Master of Military and Defence Studies



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Courses Overview

What will I learn?
The Masters of Military and Defence Studies is offered in conjunction with the Australian Command and Staff Course (Joint) at the Australian Command and Staff College. It is designed to give students a thorough understanding of the following areas of practice:
Strategy and Operations;
Australian Defence Policy;
Military Operations, Leadership and Command; or
Australia and the Use of Force
Entry is restricted to students who are posted as course members to the Australian Command and Staff College
Career Options
Graduates from ANU have been rated as Australia's most employable graduates and among the most sought after by employers worldwide.
The latest Global Employability University Ranking, published by the Times Higher Education, rated ANU as Australia's top university for getting a job for the fourth year in a row.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion, students will be able to:
Demonstrate specialised knowledge and specialised cognitive skills in Military and Defence Studies, with an integrated understanding of the conduct of military operations, its relation to government policy, and military capability.
Be able to analyse critically, reflect on and synthesise complex information relating to the conduct of military operations, research and apply established theories and concepts and exercise expert judgement in military, defence or policy contexts.


Department

Which department am I in? ANU College of Business and Economics


Entry Requirement From Vietnam

Applicants must have completed a recognised undergraduate or postgraduate degree, certificate and/or relevant work experience, as appropriate, and satisfied any individual program subject prerequisites. English Language Requirements accepted: a score of 570 with TWE score of 4.5 in TOEFL (paper based test); Cambridge CAE Advanced score of 80 (Grade A); PTE Academic overall score of 64 with a minimum score of 55 in each section. For applicants under medicine program, undergraduate law, and legal workshop programs should hold: a score of 600 with TWE score of 5.0 in TOEFL (paper based test); Cambridge CAE Advanced score of 95 (Grade A); PTE Academic overall score of 70 with a minimum score of 60 in each section.


Entry Requirement For International Student

Students must have required the following:
An AQF Level 7 or 8 qualification or international equivalent in a cognate discipline
All applicants must meet the University's English Language Admission Requirements for Students
This degree is only open to selected personnel who have been posted to the Australian Command and Staff College.
English language requirements: Academic IELT overall score of 6.5 with at least 6 in each component of the test; TOEFL internet based test score of 80, with a minimum of 20 in Reading and Writing and 18 in Speaking and Listening; TOEFL paper based test score of 570 with TWE score of 4.5; Cambridge CAE Advanced score of 176 overall with at least 169 in all sub skills; PTE Academic score of Overall 64, minimum score of 55 in each section.


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Full Time (1.5 years)

Contact provider

19 February 2018, 23 July 2018, 25 February 2019

Australian National University Acton Campus, ACTON, Australian Capital Territory, 2601, CANBERRA, Australia