Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00100G

The Master of Strategy and Security is designed for postgraduate scholars, and foreign affairs, security and defence professionals who wish to gain a deeper and more advanced understanding of the factors shaping the global and Asia-Pacific security and strategic environments, and the complex policy challenges presented by the new security agenda. These include: managing international relations, non-state actors, regional and international security regimes, strategic planning, diplomacy and intelligence, traditional and human security, contemporary and historical conflicts, and the role of armed forces.


Students undertaking the Master of Strategy and Security are required to take 8 courses (48 UOC). At least 18 UOC must be selected from the list of core courses.


  • Asia-Pacific security
  • Australian Defence policy
  • Global security
  • Contemporary strategy
  • Deliquent organisations, Power and Australian Government policy

Standard entry requirements

  • Relevant 4-year Bachelor degree or Honours degree
  • Or relevant Graduate Diploma
  • Or 3-year Bachelor degree and 3 years' relevant work experience
  • Or equivalent qualifications and/or related work experience

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Canberra Domestic: $25,440
International: $25,440
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