Skip to main content

30 June 2021

Defence Studies celebrates the successes of 2019-20 students

Annual prizes to the best performing students across our masters programmes.


The Defence Studies Department awards several accolades to the best performing students on our Masters programmes.

The 2019/20 awards are:


Royal College of Defence Studies – MA International Security and Strategy

The Best Strategic Analysis 2 Essay joint winners

  • Brigadier Matthew Jackson
  • Colonel Eberhard Deppisch


The Best MA Performance joint winners

  • Mr Iain King
  • Captain Karl Woodhead


Advanced Command & Staff Course – MA Defence Studies

Sir Michael Howard Prize for the Best MA Performance

  • Lieutenant colonel Florian Beerenkaemper