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Military and Defence Studies (Advanced)

Australian National University

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The Military and Defence Studies (Advanced) program at the Australian National University is delivered as part of the ANU partnership with the Australian Command and Staff College of the Australian Defence Force, and only open to students who have been posed as course members to the Australian Command and Staff College.  

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Overview

The Master of Military and Defence Studies (Advanced) from Australian National University combines the coursework of the Master of Military and Defence Studies (72 Units) with additional intensive coursework and a 24-unit research thesis.

    Learning Outcomes  

  • 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 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.
  • Design, theorise and research a rigorous and original piece of scholarship that demonstrates a mastery of theoretical knowledge and communication and technical research skills.

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 included:

  • Strategy
  • Art of War
  • Operations
  • Australian Strategic and Defence Policy 
  • Leadership and Command
  • Electives

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

96 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 

  • There is no direct admission to the MMilDefStAdv. Admission is by application only, on the basis of performance in identified coursework in the Master of Military and Defence Studies, and is subject to the approval by the Delegated Authority, and the supervisory capacity of the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Canberra

1425 - 2504 AUD /month
Living costs

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