Postgraduate Diploma in International Security

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Entry requirements

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Eligibility

A relevant bachelor’s degree or demonstrate scholarly work in conjunction with extensive relevant professional experience appropriate for admission with equivalent status and admission to Postgraduate Study.

For general entry requirements see Massey University entry requirements.

Transition

Students who commenced study towards the Postgraduate Diploma in International Security prior to January 2019 and completed at least 30 credits, may be permitted to substitute courses already completed.

These transitional provisions expire 31 December 2021.

Planning your programme

The Postgraduate Diploma in International Security may be awarded with Distinction or Merit if study is completed to a superior/high standard, and where all requirements have been completed within one year for full-time study or within three years for part-time study.

The maximum time permitted for completion of this qualification is 4 years.

Postgraduate Diploma in International Security structure

Students will successfully complete 120 credits at 700-level, including the compulsory course 294.720 Security; Concepts and Structures. Courses must be selected from the programme schedule (please refer to the ‘regulation’ button for a full list of schedule courses.

These regulations should be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including the General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas and Postgraduate Certificates

Endorsements

Students will successfully complete two courses (60 credits) for each endorsement, together with the compulsory course 294.720.  Students may also complete the qualification without an endorsement with courses listed on the programme schedule.

Border and Biosecurity Endorsement

294.712 Economic and Environmental Security

294.770 Border and Maritime Security

Intelligence Endorsement

294.741 Intelligence in the International Security Environment

294.744 Intelligence Operations

Terrorism Endorsement

294.713 Counter Terrorism

294.709 Terrorism

Defence Endorsement

294.704 Command, Leadership and Management

294.714 Applied Security Planning

These regulations should be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including the General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas and Postgraduate Certificates

Majors or endorsements


How much will it cost?

We can't tell you the exact cost until you have chosen your courses, as the tuition fees you pay each year vary depending on the courses you choose. There will also be compulsory non-tuition fees you have to pay in addition to your tuition fees. For some courses there may be other charges for things such as study resources, software, trips and contact workshops.

To get an approximate idea of tuition costs for typical study areas, you can use our quick guide to programme fees.

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Financial assistance

You might be eligible to apply for a scholarship or award. You can use our scholarship search to see what is available. You may also be eligible for a student loan to help towards paying your fees.

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