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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2011 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2011 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Pete Lentini


Previously coded PLM5010


Students enrolled in this unit will have the opportunity to conduct independent research into a terrorism-related topic of their choice under staff supervision through preparing a 9,000 word project.


Upon completing this subject students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate skills to conduct original research independently.
  2. Demonstrate critical thinking, analytical and problem solving skills.
  3. Demonstrate a critical awareness of conceptual and empirical issues pertaining to terrorism studies.
  4. Demonstrate their written communication skills across a 9,000 word project.


Written work comprised of a 9,000 word research project: 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Pete Lentini

Contact hours

Fortnightly supervisory meetings


Students must have completed 48 points of the Master of Counter - Terrorism Studies in their coursework units and have achieved a distinction average or above in them to be admitted into this unit.