Master of Arts in Security and Strategic Studies

ADMISSION
REQUIREMENTS

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GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

For graduate degree completion, graduate students must satisfy the following requirements:

  • Earn a minimum CGPA of 2.00 on a scale of 4.00.
  • Successfully complete all courses as described in the study plan.
  • The Degree Completion requirements must be met within the timeframe of the program.
  • Successfully complete the “Thesis” course.

ACCREDITATION

The American University in the Emirates is licensed by the UAE Ministry of Education – Commission for Academic Accreditation | caa.ae

THESIS TRACK

The Masters Program of Security and Strategic Studies, includes a specialized based research Thesis.

SECURITY AND STRATEGY THESIS SPECIALIZATION

Among others:

  • Environmental Security
  • Traditional and Non-Traditional Warfare
  • Preventive and Pre-Emptive Operations
  • Security and Safety
  • Strategic Management of Security
  • Medicine security
  • Complex security
  • Stadium security
  • Biological security
  • Nuclear facilities security
  • Food Scarcity
  • Smart Cities and Cyber-Security
  • Symmetrical & Assymetrical War
  • Peace and Negotiations
  • Space Security
  • Future Challenges
  • Environmental security
  • Border security
  • Roads security
  • Transportation Security
  • Strategic Statecraft
  • Policy analysis making
  • Critical infrastructure protection strategy
  • Security
  • Future affairs
  • Space Strategy
  • Water & Food Security
  • Conflict & Peace Studies

PROGRAM STRUCTURE

Course Category

Total Number of Courses

Total Number of Credit Hours

Core Courses

6

18

Free Elective Courses

4

12

Thesis 1

1

3

Thesis 2

1

3

Total

36 Credit Hours

FEE STRUCTURE

Tuition (One Semester)

………
Approx. 40,000 AED
One academic year is two semesters

Admission (One Time)

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3,500 AED

Last Updated on July 19, 2022

ATTENDANCE

WEEKEND CLASSES

Course A | Tue –Thur | 5:00 pm –8:00 pm
Course B | Mon –Wed | 5:00 pm –8:00 pm
If one course is registered, one-timing would be selected

WEEKEND CLASSES

Course A | Sat-Sun | 9:00 am –12:00 pm
Course B | Sat-Sun | 2:00 pm –5:00 pm
If one course is registered, one-timing would be selected

JOINING THE PROGRAM

Students can join anytime during the year and at the beginning of any block.

SEPTEMBER

FALL SEMESTER

JANUARY

SPRING SEMESTER

MAY

SUMMER SEMESTER

RECOMMENDED STUDY PLAN

Core Courses Thesis Free Elective

PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Prof. Dusko Tomic

Professor / Program
Director - Master of Arts
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