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GOVT3665: Collateral Damage and The Cost of Conflict

The unit will discusses all aspects of the cost of international security conflict, including collateral damage. By cost of war, the unit refers to the material, human, cultural, social, institutional, and development impact of war and security conflict. Each student will chose one angle of the cost of conflict, and develop her/his own research agenda, as she/he applies the theoretical knowledge gained from the literature to empirical world.

Code GOVT3665
Academic unit Government and International Relations
Credit points 6
12 credit points at 2000 level in International Relations or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. develop and practice critical thinking
  • LO2. apply research design skills, including identifying topic, generating lead research question, and defining data needs and sources
  • LO3. demonstrate improved presentation and marketing skills, in writing and orally
  • LO4. respond to and generate feedback, and integrate revisions
  • LO5. develop and improve the presentation of ideas and findings to an audience
  • LO6. participate effectively in discussions
  • LO7. build and polish research output.

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