A masters program in international security is a post graduate degree program offered in various universities across the world. The masters program is designed to impart knowledge to students and to enable them gain the skills that should help them understand the issues, relating to both traditional and contemporary security challenges. International security is a sensitive issue, which traverses political, environmental, economic, and ethical aspects of today’s society. The masters program engages students with the consequences as well as the causes of contemporary conflicts, the threats to mankind arising out of environmental degradation, climate change, and infectious diseases. The masters program is multidisciplinary and draws from a range of other fields including: defense, political sciences, international relations, law, biology, public health, demography and environmental studies. A student enrolled for the masters program in international security is expected to take classes in all these relevant areas.
The program takes a teaching approach that is research driven with a practical focus on the various classes under the program. Students are also encouraged to apply the theories learnt in classes to real world situations and in solving real world problems as well as the current policy debates. With the specialist and professional skills obtained from the program, graduates of the program are well equipped to face the job market. There are many career opportunities in various fields available for the graduates including: humanitarian, non-governmental organizations, diplomacy, risk management, defense, development and the government.
Core programme courses include EU Institutions EU and its Member States EU Cohesion Policy [+]
Master in International Relations (MAIN) is a two-year English-language Master's degree programme, which provides students with the knowledge and analytical skills to understand and explain the international context of politics, economy, and security. [+]
Master in International Security Studies (MISS) is a two-year English-language Master's degree programme, which offers students a complex guide through security, conflict and strategic studies in the context of international relations. Moreover, dual degrees are being offered in cooperation with University of Konstanz (Germany) and newly also with University of Glasgow (United Kingdom). [+]
This degree covers a wide range of issues related to policing, intelligence and counter terrorism in international and national contexts, including the intelligence... [+]
Master of Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism
This degree covers a wide range of issues related to policing, intelligence and counter terrorism in international and national contexts, including the intelligence analysis techniques and organised crime. Also considered is the development and implementation of strategies and tactics to counter terrorism, drawing on recent case studies and the funding of terrorism.
Key featuresGives you access to experts from around the world with practical experience in all levels of security Lets you study the latest developments and analyse the challenges, threats and opportunities confronting the Pacific region Examines the impact of media and modern communications technology on policing, intelligence gathering and security Considers historical and contemporary dilemmas that may influence intelligence gathering and analysis, policy development and implementation in the region This degree can be combined with the Master of International Security Studies ... [-]
Taught by international experts with practical experience in all levels of security, this degree will explore the major changes in the international system in... [+]
Master of International Security Studies
Taught by international experts with practical experience in all levels of security, this degree will explore the major changes in the international system in the aftermath of September 11 2001.
Key featuresGives you the opportunity to undertake master level study in the workplace, supervised and coordinated through web-based activities Offers contemporary and rigorous academic study in security studies and intelligence analysis, as well as transnational crime, international law and political violence This degree can be combined with the Master of Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism ... [-]
Join a network of experienced national security practitioners and policy-makers at the National Security College with the highly-regarded Master of National Security Policy. [+]
The Strategic and Defence Studies Centre combines the theoretical and practical expertise of leading academics and policy-makers to deliver Australia's foremost [+]
The Master’s Degree in International Security Studies (MISS) aims to prepare a new generation of analysts, policymakers, and scholars to address contemporary national and international security challenges. [+]
Provide expertise to assess the contemporary international issues, so that the specialist learn to anticipate, manage and resolve situations created in the sphere of influence and manages to control its potential effects, both from the point of view of international security, as of the political, economic and strategic for state entities, personalities or interest groups, transnational corporations and international organizations. [+]
The academic program of this master focuses on the radical changes in international security issues in the 21st century: in the international environment (remodelling of the geopolitical system, new forms of crisis and conflict, controversial military interventions... [+]
Sciences Po and SSE (Stockholm School of Economics), both APSIA -Association of Professional School of International Affairs- members, have come together to offer graduate students a cross-disciplinary dual degree... [+]
The Institute’s Master’s in Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies (NPTS) prepares students for professional careers dealing with the threats posed by violent extremism and nuclear, biological and chemical weapons. The interdisciplinary curriculum integrates instruction in international security, science and technology, history, practical skills, and language training. Students also have the opportunity to take electives in related subjects such as regional and area studies, global economics, cyber security, and international environmental issues [+]
This programme analyses the phenomena of terrorism and political violence as perpetrated by both state and non-state actors, drawing on various disciplines within the Social Sciences. Students will explore the theoretical, methodological [+]
This is the first MA programme to provide an insight into the emerging synergy between national security planning and international security challenges. The curriculum provides students with a good grounding in the study of the contending [+]
This one-year Master's programme aims at transferring to students the knowledge, skills and insight necessary to operate as a professional or academic... [+]
Master in Law and Politics of International Security
This one-year Master's programme aims at transferring to students the knowledge, skills and insight necessary to operate as a professional or academic researcher in the area of international peace of security. Issues of international peace and security are becoming increasingly important in legal, political and administrative practice. The concept of ‘international security’ is no longer confined to traditional issues of war and peace, but now also covers topics such as terrorism, criminal law, the protection of human rights and ‘human security’.
The Master’s programme in Law and Politics of International Security offers a curriculum that focuses on international security from the perspectives of international law and international relations. Moreover, it provides insight into the common foundations of the two disciplines, the different methods and theories as well as the interplay between the two in the area of international security. Below you will find a couple of examples of topics that are covered in the programme.... [-]