Exploring 21st century security challenges

We are one of Australia’s leading academic centres of teaching and research in applied security studies and criminology.

Our teaching is delivered by both academics and practitioners, providing students with the experience and practical skill-set required to be competitive in a wide range of security-related government and private sector employment.

Our research and teaching focuses on finding solutions to real world security challenges, including:

  • Security and Defence Studies
  • Cyber Security
  • Intelligence
  • Counter Terrorism and Resilience
  • Criminology
  • Policing


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Australian Hearing Hub
Macquarie University, NSW 2109
E: arts.ssc@mq.edu.au
T: +61 (2) 9850 1420

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Last updated: 13 Oct 2020