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Military and Defence Studies

Australian National University

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The Military and Defence Studies program at the Australian National University is offered in conjunction with the Australian Command and Staff Course (Joint) at the Australian Command and Staff College.  

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Overview

The Military and Defence Studies program at the Australian National University 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

    Learning Outcomes 

    Upon successful completion, students will be able to:

  • Master the specialised theoretical and integrated learning in strategy, military operations, command and leadership and Australian foreign and defence policy.
  • Investigate, analyse, and critique complex scholarly works and, where applicable, policy documents relevant to strategy, military operations, command and leadership and Australian foreign and defence policy.
  • Synthesize complex theories relating to the conduct of strategy, military operations, command and leadership and Australia foreign and defence policy.
  • Generate and evaluate complex ideas to practical problems in a contemporary setting and exercise judgment in military, defence or policy contexts.
  • Design, evaluate, and analyse the developments in strategy, military operations, command and leadership and Australian foreign and defence policy.
  • Justify and interpret theoretical propositions, methodologies and conclusions in strategy, military operations, command and leadership and Australian foreign and defence policy.

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Strategy
  • Operations 
  • Australia's Strategic and Defence Policy
  • Command and Leadership
  • Art of War  
  • Electives

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

72 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Provider : 00120C 

  • An AQF Level 7 or 8 qualification or international equivalent in a cognate discipline.
  • This degree is only open to selected personnel who have been posted to the Australian Command and Staff College.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Canberra

1425 - 2504 AUD /month
Living costs

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