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Operations and Irregular Warfare

University of New South Wales

Master Online
12 months
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41010 AUD/year
27840 AUD/year
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About

The Special Operations and Irregular Warfare degree from University of New South Wales is aimed at military personnel and those in the security policy community, including security contractors, who would benefit from a better understanding of special operations as a military instrument. 

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Overview

Postgraduate scholars seeking to develop a research competence in this field will also find this degree a valuable foundation.It offers students a combination of core courses on special operations alongside electives addressing broader issues in strategy and security. This dual approach provides both a focused view of special operations and an understanding of their context.

Why choose this Special Operations and Irregular Warfare degree from University of New South Wales?

This is the only degree of its kind in Australia, and it is developed by Special Operations Command personnel in conjunction with UNSW academics.

Who should choose this degree?

This degree is ideal for special operations and other military personnel seeking to broaden their understanding of special operations beyond the tactical and operational skills and capabilities involved. It also provides an excellent framework for other government employees and contractors who require a good understanding of special operations.

Career opportunities

  • Defence and security professionals

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The History of Special Operations
  • Special Operations: Theory and Strategic Utility
  • GRIM Threats (Guerrilla, Revolutionary, Insurgent and Militia) and Irregular Warfare
  • Ethics in Special Operations and Irregular Warfare

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

48 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Provider Code: 00098G
  • You may be asked to provide evidence of your English proficiency to study at UNSW depending on your educational background and citizenship. English language skills are vitally important for coping with lectures, tutorials, assignments and examinations and this is why UNSW requires a minimum English language competency for enrolment.
  • If English is not your first language, you will need to provide proof of your English proficiency before you will be given an offer to study at UNSW.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    41010 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41010 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    27840 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27840 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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Getting a Student Visa

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