Master of Arts (Strategy and Security) (8175)*
*PLEASE NOTE THE PROGRAM IS CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE FOR NEW APPLICANTS. STUDENTS CURRENTLY IN THE PROGRAM MAY CONTINUE UNTIL COMPLETION.
Students undertaking the Masters of Arts in Strategy and Security are required to take 8 courses (48 UOC) in any combination from course options as set out below.
The key topics will normally be offered annually or at least every two years; the further options will be offered on an opportunity basis.
The option of undertaking a research project is available to Masters students who attain a high credit average or better in courses worth 24 UOC and is subject to the approval of the Head of School. The research project is recommended for those with a strong interest in pursuing original research in a particular area or intending to undertake a higher level research qualification. This project may be undertaken in a single session or as a full year course.
Students undertaking the Research Project will not have the option to undertake other courses offered in the Arts, Business or related coursework programs.
|Key Topics||Semester 1 - 2018||Semester 2 - 2018|
|Global Security||Not Offered||Not Offered|
|Legal and Moral Problems of International Violence||Not Offered||Not Offered|
|Asia-Pacific Security: The Dynamics of Change||Not Offered||Distance Mode|
|Australian Defence Policy: Concepts and Challenges||Not Offered||Not Offered|
|Comparitive Defence Planning||Distance Mode||Not Offered|
|Contemporary Strategy||Not Offered||Not Offered|
|Delinquent Organisations in World Politics||Distance Mode||Not Offered|
|Weapons of Mass Destruction and Global Security||Not Offered||Distance Mode|
|Culture and Conflict||Distance Mode||Not Offered|
|Defence and Strategic Policy||Semester 1 - 2018||Semester 2 - 2018|
|Modern Naval History and Strategy||Not Offered||Not Offered|
|Amphibious Warfare||Not Offered||Not Offered|
|The Development of the Art of War: A Survey||Not Offered||Distance Mode|
|Air Power in the 21st Century: Strategic Issues||Not Offered||Distance Mode|
|Principles of Geographic Information Analysis and Remote Sensing||Not Offered||Not Offered|
|Applications in Geographic Information Analysis||Not Offered||Not Offered|
|Global and Regional Security||Semester 1 - 2018||Semester 2 - 2018|
|Global Governance in an Age of Globalisation||Not Offered||Not Offered|
|China's Security Policy and Military Modernisation||Not Offered||Not Offered|
|Global Justice and World Politics||Not Offered||Not Offered|
|The Justice of War: States, Self-Defence and Force||Not Offered||Not Offered|
|Reforming Repressive Regimes||Not Offered||Not Offered|
|Cyber-Security and World Politics||Not Offered||Distance Mode|
|International Dynamics||Semester 1 - 2018||Semester 2 - 2018|
|American Empire||Not Offered||Not Offered|
|Genocide: Perception and Intervention||Not Offered||Not Offered|
|Hegemony: Global Power in Historical Perspective||Not Offered||Not Offered|
|The Great Game: Geopolitics and Inner Eurasia||Not Offered||Not Offered|
|Civil Wars: Societies in Conflict||Not Offered||Not Offered|
|Conflict Transformation||Not Offered||Not Offered|
|Cultural Dynamics||Semester 1 - 2018||Semester 2 - 2018|
|Social Research Methods||Not Offered||Not Offered|
|Nearest Neighbours: Asia-Pacific Literature, Culture and Communication||Not Offered||Not Offered|
|War and Memory||Not Offered||Not Offered|
|Strategic Communication||Distance Mode||Not Offered|
1.1 Completion of a Bachelor's degree with Honours with a major in a cognate discipline; or
1.2 Completion of a Graduate Diploma in a cognate discipline; or
1.3 Completion of a 3 or 4-year Bachelor degree in a cognate discipline, which includes a major in the cognate discipline; and have completed at least 3-years full-time professional experience in cognate discipline; or
1.4 Completion of a Bachelor degree in a NON-cognate discipline and have completed at least 4-years full-time professional experience in a cognate discipline; or
1.5 Evidence of other academic qualifications and professional experience to be submitted to the relevant Program Authority to be acceptable grounds for admission into the degree.
Military History specialisation - Humanities and Social Science
Strategy and Security specialisation - Humanities and Social Science
Strategy and Management specialisation - Humanities and Social Science, Management
See UNSW Canberra pathway options for admission to the MA program.