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Military, Security and Strategic Studies

24 months
Duration
8242 CAD/year
3533 CAD/year
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About

The Military, Security and Strategic Studies program at the University of Calgary is committed to promoting and developing excellence in military, security and defence studies and is one of the leading centres of excellence in military and strategic studies in North America.

Overview

The thesis-based Military, Security and Strategic Studies program at the University of Calgary places the study of war, defence, and security issues within the context of past and present human experience. With flexible programs, leading scholars in a variety of disciplines, and generous funding opportunities, we strive to ensure our students achieve success in their pursuits.

Completing this program

  • Core Courses: Classics of Strategy, Advanced Analysis of International Relations and Strategic Studies.
  • Block Week Course: Students will complete Military and Strategic Studies: Questions and Methods in the week preceding their first term.
  • Additional Courses: May include arctic security, Canadian military studies, U.S. security, ethics and morality, intelligence, and other topics.
  • Thesis: Students are required to submit and defend an original research thesis.

Outcomes

Banking, Police Service, Government, Military Procurement, Oil and Gas, NATO, Advocacy Groups.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Classics of Strategy
  • Advanced Analysis of International Relations
  • Strategic Studies
  • Military and Strategic Studies: Questions and Methods
  • Advanced Studies in Canadian Arctic Security
  • War and Interpretation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.4

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of 3.4 GPA on a 4.0 point system, over the past two years of full-time study (a minimum of 10 full-course equivalents or 60 units) of the undergraduate degree.
  • A four year baccalaureate degree, or equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • A writing sample
  • A research proposal
  • Two reference letters

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8242 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8242 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    3533 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3533 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Calgary

1247 - 1953 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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