Security studies and criminology at Macquarie

Security studies and criminology at Macquarie

Today, it has become one of Australia’s leading centres of teaching and research in security studies, including internationally recognised programs in international security, cyber security, criminology, intelligence studies, counter terrorism, and policing.

You will benefit from an innovative and diverse learning environment through interaction with leading researchers and practitioners in the field; an applied curriculum; internships with leading industry partners; and opportunities to work with researchers exploring the big strategic issues of 21st century security.

Specific areas of expertise within the Department include:

  • Indo-Asia Pacific strategic trends 
  • The evolution of Australia’s strategic and defence policy
  • Cyber security
  • Terrorism and counter terrorism
  • Criminology
  • Intelligence
  • Organised crime 
  • Strategic policing
  • Insurgency and counter insurgency

Learn more about the Department of Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism

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