Master of Security Studies and Information Analysis

General

Program Description

About

The Master in Security Studies and Information Analysis is an interdisciplinary, but specialized program, reaching out to practice, over theory. It analyzes and addresses current and emerging security and Intelligence challenges and opportunities.

The program prepares students, for professional orientation in the Intelligence specialization and even more so in the information analysis framework.

The program’s curriculum standards are framed according to the Qualification Framework of Emirates level 9 and the CAA international accredited standards, as well as the International Association For Intelligence Education IAFIE, The program has been accredited by the Ministry of Education (UAE).

Prospective students are provided with specialized knowledge spectrum in elements of Intelligence and information analysis regionally and globally. Students are keen in joining a framework of education that goes hand in hand with the security resilience policy of the UAE vision 2030, to meet the national and international educational standards; to offer knowledge capacity building and continuity through the world of security and global affairs.

The Master program, is designed for early and mid-career professionals; academically qualified graduates with B.A. or other higher degrees in the following fields but not limited to : International Relations, Political Science, International Studies, Security and Strategic Studies, Law, Humanities, Crisis Management, Criminology or a closely related or inter-related fields such as Communication, and Business, with specialization to security, strategy and international affairs, among others.

For consideration of an application for the MA program, students should meet all requirements of admission. All degrees should be in compliance with the Ministry of Higher Education and graduates applying should reflect recognized and accredited Universities by the UAE. International Degrees should be attested first before applying.

Program Structure

Core Courses 7 - Courses 21 - Credit Hours
Elective Courses 4 - Courses 12 - Credit Hours
Thesis Track 1 - Course 3 - Credit Hours

Thesis Track

The Master of Security Studies and Information Analysis includes a specialized based research Thesis.

Thesis Specialization

Among others:

  • Intelligence Analysis
  • Informational Analysis Security
  • Operations & Warfare
  • Preventive and Pre-Emptive Operations
  • Crisis Management & Operations
  • Cyber-Security & War
  • Application of Sustainable Development in the level of security and information analysis
  • Future Security Challenges

Accreditation

The American University in the Emirates is Accredited by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research | caa.ae

Last updated Aug 2019

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