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POLASA14 Sino-Indian Issues, Asian Security 5 op
Organised by
Degree Programme in Politics
Asian Studies in Business and Business Cultures
Person in charge
Lecturer in international relations
Planned organizing times
Period(s) I II III IV
2012–2013 X X
2013–2014 X X
2014–2015 X X
Preceding studies
None; the course is open for exchange students, too.

Learning outcomes

The objective of the course is to provide the students with a firm grasp of the central issues of the current international development on the South and East Asian axis and to provide theoretical and conceptual tools for analyzing the prevalent issues in Asia, focusing on the perceived problems on the Sino - Indian axis.


The course combines the lenses of Sino-Indian relations and various theoretical approaches to security for viewing the contemporary structure of security issues in the Asian context. Security is understood here as encompassing a variety of topics including economic, trade, environmental, societal and military sectors.

Teaching methods

The course is a web based course and it is fully provided on the University’s moodle platform. The course consists of 10 hours of online lectures including the approaches to security, to geopolitical issues, and to subject matters on the security on the Sino-Indian axis, supervised readings, lecture diary and essay.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In English

Lecture diaries, an essay


Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

1. Articles and other teaching materials are at the course’s Moodle site.

Further information

Recommended year of study: 2.-3. year Spring

Belongs to following study modules

Asian Studies (Yhteiset opinnot/JKK)
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.