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We offer a range of taught and research-based postgraduate programmes and courses.

For Postgraduate Taught - Military programmes, access is limited to students at the Joint Services Command and Staff College (JSCSC) and Royal College of Defence Studies (RCDS).

Postgraduate Taught – Open Programmes

  • International Affairs MA
  • Arms Control and International Security MA

 Postgraduate Research


Postgraduate Taught – Closed Programmes

International Security and Strategy MA (RCDS)

Defence Studies MA

Defence Studies MRes

Military and Security Studies MA

Defence and Security Studies MA (Maritime)


Please see the MA Application Process for closed programmes.


The Defence Studies Department also supports the following courses:

  • Intermediate Command and Staff Course - Air (IOD)
  • Intermediate Command and Staff Course - Land (ICSC(L))
  • Intermediate Command and Staff Course - Maritime (ICSC(M))
  • Advanced Command and Staff Course (ACSC)
  • Higher Command and Staff Course (HCSC)


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