APG5093 - International Relations Field Work: Governing Peace and Security
This intensive, two-week unit takes place in a prominent city important to international peace and security, such as Brussels, Tokyo, Vienna, London, or Washington DC. Students will experience the diverse array of perspectives on the global governance of peace and security, visiting a range of institutions, which may include prominent think tanks, non-governmental organisations, embassies, defence institutes, and government agencies.
Students will engage with internationally known experts on a variety of peace and security topics, which may include nuclear politics, trade wars, environmental security, humanitarian intervention, terrorism and more. The goal of the unit is to enable students to confront, digest and critique the many viewpoints on peace and security issues essential to global governance today, as well as understand the interconnected nature of these critical topics.
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You will be required to submit a personal statement as part of your application. Write a brief personal statement (no more than 250 words) which answers the following questions:
- Why would you like to undertake this program?
- What do you hope to learn from this program?
- How do you plan to manage the intensive study workload? List the strategies and resources you would use.
- When group dynamics become uncomfortable, what strategies do you put in place to maintain a positive experience?
- For program fee details such as cost, inclusions and exclusions, refer to the program website.
- You will be required to pay the Program fee deposit of $500 at the time of application - pay using 'Shop Monash'.
- Tuition fees: Monash students will be charged fees according to their verified funding status. This fee will appear on your Monash Fee Statement
Student Travel Insurance
- You must have a valid Passport that does not expire until AT LEAST six months after the program end date. If you do not have a valid passport please organise now!
Faculty Pre-Departure Information Session
- Please refer to Student Travel Insurance for further information on the insurance policy. Please read the information before asking Monash Abroad any questions about your insurance.
When you have completed your application:
- The compulsory pre-departure session will be held approximately 6 weeks before departure. Refer to the program website for venue and date information.
- Click SUBMIT APPLICATION - or the application will remain pending and will not be assessed.