise of China is a very complex subject. It involves the ongoing evolution of the domestic political system and economy, and in the role and impact of China in the international system. This unit examines the actors and instruments that constitute the Chinese political and foreign policy system, focusing on the determinants of contemporary trends and developments. The unit considers the impact of domestic and international structural factors that have an impact on Chinese politics and foreign policy. Finally, the unit examines the implications of China's rise in regional and global terms.


2000 word assessment (50%)

Exam (40%)

Seminar participation (10%)

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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