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Master of International Security

  • Masters (Coursework)

The Master of International Security is a multidisciplinary programme. It draws on strategic studies, international relations, military studies, political science, area studies, political and human geography and complementary fields of study.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
1.5 years full-time

About this course

The Master of International Security is a multidisciplinary programme. It draws on strategic studies, international relations, military studies, political science, area studies, political and human geography and complementary fields of study.

Entry requirements

To enter the Master of International Security you will have been awarded or qualified for:

  • a relevant bachelor's degree with a grade average of at least B-, or
  • a completed Postgraduate Certificate in International Security, with at least a B- grade average, or
  • a completed Postgraduate Diploma in International Security, with at least a B- Grade average

or

  • be able to demonstrate scholarly work in conjunction with extensive relevant professional experience and standing in leadership, managerial and planning positions in government or non-government security agencies appropriate for admission with equivalent status.

You must also provide the following documents:

  • a copy of your current curriculum vitae (unless you have completed a postgraduate qualification in international security)
  • verified copies of all academic transcripts for studies taken at all universities other than Massey University.

Career pathways

With the Master of International Security you can expect to advance your career in the security sector in government and non-government agencies, and contribute to international security operations.

This programme will prepare you for a role in:

  • analysing regional politics
  • border security
  • conflict resolution
  • customs work
  • police work
  • defence forces
  • peacekeeping
  • policy analysis
  • truce monitoring
  • management
  • planning
  • politics
  • risk management.

Credit for prior study or work

For information on prior learning, exemptions and transfer of credit or other questions:

  • review the Recognition of Prior Learning regulations
  • contact us through the Enquire button on this page.