Weekly study8 hours
Principles, Practices and Terminologies of Resilience, Security and Emerging Technologies
Explore mechanisms of resilient governance
The course will introduce the twin geopolitical ideals of societal security and resilience as derived from the Copenhagen School, and refined elsewhere, along with theories and strategies of resilience designed to sustain, protect and nurture the preservation of sovereign nations, transnational organisations, and peoples.
The features of the course will centre on explaining different concepts of resilience and security as they relate to customs, cultures and geographical contexts.
- Understanding resilience
- Societal security
- Cyber security and resilience
- Key aspects of resilient governance
- Converging technologies
Learning on this course
You can take this self-guided course and learn at your own pace. On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Discuss the meaning, various geopolitical perspectives, and definition of societal security and resilience
- Assess the controversy over defining terms and how assigning conventional validity to them affects how we understand their dynamics
- Explore mechanisms of resilient governance
- Identify key features of emerging technologies that will be key to resilience and security
Who is the course for?
This course is aimed at students who wish to explore features of emerging technologies that will be key to resilience and security.
Please note that the individuals detailed in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below, are current staff members and may be subject to change.