This specialisation provides students with a critical engagement with manifestations of political violence, as well as the ideologies and conditions that give rise to political violence. Focus is on understanding terrorism and political extremism, the conditions associated with preventing and combating political violence, and the impacts of these activities on democratic and civil liberties.
Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.
For the schedule of units required to complete a given course in this area of study, refer to the Handbook entry for the relevant course.
Successful completion of this specialisation can be counted towards meeting the requirements for the following single degree:
- A6010 Master of International Relations
Successful completion of this specialisation can be counted towards meeting the requirements for the Master of International Relations component in the following double degrees:
- A6013 Master of International Relations (Double Masters with Shanghai Jiao Tong University)
- A6011 Master of International Relations and Master of Journalism
Students in other courses are not eligible to complete this specialisation.