Postgraduate coursework

Opportunities open to everyone!


We offer industry-relevant postgraduate study programs in the School of Humanities & Social Sciences, Canberra, equipping you with the skills you need to succeed. Our postgraduate coursework programs are taught by leading academic staff in an environment that’s supportive and vibrant. Explore our Master’s degrees and gain valuable industry skills.

Master of War Studies

An understanding of war, the good and the bad, is crucial in examining how states and societies have evolved. This degree will help you understand the causes, conduct and consequences of warfare.

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Master of Strategy & Security

Understanding and managing the threats to the stability of regions and fluid situations is a high priority in Australia and abroad, with significant implications for foreign policy and international development. Learn the techniques needed to manage and resolve these threats.

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Master of Special Operations & Irregular Warfare

This degree is ideal for military personnel and those in the security policy community seeking to broaden their understanding of special operations beyond the tactical and operational skills and capabilities involved.

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Master of Security & Defence Management

Understanding the factors that shape contemporary strategic and security environments and the complex policy challenges they present. This degree will develop your awareness of the local and global dimensions of strategy and management in the defence environment from a range of perspectives.

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Master of Cyber Security, Strategy & Diplomacy

Learn how to develop and apply effective cybersecurity strategies to real-world problems and understand the policy, operational, and ethical challenges that result from increasing advances in technology. 

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