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AIR701 - China and the World

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:


Unit chair:N Henry




Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.


China plays an increasingly important role in global politics and is Australia's biggest trading partner. Its international relations generally and foreign policy in particular have attracted growing interest from scholars and students alike. 

Specifically, this unit will examine the sources and nature of Chinese power, Chinese views of its national identity, global role and responsibility, Chinese nationalism and strategic culture, China's major foreign relationships and regional responses to China's rise, as well as the impact of these interactions on the U.S., regional balance of power, global political, economic and normative order, energy and resources, environment, and Chinese domestic political economy.


Short essay 30% 1500 words

Research essay 50% 2500 words

Participation 20% 1000 words

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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