A first or second class Honours degree in an appropriate discipline, or equivalent, plus relevant postgraduate professional experience.
Months of entry
January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February
This course is suitable for those with a keen academic and practical interest in responding to the challenges associated with security sector reform. You might be an official in a government department or a member of the security forces, or an aspirant for leadership in an international organisation, an international NGO or in civil society. The course is also relevant to those who wish to enhance their knowledge and skills based on a related first degree, or those seeking to pursue a career in the fields of human security or national security.
By the end of their course of study, graduates will be able to:
- Understand the nature of security challenges at a strategic level for greater stability in a national and international context;
- Know how to evaluate, plan, implement, monitor and manage the effective governance of national security policy;
- Harness human, and other resources, in response to security challenges and lead in their management, including when transformation is the object;
- Demonstrate transferable skills in project and programme management for effective state-building in the security sector;
- Underpin their knowledge and skills with authoritative, evidence-based understanding of the discourse, theories and good practices of security sector management and communicate these in written and spoken form with effect.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions
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