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With Massey’s Master of Arts (Defence and Security Studies) you’ll develop your research interests in the security and defence area of your choice.
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The Master of Arts (Defence and Security Studies) will give you advanced knowledge of historical and contemporary defence and security theory and practice.
You’ll develop enhanced and nuanced understanding of national, regional and international defence and security issues in a joint, interagency and multinational context. You’ll then be able to apply your knowledge and innovative thinking in a practical context as a leader in the defence and security sectors.
Massey’s Master of Arts is 180 credits. This means you can complete an MA in three semesters of full-time study. If you study part-time, an MA will normally take three years to complete.
Your Master of Arts (Defence and Security Studies) will give you a broad knowledge, and the skills and experience to pursue a successful career in defence and security in New Zealand or internationally. Defence and security studies are a great choice for a career in:
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