Master of International Security Studies

Macquarie University

Program Description

Master of International Security Studies

Macquarie University

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 features

  • Gives 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

Suitable for

This degree is designed for students who work or wish to work within fields of strategy in either government or non-government organisations.

This program is also designed for individuals considering a high level career in government, private industry or non-government organisations, or those wishing to undertake research activities in related academic areas.

Entry requirements

  • Australian Bachelor degree or recognised equivalent in relevant field or relevant Australian Postgraduate Certificate or recognised equivalent
  • Minimum English Language Proficiency: IELTS or IELTS equivalent of 6.5 overall, with minimum 6.0 in each band

All applicants for undergraduate or postgraduate coursework studies at Macquarie University are required to provide evidence of proficiency in English.

You may satisfy the English language requirements if you have completed:

  • senior secondary studies equivalent to the NSW HSC
  • one year of Australian or comparable tertiary study in a country of qualification

Work experience requirements

To enter the program without prior tertiary study you must have gained substantial professional experience in a relevant field.  Entry on the basis of professional experience is limited to the Postgraduate Certificate. Successful completion of the Postgraduate Certificate will allow you to articulate into higher level degrees within the program.

Duration & Price
This course is Campus or Online
Start Date
Start date
Jan. 2017
1 year
Full time
30,432 AUD
Start date Jan. 2017
Australia North Ryde, New South Wales
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 1 year
Price 30,432 AUD
- Price per year, international students