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AIR754 - Weapons of Mass Destruction, Proliferation and Control

Unit details

Year2015 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 (2,000 words): 40 %

Research Essay (3,000 words): 60 %

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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