Master of International Security (MIntSec)

Program Code

MINSE

Academic Year

2020

Program Faculty

Faculty of Arts

Special Notes

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (http://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies).

Overview

This Masters program provides students with a progressively advanced knowledge of core trends, issues and analyses of contemporary international security. Students will acquire advanced theoretical insights to global political actors and systems and develop advanced analyses of current international security challenges. They will also design and undertake an advanced research project independently engaging with the theories, ideas and debates in contemporary international security.

The Master of International Security is an AQF Level 9 Masters qualification. The Master of International Security as a Conversion qualification has a standard full time duration of 2 years. As an Extension qualification, it has a standard full-time duration of 1.5 years.

Academic Program Rules for Master of International Security

There shall be a Master of International Security.

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the degree of Master of International Security as a Conversion program, the student must satisfactorily complete a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 48 units:
1.  Core courses to the value of 18 units
2.  Research courses to the value of 18 units
3.  Elective courses to the value of 12 units.

To qualify for the degree of Master of International Security as an Extension program, the student must satisfactorily complete a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 36 units:
1.  Core courses to the value of 12 units
2.  Research courses to the value of 18 units
3.  Elective courses to the value of 6 units.