The College of Strategic Studies

 

    There are three academic departments within the College of Strategic studies:

  1. The Department of Strategic Studies.
  2. The Department of Human Security.
  3. The Department of Regional and International Studies.

Study Programs

     Each department provides a Masters Degree course and a PhD course   relevant to its specific academic subjects. Therefore the available academic study programs are as follows:

-       Masters / PhD in Strategic Studies

-       Masters / PhD in Human Security

-       Masters / PhD in Regional and International Studies

Masters Degree Programs

1.     University Graduates

-       Successful applicants must hold a bachelors degree from a recognized institution with a grade of no less than Very Good (80 – 90 %).

-       Applicants may also be accepted with a grade of Good (70 – 80%) if they attain 80 – 90% in strategic related subjects or if they possess a second bachelor’s degree.

-       Applicants may also be accepted if they possess a one-year postgraduate diploma related to the courses offered.

-       Applicants must demonstrate a strong relationship and enthusiasm in the area of study they wish to pursue.

2.     Applicants from Police Academies and Military Colleges

-       Successful Applicants must hold a four-year bachelors degree from a police or military Institution with an overall grade of no less than Very Good (80 – 90 %) with no less than 80 – 90% in related subjects.

-       Applicants may also be accepted with a grade of Good (70 – 80%) if they attain 80 – 90% in Strategic related subjects or if they possess a second bachelor’s degree.

-       Applicants may also be accepted if they possess a one-year postgraduate diploma related to the courses offered.

-       Successful applicants must show the ability to commit to full-time study and must undergo a successful interview.

Doctoral Programs

-       Successful applicants must hold a masters degree from a recognized institution with a grade of no less than Very-Good (80 – 90%) or a GPA of no less than 3 points from 5.

-       Applicants must be able to commit themselves to full-time study for the period of the program.

-       Applicants must present academic references from two instructors who taught the candidate and are able to attest to their relevant academic and personal abilities.

-       Applicants must present a letter of nomination from their department. Alternatively, students may privately finance their own studies.

-       Applicants must pass both a written and oral exam set by the college board.

-       In addition, the College Board may request that applicants study various Bridging Courses from a previous level of study before joining the course. These courses are to take no longer than two academic semesters and a successful applicant must acquire no less than an average of Very-Good (80 – 90%).

-       The time taken to complete the Bridging Courses and the grades attained from them are not considered part of the PhD program.