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AIR749 - Security in the Asia-Pacific Region

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:J Boutin




Incompatible with: AIS762, AIR449
Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.


The unit provides a broad overview of the security environment of the Asia-Pacific region. It examines the changes in the regional power structure from Cold War to post-Cold War; the rise of China and its implications for regional security; Sino-US relations and the Taiwan problem; Japanese security perspectives and security on the Korean peninsula. It also explores issues such as non-traditional security, economic security, terrorism and nationalism.


Critical analysis essay, 2,000 words, 30%

Research Essay, 2,500 words, 50%

Online participation, 20%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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